Friday, April 29, 2016

Jr.NBA and Jr.WNBA Presented by Alaska search for best basketball players’ ends in National Training Camp in Manila








The Jr.NBA and Jr.WNBA Presented by Alaska started its search for the best basketball players in the country through Regional Selection Camp that was held at Baguio City, Davao, Cebu and Don Bosco Institute in Makati.

Boys and girls who joined the search for the ten best boys and five best girls basketball players will become members of the Jr.NBA and Jr.WNBA All-Star team. There was also a search for the boys and girls coaches who will handle the two teams.

The All-Star Team will travel overseas for their NBA experience trip together with fellow Jr. NBA All-Stars from Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and Indonesia. The 2015 Jr. NBA All-Stars traveled to China to watch the NBA Global Games in Shenzhen featuring the Charlotte Hornets and the L.A. Clippers.

The Jr. NBA and Jr. WNBA Presented by Alaska is one of Alaska Milk’s programs that shape, train, challenge and inspire children to achieve their dreams and aspirations in life.

“These holistic programs train children to be confident, disciplined and hardworking because Alaska Milk Corporation aims to prepare them to be winners in life in the future. This year’s program includes new locations such as Batangas, Catanduanes and Cavite to reach more children and coaches and discover the best basketball players across the country,” said Blen Fernando, Marketing Director
.  



The 2011 National Nutrition Survey conducted by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) revealed that three out of ten children aged 5-10 years were underweight while eight out of one hundred children of the same age were overweight, making malnutrition and obesity two of the most pressing nutritional problems in the Philippines today.  

The Jr.NBA and Jr.WNBA presented by Alaska is under Alaska Milk’s Nutrition.Action. Champion program. It helps address the issue of overweight and undernourished Filipino children with the promotion of proper nutrition and active lifestyle through sports and outdoor play.

This year’s program started with the tip-off at in the same venue last Jan. 23. School clinics, that teach the fundamentals of basketball, ran in April with stops at Bukidnon, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Dagupan, Davao, Iloilo, Metro Manila and Puerto Princesa. New locations include Batangas, Catanduanes and Cavite.  



The top 50 boys and 24 girls from the Regional Selection Camps will advance to the final selection stage in the National Training Camp in Manila on April 22-24.

NBA and WNBA legends Norris Cole of New Orleans Pelicans and Taj McWilliams, former Minnesota Lynx, will attend the National Training Camp to help train and inspire the finalists. The program will culminate with the selection of ten Jr. NBA and five Jr. WNBA All-Stars.




More than 36,000 players and 2,700 coaches have participated in the program since it started in the Philippines in 2007. During the 2015-16 season, the Jr. NBA and Jr. WNBA program will reach more than 6.5 million youth in 32 countries.

The Jr. NBA and Jr. WNBA is the league’s global youth basketball participation program for boys and girls which teaches the fundamental skills as well as the core values of the game at the grassroots level in an effort to help grow and improve the youth basketball experience for players, coaches and parents.
  

For general information about Jr. NBA and Jr. WNBA Philippines presented by Alaska please visit www.jrnba.asia/philippines, www.alaskamilk.com, and   www.alaskapowercamp.com/basketball.  For live updates log on to www.alaskaplayph.com follow us on FB, IG and Twitter @playph #jrnba #jrwnba.



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MOLITO COOL SUMMER FEST 2016 - Ice Cream, Desserts and more Festival




Summer is one of the most-awaited seasons of the year.  During this time, everyone looks forward to vacation getaways, recreations and of course, food.  And one of them is the all-time favorite ice cream.   Filipinos, both young and adults, love to eat ice cream especially during summer to beat the summer heat.  

As part of its summer campaign, Molito is launching its very first COOL SUMMER – Ice Cream, Desserts and More Festival 2016.  It aims to bring the whole family together in a fun-filled and entertaining event that would make summer really enjoyable.  It will be held on May 13-14, 2016 (Friday and Saturday), starting 4:00PM at the Molito Lifestyle Center.   

