On May 03, 2018, a Eucharistic Celebration was held at the Santa Rita de Cascia Parish for those running for office in the Synchronized Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections. The Holy Mass was officiated by Santa Rita Parish Priest Fr. Roland Lopez. This was immediately followed by a short program consisting of acknowledgment of attendees by Santa Rita COMELEC officer Ardith S. Comin, messages from Sangguaniang Bayan members and Hon. Santa Rita Mayor Engr. Ferdinand L. Salalila.
Staying true to her commitment to excellent health service, Pampanga Governor Hon. Lilia G. Pineda led the Member Data Record (MDR) distribution to more than two thousand (2,000) Riteñan indigent beneficiaries. Also present in this activity were Santa Rita Mayor Hon. Ferdinand L. Salalila, Board Member Hon, Salvador B. Dimson, Jr., honorable barangay captains and Philhealth personnel header by Insurance Officers Annabelle Imana and Rowena Luciano.
Finally, the Santa Rita PAANAKAN (Birthing Station) opened 24/7 and located at the Rural Health Unit of the Santa Rita LGU was formally inaugurated on March 05, 2018.