The employees of Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office no. V actively participated in the five-day DENR Sportsfest held last May 16 to 20, 2016 at DENR-V Covered Court, Rawis, Legazpi City. With the energetic participation of employees from DENR, MGB, EMB, PENROs and CENROs the sportsfest was a success. It opened with a cheer dance competition and ended with a Santacruzan in line with the Flores de Mayo festival. MGB RO V exhibited an IEC booth that featured the IEC materials on mining and geosciences designed to impart knowledge and create awareness on the importance and impacts of responsible mining to the environment.