Search for Outstanding PWD of Mindanao 2015

The Nominees of the Search for Outstanding PWD in Mindanao 2015

The Nominees of the Search for Outstanding PWD in Mindanao 2015

On July 17, 2015, the spotlight was focused on 8 Outstanding Mindanaoans. Their commonality? They have all achieved awesome feats and they are all Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). They are instruments of change in the lives of others and in their communities. Through their careers and advocacies, they have given inspiration to other PWDs and other Mindanaoans, as well.

They were given recognition during the Search for Outstanding PWD of Mindanao 2015 organized by Mr. Naprey Almario of the Behind the Rolling Chair. The Awarding Ceremony was held on July 17 at The Annex of SM City Davao. It was held in celebration of the 37th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week.

The finalists of the Search for Outstanding PWD of Mindanao 2015 are:

  • Ms Maricel Fornis,
  • Ms Shirlyn Macasarte,
  • Mr Ramil Jaictin,
  • Ms Geraldine Gonzaga,
  • Mr James Infiesto,
  • Mr Rene Aaron,
  • Mr Rannie Gimeno, and
  • Mr Joel Escol.

The finalists were nominated by their peers. A panel of judges were present during the Awarding Ceremony to determine who among the finalists is the Most Outstanding PWD of Mindanao 2015.
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Doon Po Sa Amin Competition

Doon Po Sa Amin Competition 2015

Doon Po Sa Amin Competition 2015

Showcase the beauty of Davao and all things amazing about our awesome city. Join the Doon Po Sa Amin Competition and be Davao’s Ambassador.

Doon Po Sa Amin (DPSA) is a video-making competition that enjoins Filipinos to share their hometown stories. It is organized and SMART Communications annually since 2008.

DPSA is a nationwide competition with two divisions:

  1. the Student Division for high school and college students, and
  2. Open Division for other Pinoys.

Student Division

A team joining the Student Division must be composed of 10 members. It must consist of 7 to 9 high school or college students and 1 to 3 teachers or coaches. Students may be from different levels, sections, or courses but all must be officially enrolled in the same school or university. All team members must be Philippine residents.

Open Division

A team joining the Open Division must be composed of 8 to 10 professional or non-professional filmmakers. The team must have a designated Official Representative. Characters in the video or production crew members can be counted as team members. All team members must be Philippine residents.
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SM Lanang Premier Pets Social Grand Membership Day for Dog Lovers

SM Lanang Premier Pet Social

SM Lanang Premier Pet Social

SM Lanang Premier will have a Grand Membership Day for Dog Lovers today, July 19, 2015. During the event, SM Lanang Premier will launch with their Official Dog Club at the SMLP Fountain Court. This is in partnership with the Office of the City Veterinarian and Pet Zoofari.

The SMLP Dog Club is called the Pets Social. It aims to foster a community of dog lovers and dog handlers. Members of the club and their dogs will enjoy special perks, treats, and events. This is a progression of SM Lanang Premier’s Pet Day Sundays which encourages pet owners to bring their pets to the SMLP Fountain Court every Sunday.

Pets Social Members will have exclusive access to trainings and seminars about their pets and pet ownership and monthly events, and card holder discounts from Pet Zoofari. During the Grand Membership Day, Pets Social Members will get raffle prizes and freebies during the Grand Membership Day. The first 100 registrants on July 19 will get free pet consultation and free anti-rabies vaccination by the Office of the City Veterinarian.
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Krispy Kreme 78th Birthday Promo

Krispy Kreme 78th Birthday with Davao Bloggers

Krispy Kreme 78th Birthday with Davao Bloggers

Happy Birthday, Krispy Kreme!

Krispy Kreme is celebrating its 78th Birthday on July 13, 2015. And they’re celebrating it with all of us.

To thank you for 78 years of Krispy Kreme, KK will have a special #JoyinaBox treat for everybody. On July 13, you can buy half a dozen of Krispy Kreme Original Glazed Doughnuts for only P78.

You can avail of the Krispy Kreme 78th Birthday Promo in two ways:

Downloading the Krispy Kreme PH App at the Krispy Kreme 78th Birthday with Davao Bloggers

Downloading the Krispy Kreme PH App at the Krispy Kreme 78th Birthday with Davao Bloggers

July Birthday celebrants that are registered users at the KK Philippines App will receive a special Birthday Coupon via SMS. They can also use this coupon to redeem on July 13. Don’t you wish your birthday is on July?
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SM City Davao University Fair Opens Today

SM City Davao University Fair 2015

SM City Davao University Fair 2015

Undecided about college and your future career? Head over to the Annex Event Center of SM City Davao and immerse yourself in the academic and career options offered at the SM City Davao University Fair.

The University Fair opens today, July 9, 2015 and will run for three days until July 11. Academic and technical institutions from Davao and from around the country will showcase their academic programs.

Among the participating institutions are Ateneo de Zamboanga and Xavier University (Ateneo de Cagayan de Oro), International Academy for Film and Television (Bigfoot) from Cebu, Silliman University from Dumaguete, and academic institutions from Manila: National University, De La Salle College of Saint Benilde, Mapua College of Technology, University of Santo Tomas, and SoFA Design Institute. This will give attendees to expand their choices beyond what is already accessible to them in Davao.

The University Fair is also a good venue for students to know available academic choices from Davao institutions, without the hassle of visiting different campuses. Ateneo de Davao University, Davao Doctor’s College, University of Immaculate Conception, Fashion Institute of Design and Arts, Institute of International Culinary and Hospitality Entrepreneurship, Joji Ilagan Career Center Foundation, MOST Institute of Davao, Philippine Women’s College, University of Mindanao, and the University of the Philippines in Mindanao will also exhibit their academic programs.
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Abreeza Fashion Forum featuring Mango Man

Klyde Karabelo wearing Jeans by Mango Man at Abreeza Ayala Mall

Davao Blogger Klyde Karabelo wearing Jeans by Mango Man at Abreeza Ayala Mall

Every month, Davao’s fashionable crowd, media personalities, and bloggers converge at the Abreeza Fashion Forum to hear about the latest brands, styles, and trends in the city. In a special edition of the forum, Abreeza hosted an intimate round table discussion for members of the media and bloggers featuring Mango Man.

Present during the June 2015 Abreeza Fashion Forum were Mango Man Country Supervisor Kelly Santos and Assistant Marketing Manager Cai Gualberto.

Mango Ph Country Supervisor Kelly Santos and Assistant Marketing Manager Cai Gualberto at the Abreeza Fashion Forum featuring Mango Man

Mango Ph Country Supervisor Kelly Santos and Assistant Marketing Manager Cai Gualberto at the Abreeza Fashion Forum featuring Mango Man

Kelly and Cai introduced the Mango Man brand and shared the upcoming trends, styles, and Mango Man apparel and accessories for the Fall/Winter 2015 Season. The Mango Man store in Davao will carry the same Mango Man items available globally. Selected heavy winter clothes will also be available for Davaoeños. The prominent colors for the incoming seasons are blue and camel. So do keep that in mind.
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