SPm RIA FARIÑAS IN BACARRA. Senior Sangguniang Panglalawigan member Ria Christina Fariñas (seated, center, first row), local officials and Barangay Nutrition Scholars of Bacarra, Ilocos Norte pose for a souvenir photo during the 4th Provincial BNS Congress held at the public amphitheater in that town last July 12, 2013. Hon. Farinas served as the invited keynote speaker during the said BNS congress. Most of these BNS are adult women of not more than 60 years old. They play a key role in the implementation of the LGUs nutrition and health care program by reaching out every household in remote and upland areas.(photo courtesy of SPm RCF office)