The event will gather different ice cream manufacturers, distributors and specialty stores. Aside from ice creams, other related-products such as desserts and sweets will be highlighted.  

There will be booths from the exhibitors and sponsors showcasing their products.  Visitors will be surely delighted with the free products (samples), games, raffle and live music entertainment from guest bands.  Admission is free.  

MOLITO Alabang is located at Madrigal Avenue corner Alabang-Zapote Road, Alabang, Muntinlupa City and owned and operated by Belville Development Corporation.  




The MOLITO Cool Summer Fest 2016 event is organized and supported by PMCM Events Management.


For Ice Cream and deserts fanatics....Here is the festival you don't wanna missed....For Call Center galz and dudes, check this Summer of Deserts at Molito Alabang...

Thank you for reading this PR article for Molito Cool Summer Fest 2016.

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Diyos-Diyosan: Election Movie for a Wiser Filipino Voters!






The film “Diyos-Diyosan” is a socio-political film that tackles a very timely issue in the Philippines. Written and Directed by Cesar Evangelista Buendia, this film aims to educate all the Filipinos to become a responsible and wise voter.

Starring ABS CBN Banana Split star John Prats, and veteran actress Princess Punzalan, the film “Diyos-Diyosan” challenged their versatility as an actor.

The story revolves around Mojica’s life struggle to be recognized by the society but soon after that recognition becomes his hunger for power.

Seraphimsnotes points of view;

Must watch movie for all Filipino Voters to be more attentive with one's political candidate towards their personality, behavior and socio-economic concerns to all levels of society.

To be more observant not only on their platforms and sweet tongue but also, towards their human to human approach. Most importantly, if they have faith in our creator because their rise and fall will only be dictated towards his own will and understanding. 

My only wish, whatever the outcome will be. Hope, they will serve Filipino Race with heart's compassion, integrity, dignity & honesty. 

May they have the heart for needy &  poor people, they should have more concern on others welfare rather than their own agenda. May the Philippines be prosperous and inclined to economic progress for the betterment of all Filipino People. Corruption and crab mentality no more. Rudeness of Power should be discarded for the goodness of mankind.

Thank you for reading this blog regarding Diyos-Diyosan Movie!!!

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FrenchTech Philippines joins Asia Digital Marketing Expo 2016 for StartUp Innovators!





Asia Digital Marketing Expo 2016 happening on May 27, 2016 at SMX Convention Center, Taguig  is lucky to have La French Tech Philippines, a group of French entrepreneurs which aims to promote growth of information technology start-ups locally and internationally, is joining one of the much awaited annual event and adding Manila as one of its hubs globally.

The group that has developed startup hubs in San Francisco, Barcelona, London, New York, Sao Paulo, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Tel Aviv and Cape Town is proud to have a hub in the Philippines this time to help the start ups locally. It aims to promote growth of IT startups, locally and internationally. 

French startup accelerator WeCube Inc. will be opening in Makati City its working space and will be operating an incubator to boost the startup ecosystem in the country.

WeCube will also provide mentorship, coaching, network as well as enabling traction and access to funding or advisory on fund raising.

For more information; 09166299381 or send an email to grace@asiadigitalmarketing.ph 


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Friday, April 22, 2016

Healthy Gut with FatOut!!




Detoxifying your colon doesn't just remove the excess body weight but it also makes you feel better generally. Expulsion of toxins that accumulated over time improves your digestive system. As toxins are flushed away regularly, irregular bowel movement, constipation, and other gut problems are prevented. Detoxify regularly by adding FatOut to your diet.

FatOut has Sweep and Shred formula which helps in cleansing your colon and trimming down your extra fat. FatOut sweeps away toxins from your colon and shreds excess body fat. It is a combination of the following amazing ingredients - Psyllium Husk, Green Tea Extract, Pu’er Tea Extract, Aloe Vera Powder, Alfalfa and Oat Fiber – that promotes good digestive health and boosts weight loss all together.

