The Provincial Government of Albay under the effective leadership of Gov. Al Francis C. Bichara had received a Plaque of Appreciation from the Philippine Association of Social Workers Inc. (PASWI). The said award was given to the PASWI Chapter in the province as appreciation for hosting the Annual Convention with the theme: SOCIAL WORK in 2020 and BEYOND awarded on November 20, 2019 at Legazpi City Convention Center in Legazpi City. Further, the Albay Chapter was honored for its invaluable support in establishing the organization in the eyes of public and services to the marginalized Albayanos.