Bayanihan Community Pantry opens in Angeles City, Pampanga

Bayanihan Community Pantry organizers have recently opened another community pantry in Angeles City, Pampanga province.

Side Grill Community pantry- Angeles City, Pampanga province

Bayanihan Community Pantry

The community pantry opened last May 2, 2021 in Side Grill within Barangay Lourdes, Mc Arthur Highway, Angeles City. The donation were given by kind hearten individuals from within the community and even as far as Metro Manila residents.

long queues at the community pantry

According to the organizers the Side Grill community pantry will serve resident every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1:00 pm to 5:00pm. While the community pantry within Barangay Dolores, San Fernando, Pampanga is open every Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon.

The organizers are also requires people who queue at the community pantry to observe proper social distancing and wearing of face mask, face shield.

fresh vegetables, rice, canned goods, eggs are some of the items at the pantry

One of the organizer is behind the highly successful Kingspoint Community Pantry last month in ( Yarda Food Hub) within Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches, Quezon City.

Among other projects are community outreach project like Medical Mission, Feeding Program, Gift Giving among indigents ,out of school youth and Katutubo Doon sa kabundokan.

Those who wanted to help, Please try to contact: Engineer Aldrin Pangan 09054855128 for details. There are also other community pantries in which he is actively involve like those in Quiapo, Makati, West Avenue, Kingspoint Subdivision within Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches, Quezon City.

Maxicare new Primary Care Center at SM City Clark, Angeles, Pampanga

Maxicare Healthcare Corporation which is the leading healthcare provider in the country, opens a new Primary Care Center (PCC) at SM City Clark, Angeles City, Pampanga province.

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ribbon cutting and blessing of the Maxicare Primary Care Center, Clark

The inauguration of the center will provide better access to top quality, efficient and seamless healthcare services for the members of the health care provider.

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It is one stop shop for their clients. For those who were not yet members, They are encourage to visit the online website.

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Maxicare officers,invited guests, staff and priest

Primary Care Center in SM Clark

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blessing

The purpose of Maxicare PCCs is to provide convenient healthcare services to our patients. We want to reach out to them as much as as we can.

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Mr. Sean Argos

With the opening of our newest PCC, our members in Central Luzon are no longer far from the help that they need,” said Maxicare president and CEO Mr. Sean Argos.

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The new PCC in Pampanga, Maxicare members can experience VIP treatment and quality healthcare through its state- of -the -art medical facility administered by expert medical professionals. It will house certified healthcare professionals.

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Primary Care physicians who specialize in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Cardiology, Obstetrics-Gynecology, OB Sonography, ENT ( ear, nose and throat), Dermatology and Ophthalmology.

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one of the medical consultation room

Services include consultation, laboratory, tests, X-ray, EGG ( electrocardiogram) and Ultrasound.

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Upon entering the center, a patient will immediately be greeted by well-trained customer service associates. The center feature a cozy waiting lounge, free WIFI access, and charging stations to ensure home-like relaxation. Moreover, those who are in a rush don’t need to worry as the average medical visit with top notch doctors spans only 30 minutes.

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The company plans to open 8 more Maxicare facilities within the Northern Luzon area in the coming months.

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The newest Maxicare Primary Care Center is located at SM City Clark, Tech Hub 6, Manuel A. Roxas Highway, Clark Freeport, Angeles City, Pampanga.

Do not forget to visit the website: http://www.maxicare.com.ph

Museo ning Angeles tour

Museo Ning Angeles, Angeles City, Pampanga province -Philippines

Museo Ning Angeles facade and statue of Dr. Jose Rizal

A small group of writers and bloggers were invited for a whole day tour of Angeles city cultural district .  We meet at Trinoma mall before embarking a 2-hour trip to Angeles City, Pampanga.

facade of the old municipal building

This edifice was constructed in 1922 during the incumbency of Mayor Juan Nepomoceno and served as the municipio (town hall) until 1999 after which it was turned over to Kuliat Foundation and converted into what is now the Museo Ning Angeles.

Museo Ning Angeles -historical marker designated the building as Important Cultural Property by the National Museum installed in June 12, 2012

This building is a priceless asset, vintage circa 1920, the edifice is a museum piece by itself, located at the prime Sto. Rosario Historic District across the Holy Rosary Cathedral.

Holy Rosary Parish Church

The church was constructed from 1877 to 1896 by the townspeople of Angeles who were made to work under the Spanish government, where all native males, 16-60, were required to perform manual labor for free.  From 1899 to 1900, the U.S. Army used the church as a military hospital.

flea market bazaar

 This exhibit bazaar of native cookies were made by women of Angeles City , Pampanga .  This is a livelihood project for the community were women were taught how to make home -style traditional cookies and  crispy mushroom crackers. Before entering the museum , I have bought  some sample of their products .

diorama of the church and Christmas lantern parade in Angeles City

Sulucan

Sulucan is former jail area

Culiat history

Angeles  City was formerly called Barrio Culiat,  where there are trees that grew abundantly in the area at the time when the first settlers founded the town is now the city’s old district.

Origin :

 Culiat or Kuliat was derived from at least two possible plant names. One is from the plant kuliát, Gnetum indicum Lour. Merr. a woody vine that abound in the place or a shrub of the the same Gnetum family. While the other one is a Diospyros specie, of the black wood family. This family of trees includes the famous Philipine ebony wood, and Talang  (Diospyros discolor Willd. [D. philippensis Desr.]). Types of talang includes the known Kamagong or Mabolo tree in many Philippine languages. Culiat Street is said to be the area where the old San Fernando barrio of Culiat was located, near the chapel of Apu Mamacalulu. An old barrio of Tandang Sora in Quezon City is also named Culiat (or Coliat).

a typical fiesta scene

culinary utensils on display found in the second floor

The museum is a common place history and lifestyle community museum to an innovative culinary center that is to become known for the depth of its research, extensive and engaging nature of its collection and its interactive service like cooking demonstration, food festivals  and documentation on Kampampangan  and International cuisine practice. For those who wanted to conduct  research on culinary and culinary studies there is also a library and short culinary course being held at the museum .

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Note: The museum also conducts Culinary and Heritage tours around the vicinity and there is a half day tour and a whole day tour available. Unlike other heritage tours one can customized or tailor fit a tour itinerary to suit one’s budget or time

Address: Old Muniscipio Building , Sto. Rosario Heritage District Sto. Rosario Street , Angeles City 2009 -Philippines

Phone (+63) 45-887-47-03 Mobile : (0926) 98766-55

Museum : Opens daily  9:00 am to 5:00pm

 night visit and Sundays : by appointment

Email: angelesmuseo_kfi@yahoo.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Museo-ning-Angeles/375871512490168

Museo ning Angeles: http://museoningangeles.blogspot.com/2007/10/about-us.html

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