Regulate your bowel movement and prevent tummy problems by constant removal of toxins. Stand out with FatOut! Experience a pampering kind-of-day with your idol, Kim Chiu. Check out the official FB page of FatOut for more information. www.facebook.com/ATCFatOut



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Alaska advocates a healthy & active lifestyle with its summer Alaska Power Camps


According to the Food and Nutrition Research Institute’s 7th National Nutrition Survey in 2008, at least 16 million Filipinos aged 20 and above, and about 2 out of 10 children are overweight. Undernutrition also remains to be a public health concern affecting nearly 3 out 10 children. Also recently, there have been prevalent issues on change in children’s interests and behaviors brought by fast-changing technological environment.
With these alarming concerns, Alaska Milk Corporation is committed to help provide proper nutrition and promote an active lifestyle. Thus every summer, Alaska gathers basketball, football and volleyball enthusiasts through its Alaska Power Camps. The summer sports program inspires both girls and boys to engage in sports.  Moreover, through basketball, football and volleyball, the child does not only improve his/her talent but also acquire proper skills development and formation of the Power Camp values of discipline, determination, hard work, teamwork and sportsmanship.

Distinguished Philippine sports icons will lead the Alaska Power Camps. First, Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) legend and Alaska Aces assistant coach Jeffrey Cariaso will lead a team of basketball coaches.  Second, former professional football player and currently Alaska Football Power Camp Project Director and Alabang Football School, Makati Football School Director, Tomas Lozano will lead the Alaska Football Power Camp. Lastly, Philippine Super Liga volleyball player and former De La Salle University Lady Spikers star volleyball player, Michele Gumabao, will lead a team of volleyball experts in teaching aspiring young girls in the Alaska Volleyball Power Camp.

Alaska continues to encourage children to go out and play by participating in various Alaska sports programs like Alaska Power Camp. For general information about Alaska Milk Corporation visit www.alaskamilk.com, for more information about Alaska Milk Corporation Sports Program visit www.playph.com, Facebook: www.facebook.com/PlayPH; Twitter: @playph; Instagram: @alaskaplayph
For more information about Alaska Power Camp, please visit the following websites: http://alaskapowercamp.com/basketball/2014/
http://alaskapowercamp.com/football/2014/
www.alaskapowercamp.com/volleyball


For inquiries please call 840-4500 local 205 or 209 and look for CK Kanapi-Daniolco, Sports Development Group



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So, what are you waiting kids, filled up your summer with
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FatOut for Safe Colon Cleansing!!!



Toxins in your colon can cause various health complications - irritability, digestive problems and even weight gain. This is why you should take necessary steps in cleaning your colon such as drinking enough water, adding more fiber and vegetables in your diet. There's also FatOut which assist in cleansing your colon the natural way.

FatOut has Sweep and Shred formula which helps in cleansing your colon and trimming down your extra fat. FatOut sweeps away toxins from your colon and shreds excess body fat. It is a combination of the following amazing ingredients:

•         PSYLLIUM HUSK - known as the super fiber, it cleans the colon and sweeps away toxins and cholesterol from dietary fats.

•         GREEN TEA EXTRACT - known to effectively aid weight loss as it burns and shreds fats by speeding up metabolism

•         Pu’er Tea Extract - eliminates hard-to-digest fats

•         Aloe Vera Powder - the essential amino acids in this ingredient help detoxify and remove toxins in the colon

•         Alfalfa - promotes better digestive health

•         Oat Fiber - controls the appetite and suppresses cravings.

Cleanse your colon the natural way. Stand out with FatOut! Want to meet and chat with Kim Chiu? Now it's all possible with FatOut's Royal Treatment. It's easy to join, visit the official FB page of FatOut for the mechanics. www.facebook.com/ATCFatOut


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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Making ALASKA Champions into Young Filipino Athlete!!!


Some, Basketball has been their strokes of life, an Air to breathe for some players. The moment they wake up, they carry a ball on their breakfast table. So, what steps should they do. Work on it and be the best as they can. Show their skils, their stamina and endurance. Running in the court, making a pass, a 3pt shot and a strong lay up to reach their dreams. Repetition and practice daily are merits to dwell on their fight inside the court.



