Category Archives: Advocacy

Freedom Trail 2017

 

Freedom Trail 2017  is the only one of its kind, providing race distances for professional runners with the Ultra marathon up to the family events of fun run distances, its also the only event that supports our dear veterans who fought and died during World War 2, wherein the proceeds of the first run was given to rehabilitation of the Bataan Death March Memorial Markers.

The 4th installment of Bataan Freedom Run will fall under the commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Death March.
Given this predicament we are preparing for a full 100 Mile Race and Relay which will be participated by students, teams and individual racers.

RUN with us to help rebuild our Bataan Death March markers and other memorials! To register visit http://bit.ly/PVBFreedomRun-FreedomTrail2017 #BFR2017 #WWII75PH

World Sleep Day 2017 and the Value of Using Nice Uratex Pillow

World Sleep Day will be celebrated on March 17 , 2017 and This year’s theme ” Sleep Soundly , Nurture Life” . The event will be celebrated by more than 100 countries and territories across the globe.

Composed of a group of sleep order specialists, this field arrived in the Philippines in 1992.
celebrate World Sleep Day by reconsidering your lifestyle and prioritizing your health and wellness.

Uratex , the country’s leading mattress, bed and pillow manufacturer had partnered with the World Sleep Day organizers in the Philippines for several years.

Having a good night sleep means to have a comfortable sleeping bed, mattress and pillow.

Technological advancements, according to the study published in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, have “afforded modern society with 24-hour work operations, trans meridian travel and exposure to a myriad of electronic devices.”

Mrs. Natividad Cheng of Uratex 

As the country’s Sleep Specialist, Uratex brings premium and technology rich products that can equip the comfort that you desire. The company helps in raising awareness on the value of good sleep despite our busy lifestyles.

 

Mr. Alvin Patrimonio is a Filipino celebrity  that value the need to have a good sleep with the use of nice bed mattress, Uratex premium pillows and at least 7 to 8 hours of quality good sleeping time.

Being a former basketball player , athlete, coach and celebrity, Mr. Alvin Patrimonio knows best that we all need regular sound sleep to nurture life. It is importance of having a nice quality time and value of sleep in his performance and get the comfort of health and beyond .

Using Uratex Premium Quality sleeping pillows , mattress – He have a good night sleep from the Sleep Specialist .

So come join Uratex and celebrate the value of good sleep. #SleepSoundlyWithUratex

  Customer Hotline at (02) 888-6800

For orders and inquiries , do not hesitate to visit Uratex and https://www.facebook.com/UratexPhilippines/ page .

Website: https://worldsleepday.org/https://worldsleepday.org/

 

38th Likhang Kamay Exhibit at Glorietta

Makati City government through its Museum and Cultural Affairs Office ( MCAO ) opens today , the 38th Makati Likhang Kamay Exhibit and Sale that will run until Decmeber 4, 2016 from 11:00am to 12 midnight at the Glorietta 3 Activity Center .

Makati Mayor Abby Binay

Makati Mayor Abby Binay said the 38th Likhang Kamay Exhibit -Sale aims to highlight and put on sale various arts and crafts made by artisans and craftmen from different parts of the country . It is also being held to help Filipinos market their world -class products and services .

CM Bamboo Craft Center -Sr. Mary Lynn G. Alfeche , CM and Sr. Rya Jenelle Bueno , CM

CM Bamboo Craft Center specializes on bamboo craft is a socio-economic project committed to the integral development of its workers and the poor.

nativity scene made from bamboo

Among popular decor includes tabernacle, bamboo lampshade, candle holder, crucifix, desk stand, nativity scenes and frames

Address :2 Jereos St, Lopez Jaena Norte, La Paz, Iloilo City, 5000 Iloilo
Cellphone : 09499627174
Showroom Address: 154 Kaliraya Street , Barangay Tatalon , Quezon City , Metro Manila.
Telephone 02-740-8655
Yssa’s Crafts specializes on wall decors , wind chimes and bottles . Their products are bought by some well-known individuals, restaurants, hotels and exported in some countries.
Yssa’s Crafts

” Through Likhang Kamay Exhibit- Sale , we will be able to help our small and medium scale entrepreneurs promote their products . We invite everyone to come to the exhibit and support our local entrepreneurs , ” Binay said.

Chievs Stones and Crystal

Chievs Stones and Crystal specializes on fashion accessories and jewelries sets. Some of the jewelry sets are handmade one of the kind items.

Vallehermoso Helping Hands Foundation

Main Office : V. Lopez Jr. Drive , Baragay Bagawines , Vallehermoso , Negros Oriental 

Manila Office : 455 P. Guevarra Avenue , San Juan City 1500 

Contact : (632) 7261297

Villar Sipag Foundation

Villar Sipag Foundation gave away some organic compost to the visitors of the trade fair.

Likhang Kamay , a project of MCAO since 1978 , is being presented in cooperation with Ayala Center, Ayala Malls and Glorietta.

12th National Biotechnology Week Trade Fair and Bazaar at Quezon Cityhall

The 12th National Biotechnology Week Trade Fair and Bazaar unfolded from November 21 to December 2, 2016 at the Quezon City hall grounds.  Most of the agricultural based companies stay only for just one week , but the other stalls will continue until December 2.

Allied Botanical Corporation booth with Ms. Lian Delos Reyes

Allied Botanical Corporation had interesting new fertilizer brand in the market – They have Nutribella with different kinds of formulation  ( 20-20-20 , 15-15-30 , 30-10-10 )

Condor Seeds

Aside from fertilizer brand Peters and Osmocote , the company also have different kinds of seeds of vegetables, flowering plants, herbs and organic compost .

