National Teacher’s Month Celebration with PHLPOST, urges student to write via online

Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) invites all students to join the “Dear Teacher” online letter writing contest to express their gratitude to their beloved teachers.

National Teacher’s Month Campaign

The project is in cooperation with the Department of Education (DepEd) and Metrobank Foundation Inc., Philippine Postal Corporation‘s ” Salamat Po Letter Writing Advocacy Program” encourages students to recognize their teachers through the art of letter-writing in celebration of “National Teachers’ Month” which falls every September.

According to PHLPost, even during the pandemic period, they are doing this annual letter writing contest via online to effectively promote and appreciate the hardwork and sacrifices of our teachers in molding the students to become better persons in society.

Students shall compose a short, one-page handwritten letters expressing their gratitude to their beloved teachers.

Participants shall photograph their letters, post it on Facebook and tag Facebook page @salamatpoletterwriting or may email at: salamatpo.phlpost@gmail.com.

Winners with the best handwritten letters will be selected, to receive a special prize from PHLPost and partner agencies.

Plant Pockets Bazaar at SM North

Plant lovers,enthusiasts, plantito, plantitas, halamamoms, plantiquarians will surely visit the sky garden bridgeway 1 and 2 area of SM North EDSA in Quezon City.

Plant Pockets Bazaar

The mini-plant bazaar will showcase some indoor plants, pots, plant stand, plastic decor, fertilizer and gardening tools.

The plant bazaar was organize by Creative Events and Exhibit Management by Joann and John Fuentebella, City Events Manila by Jov Flores.

Safety protocols set by IATF, Quezon City local government and by SM North EDSA management ensure that buyers and visitors to the plant bazaar area have an ample distancing.

Exhibitors included Pinky Spikes carrying Arids and Aroid plants, Kraft Nanay Planters Philippines Gerry’s Garden and Waterfalls, Airplantita Manila, Masitera.

Plant pockets is from September 11 and will run until September 27, 2020. Mall hours.

Photo courtesy of Director Claudio Toot Sanchez Mariscal IV and the organizer

KHAI MOA Signing Ceremony and Turnover of Fire Truck

Kingspoint Homeowners Association Incorporated ( KHAI) had a simple turn-over ceremony of fire truck to Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Quezon City. The turnover was held at the Kingspoint Park covered court at past 10:00am.

The short program started with KHAI board members, homeowners, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) representatives,councilors and selected officials from Barangay Bagbag were on hand to witness the momentous occasion despite the cloudy weather and social distancing observed during the event. Opening statement came from SINSP Marvin H. Mari ( Station Commander -Station 5)

KHAI Turnover and Program

President Lamberto Q. Nolasco ( KHAI president 2019 to 2021) was present told the small crowd that it took several years from conceptualization, fund raising and mobilization of people and resources in order to purchase a fire truck which is needed within the subdivision and immediate neighborhood. In recent memory, There was a destructive fire which engulf a community near Katipunan Avenue last November 24, 2018 which destroyed over 50 homes and affected at least 100 families.

Important Personalities

There was also a short report on the covid 2019 response of Barangay Bagbag and in which Kingspoint subdivision is part of the barangay and Quezon City.

Other important personalities includes Hon. Jose Visaya, Mr. Ricardo B. Corpuz (City government department head III, Barangay and community relations department of Quezon City), Dir. Emmanuel D. Borromeo (CESO V City Director, DILG Quezon City) and SSupt. Joe Fernand L. Bangyod ( City Fire Marshall).

Other important personalities includes former councilor Mr. Enrico “Ric” Serrano ( founder and owner of Holy Child Academy, Novaliches) who is a long time resident of the place.

Mayor Maria Josefina “Joy” Belmonte- Alimurung was also invited during the turnover ceremony but was unable to attend affair.

Mr. Eduardo S. Mangulabnan and Mrs. Elva U. Aguirre serves as masters of ceremonies.

Giroc’s Shawarma Opens in Goodwill Homes 1, Novaliches

Giroc’s Shawarma opens a new branch along Katipunan Avenue within Goodwill Homes 1, Barangay San Bartolome, Novaliches in Quezon City.

Giroc’s Shawarma Opening

Giroc’s shawarma started in 2015 in Cubao with their well loved shawarma and value meal.

Shawarma craze had invaded the foodie community of Kingspoint Subdivision, San Pedro IX, Kasiyahan Village, Grand Monaco Villas, El Pueblo Condominium (Barangay Bagbag).Goodwill Homes 1,California Homes, Doña Faustina Village, Sierra Vista and nearby areas.

The grand opening was supposed to be at around 3:00 pm but had to wait at least 1 hour for them to start getting our order Everyone is on happy mood despite the change in afternoon skies.

There are long lines of customers coming from all walks of life and their BUY 1 TAKE 1 Promo is a big hit for just Php 125.00 !

They will be having their shawarma value meal and others. Giroc’s shawarma will be coming up with their own delivery system within the community. But the meantime, They only accept take out.

The stall is located near the famous Ohtako Takoyaki and Potato Corner along Katipunan Avenue which is considered as food street area which stretches from Kingspoint Subdivision, Goodwill Homes 1, California Village to Sierra Vista.

Note: The author is not connected with the management of the stall , all prices quoted in this blog may be subject to change without prior notice.

Giroc’s Shawarma

Address: Block 1 , Lot 1, Goodwill Homes I, Barangay San Bartolome, Novaliches, Quezon City

Operations : 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm Everyday

Kabayan Mami and Pares House in Goodwill Homes 1, Novaliches

Kabayan Mami and Pares House recently open their door for business. They have a soft opening promo last September 8 with a special in-house promo of Buy 2 Take 1 beef mami at their stall.

Kabayan Mami House

The beef mami is affordable it is only Php 20.00 per serving and they also have senior citizen discount.

The mami house can only accommodate few customers at any given time. Most are for take out. The beef meat is soft and the soup is not salty.

Those living within Kingspoint Subdivision, San Pedro IX, Kasiyahan Village, Grand Monaco Villa, El Pueblo, California Village, Doña Faustina Village and Goodwill Homes 1, Novaliches. Do not forget to visit Kabayan mami house. It is located just beside Meat Shop by Calidad.

Kabayan Mami and Pares House

Address: Block 4, Lot 4, Door B, Katipunan Avenue, Goodwill Homes 1, Barangay San Bartolome, Novaliches, Quezon City.

Operational Hours: 6:00 am to 8:00 pm ( subject to change ) Everyday