Dribble a ball and look for a jump shot. Making a straight win and a good defensive steal. That's what life is. You need discipline, will , perseverance and most of all faith in one's self to be a Champion like Alaska, molding one's future to be brave and focus on climbing the top.


I've been seeing kids joining since Day 1 in Don Bosco and even in Regional in Baguio Training Camp. I see fire in their Eyes, eager to learn some tips and skills by experts coaches of Jr.NBA. Excited to be part in a World of Basketball, wherein they expresses their real joy as a child. Where does champions starts, I can tell you the moment, they step in a court, the first time, they felt the cramps of their muscles, the perspiration fell on their faces, the 1st thirst for water and the sigh gasping for air as they go back and forth to have a nice game. 


That is where all started, their experience & big will to be part of the Game. 

Finally, players were chosen from the Regional Training Camp for Jr.NBA/ Jr.WNBA. To start for  Day 1, Saturday, a total of 1,114 boys and girls (1030 boys, 84 girls) went to Don Bosco Technical Institute in Manila to take part in the program where their basketball skills were tested/checked. At the end of the day, 40 boys and 24 girls were chosen to return for Day 2 of the camp where amongst them the RSC Manila representatives to the National Training Camp will be chosen.

While, on Day 2, the basketball clinic was held in the morning and in the afternoon where the scrimmages, were the boys and girls were grouped into teams and were made to play sets of basketball games where they can apply all that they have learned from day 1 and from the basketball clinic in the morning.


At the end of Day 2, those who qualified for the NTC were announced:

To sum it up for this year Jr.NBA/ Jr.WNBA, here are the list:

Girls: (8)

Dianne Camille Nolasco
Lalaine Gonzales
Carly Monreal
Lindsey Nacional
Magda Lioui Flores
Ma Cecilia Quilenderino
Princess Marie Villarin
Jonalyn Bongalos

Boys: (16)
Mark Glenn Gabon
Luis Gabriel Aguila
Anjelo Raphael Argente
Jhondhel Austria
Jearico Nunez
Kai Zachary Sotto
Andrei Philip Lechoncito
Mark Nicole Lucban
Reich Randell Villegas
Prince Junnell De Belen
Pauloh Villarin
Patrick Lance Inting
Jericho Ross Paglinawan
Miguel Rey Luis Tan
Devon Dein Diez
Russel Ducane

Filipino Kid grew up playing a ball. Even, in provinces, you can see them in the afternoon, simply, playing with friends & exploring around the Court near their Barangay. Basketball is on their veins, heart & their system. Ordinary hobby to be enriched with proper technique and knowledge strategies to win the game. 



So, I'm not surprised that beyond the years that Jr.NBA/ Jr.WNBA had continue their advocacy to search Filipino Young players to develop their skills had been a huge success. Year by year, outstanding numbers had been joining across the Philippine Region to showcase their inner love for Basketball. 



Witnessing all kids with all ages enjoy basketball during Jr.NBA /Jr.WNBA is such a joy & an overwheming experience. I met a lot of girl players and petite/ tall boys who had the speed and good hands for shooting. I sense their happiness and their goal to be recognized and learn more.



This is such a big priviledge to be one of the Sports Blogger of Jr.NBA/ Jr.WNBA presented by ALASKA, the most well-known in Milk Industry who has a strong advocacy for healthy lifestyle and fighting malnutrition in the land. A Company whose mission and vision to create an individual to be Champions on their own chosen field of Sports. To all Jr.NBA / Jr.WNBA a job well done for all the patience and wisdom you imparted to all Filipino Kids in terms of Basketball and life perspectives.


I love Basketball. I love seeing the game live. I grew up watching it in the TV. I experienced running a whole court in La Salle Dasma Stadium. I play few hoops in Storyland. I may not be a varsity player but when you think of it. No Filipino's haven't tried this Game...it's within our roots. Filipino players are ready to conquer the World of Basketball with our young generation of players.