Area Sales Manager : Ms. Dorie G. Fadriquela  +63939-9910-8924

Website : http://www.alliedbotanical.com/

Harbest Agricultural Corporation had started their operation on July 1997 as importer and distributor for Known-You Seeds Co. products in the Philippines. The company had expanded to include plastic materials like mulching film, seedling tray, irrigation and greenhouse systems, hand tractors, power sprayers, testing tools and others.

For those asking for Calcium nitrate , the company sells them at Php 60.00 per kilo , the calcium is used in orchids , plants and fruit trees . They also sell urea . One can buy them at their store outlet in Pasig City.

Website: http://www.harbest.com.ph/

East West Seed Corporation booth with Mr. Marvin Mercado ( Marketing assistant )  , Julieanne Dique and William Cruz ( Ads and Promo Assistant)

East West Seed Corporation  booth showcases different kinds of seeds and new vegetable hybrids . The company also sells value seed packs.  They have a demonstration farm and their head office is located in San Rafael , Bulacan .

Monsanto was founded in 1901 and one of the top 100  ” Best Corporate Citizens” by CR Magazine.

Address : 1002 AlPAP 2 Building, Trade Avenue, corner Investment Avenue, Madrigal Business Park, Alabang, Muntinlupa, 1780 Metro Manila

Website : http://www.monsanto.com/

blind masseurs 

There are between 50 to 80 commercial stalls with several agricultural companies , PWD ( People with Disabilities )  and non-government organizations have their stalls at the annual trade fair .

Ms. Shyla Ibañez

This booth sells different products made by Kamza Disabled -The mothers of disabled children and People with Disability are making bags , towels which are sold at the store . They also have Tala Leprosarium – former patients from the leprosarium made beautiful hand crafted reversible dolls and holders.

A purchase of these items would ensure that these people would have sustainable livelihood opportunities.

For those who could not visit the ongoing trade exhibit , The outlet had a stall at the Greenhills Shopping Center , San Juan

Contact : Ms. Shyla Ibañez ( 0909-033-4486)

Husay Pinay (Ms. Arsenia Luna )

Husay Pinay – Uses eco friendly bags made from recycled paper , the group helps women of Quezon City enhances their creativity develop their skills and find livelihood opportunities .

Contact Person : Ms. Adela C. Gaton

0919-203-6471/ 431-66-23

Email :adelagaton@yahoo.com

Tahanan Walang Hagdanan

Website : http://twh.org.ph

Online Store: http://tahanangwalanghagdanan.shopinas.com/

There were at least over a dozen cooperatives and stalls which sells items made by indigent , pwd’s among others . Let us try to patronized their products and have a worth while gifts to our friends , relatives or love ones this Yuletide season.

 

 

 

9th Alay Sining Art Exhibit by Rotary Club of Makati

 The 9th annual Alay Sining is run under the auspices of the Gift of Life International which arranges funding for the treatment of children with congenital heart ailments. It has brought aid to over 18,000 children of indigent families in 71 emerging countries. Alay Sining is a noteworthy example of partnership between the artists who have supported the drive, and RCMW that has successfully benefited children and help them lead normal lives.

Among the artists whose works will be on exhibit and sale in this year’s Alay Sining 9 are Abel Agubang, Jinggoy Buensuceso, Glenn Kagandahan, Kenneth Cobonpue, Jojit Nagamos, Jaime Nepomuceno and other leading and up-and-coming artists. Two of Alay Sining’s beneficiares, Maranathalie Balitaon and Rogin de Pedro (2nd and 3rd from left), grace the art exhibit sale launch with Alay Sining president Paolo Delgado, RCMW past president Lou del Rosario,  and participating artists Nepomuceno and Sam Penaso.

There are different kinds of art works from paintings, sculpture , glass works among others, remember that for every time one purchase an art work , they can help save lives.

ART WITH A HEART.  Art can save lives and this has been proven by the Rotary Club of Makati West (RCMW) as it launches its annual charity art sale on November 11-13, 2016 at The Gallery, Greenbelt 5 in Makati City.

Center for Continuing Education and Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship in College of Holy Spirit

Paraclete Auditorium , College of Holy Spirit-163 E. Mendiola Street ,Manila, Philippines 

College of Holy Spirit is changing the landscape of the academe, while maintaining the school reputation of their heritage , program and tradition of the school. The College of Holy Spirit -Manila ( CHSM) is known for Values Education is taking an even higher step in its commitment to provide learning opportunities , enhance professional skills and make better , more responsible members of the society .

L-R Ms. Grace Songcuya Mascenon (director in charge ) , Dr.Jesusa  M. Marco ( president) , Maria Theresa Abeleda Llave (president-Holy Spirit Alumni Alumni Management Core) Ms. Guillermina M. Ong ( board member)

The century -old school is now under the new management by the Holy Spirit Alumni Management Corporation ( HSAMC) composed of 14 alumnae and one non-alumnae who is well-recognized in the education field.

old mango trees and well-maintained benches within the campus

The school had a nice manicured garden and is dubbed as ” Green Oasis in the Heart of Mendiola ” Despite the loss of gardens , green spaces due to the development of schools within the Mendiola area, the college had maintained their old world charm and their historic school buildings .

manicured lawn and spacious hallways

students

Website : http://www.holyspirit.edu.ph/