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DIM2013 La Union: Influencers For Change

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thunderbird resort poro point la union

I had seen some photos of Thunderbird Resorts Poro Point via some relatives who had a brief stay there a few years back. I had been really impressed with the views. So when I learned that the Digital Influencers Marketing Summit (DIM2013, La Union edition) would be held there, of course, I just had to go.  I live in Metro… Read more »

A Song For A Smile

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Chatters Care for Kids (CCFK), a registered Philippine-based not-for-profit organization, is asking for monetary contributions for its latest project.  CCFK is trying to raise funds to produce a song to be used for awareness campaigns for Operation Smile Philippines  (OSP) and its beneficiaries- children and young adults born with cleft lip and cleft palate deformities. CCFK is an official partner-organization… Read more »

Suffer the Children

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Of course, guns alone don’t kill! But they do kill when placed in the hands of the wrong person. Or a law-abiding person in the wrong time or place or circumstance. I’m for stricter gun control laws. Definitely no guns in schools. No guns for citizens who are not involved in law enforcement work. Gun-related deaths are lower in countries… Read more »

Winners for Operation Smile Raffle for A Cause

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OSP campaign raffle winners

About a month ago, I posted a raffle contest for an awareness campaign for the medical missions of Operation Smile Philippines. The contest has now ended… And the winners are……. 1 Bioessence Oxygen facial treatment Gift Certificate goes to… Gigi C. Beleno 1 Bioessence Swedish massage Gift Certificate goes to… Fiona Allana B. Mason Congratulations to Gigi and Fiona! Thanks… Read more »

Raffle For A Cause, For Operation Smile Philippines

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To fellow bloggers and other concerned citizens, please help in spreading information about Operation Smile Philippines’ upcoming medical missions. In celebration of its 30th anniversary, Operation Smile Philippines will be conducting simultaneous medical missions from November to December in various parts of the country, including Manila. FREE reconstructive surgery will be done by local and international medical volunteers to indigent children… Read more »

PHmade: “It’s Worth Buying For”

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It’s (almost) the Christmas season and most of us are in a mad rush to think of presents to give to our loved ones. Instead of buying any generic item just to be able to say that we gave a gift, why not put a little thought to our gift giving efforts? Yabang Pinoy, through its launch of the PHmade… Read more »

Share the Joy of Reading

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There was always something to read at home. As far back as I can remember, my parents subscribed to Manila Bulletin (named Bulletin Today before) and Reader’s Digest. When I was a kid, various relatives and househelp who lived with our family at different periods would bring home Tagalog komiks, songhits (small magazine with song lyrics), entertainment magazines, sports magazines,… Read more »