Simply, I LOVE THIS GAME!!! I LOVE JR.NBA/ JR.WNBA!!!
ALASKA MAKING OF A CHAMPION!!!



Thank you ALASKA & Jr.NBA/Jr.WNBA! More power!

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Exploring Philippine Island: Seraphims Galera Excapades 2016!

Galera has been one of my wishlist destination.


Aside,it's whitebeach sand,magnificient coral reef & night life. I fell in love with the sceneric landscapes of mountains & clear aquagreen ocean. That's why I'm so happy when I got there last year. So, when,I decided to joined our team bldg last march 19-20,2016. It feels like it's my first time and i'll tell you why on my blog.


We left Alabang around 830am with Team Jen & my team mates in Alabang ,drive a bus at starmall going to Batangas Pier. Around 10am,we walked inside to buy some tickets bec. At 1030am are boat will leave immediately to White Beach, Puerto Galera. Then, we met our contact named Maricel, one of the staff rep. At White Beach Hotel, Our board and lodging for the whole team.


I felt the waves flashing into our boat. Prim is extremely excited. I just loved the wind touching my face. Our boat is smooth sailing,a little slow but definitely,safety first the  boat's 1st Rule.




We arrived there almost lunch time. We go straight into the room to unpack our things. Our room has A/C ,Tv w/ videoke, 1 Queen size bed and 3 solo bed. We dress up for lunch and for island hopping in the afternoon.

Touchdown at White Beach Puert Galera



Photos on our Island Hopping:

Deserted beach of BAYANAN ISLAND.
So,quiet & relaxing white sand.











Maniknik Beach in Mindoro Island:





Boat Rent : 1,500
Activities:
1 Snorkeling & coral reef
2 Island hopping: Bayanan and Maniknik Island

Boating Images:











What makes this Galera Adventure memorable it's because this is my first time to went Snorkeling with lifevest in a deep waters of Mindoro. Wherein, I've seen colorful fishes, magnificient coral reef and gigantic sea urchins. I'm so afraid to let go of the rope because I have a water phobia, when my feet can't touch the ocean floor. But,happily, I overcome my fear. I'm so grateful to God for all his creations in the sky and even in the sea. Now, I know, how it feels to be a mermaid, Hahah...They have a big & majestic playground of corals, anemones & numerous species of fish.

Indeed, we are all tired but the experienced are overwhelming.




Yes,i'm exhausted but I still went swimming near the shore,after we arrived in island hopping. I love the ocean so much that it energize my system. So,I went alone. The water is quite cold but i love it.While,the moon watches over me.

We forgot to set the alarm. Epic fail, we didn't see the fire dance and Gay's pole dancing...Anyways,we ate tapsilog and unwind a little in a bar. Drink the famous cocktail,"THE MINDORO SWING"

In the morning, we bought pasalubong for our love one's. You can buy tshirt with Galera print for only 150,keychain & wallet for 3for100 pesos. The scarp with Galera only cost you 180pesos.




After, we travelled to the zigzag road from Galera to Calapan Mindoro, to visit my old / college friend Ronaline Dequiros. It's been 2002  since we seen each other. Also,would you believe the Van is 100 pesos each..



Here are some of our photos with her lovely house & our groufie with her kids:












Definitely, this GALERA EXCAPADES 2016 is such an exciting adventure with my Team Mates in Paypal Genpact.

Sometimes, you need to commune with nature to feel alive and be connected with our creator. People should remember to be thankful and value the creations of God given to mankind.

More photos to my Galera Excapades 2016:



















Thank you Ron for the warmth welcome and bountiful meal. Also, to my Team leader Ms. Jen and Senior Agent Albert for the bonding and patience for Sup.Call & to all the knowledge you imparted to us. My team mates Prim and Roma Amor for all the care,love & support. Live life to the fullest. More journeys to come and continue the faith & love in your eyes.