The Philippine Mines Safety and Environment Association, in cooperation with the National Community Relations Practitioners in the Philippine Mining / Mineral Industry gives recognition to the Women’s group of Apex Industrial Sewers Producers Cooperative, in recognition to its Sewing Livelihood Projects, with special citiation of womens IP Empowerment, in partnership with Apex Mining Company, Inc., during the 4th National Community Relations Officers Conference, with the theme: Advancing Community Development Strategies in attaining Socio-Economic Growth. The ComRel Conference is one of the highlighted activities in the 65th Philippine Mines Safety and Environmental Conference held in Camp John Hay Trade and Cultural Center, Baguio City held on November 15-18, 2016.