Showing posts from February, 2014

How Social Media Can Give You A Longer Life

Social Media is defined as a conversation that is powered by online platforms. It is a convenient, innovative, brand new way in understanding and reaching targets and is more than just another messaging channel.

Yours truly, JayseeBlabs, gave a talk to NAOs at the 9th Regional Nutrition Action Officers' Congress and Grand Nutrition Awards held on 02 August 2013 at the Marco Polo Plaza Hotel, Cebu City.
Internet usage is growing at an exponential rate. Corporations, governments and NGOs are capitalizing on their social media presence to engage their markets. According to GlobalWebIndex, Philippines is number one in social networking usage for 2011 to 2012 data alone. It is attributed to our closely knit ties and values. Can you just imagine the possibilities that we can harness if we use it for social good?

There are so many things you can do online to advance nutrition-related efforts:post real time updates and advisories,complement your traditional tri-media campaigns,archive and d…

Giving Back To The Country

The Young Minds Academy is a citizenship and leadership development program that is designed to develop young emerging leaders to become responsible citizens and accountable, pro-active leaders ready to serve the public and its interest.

YMA is an exciting opportunity by the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. Eduardo Aboitiz Development Studies Center, funded by the UnionBank of the Philippines,

Since its inception in 2006, YMA has trained almost 700 Cebuano youth leaders under its 3Cs framework of building Competence, strengthening Character, and promoting active Citizenship. This is done through raising awareness, experiential education, community immersion and open discourse.

The YMA scholars’ outputs, insights and realizations indicated how they were inspired to become agents of change, elevating the lives of others.
In this connection, we would like to invite your 12-20 years old youth friends/ students/ members/ children/ colleagues  to join YMA Season 8.

We will be accepting applica…

2014 Ten Outstanding Students of the #Philippines Region 7 Launched | TOSP Region 7

The Search for the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines Region VII (TOSP Region VII) 2014 has officially commenced. Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) can now nominate graduating students who are outstanding in leadership, social responsibility, and academics. Colleges and universities should send their nominations on or before March 17, 2014, 5pm. Late submissions will not be accepted. The following designated offices should be considered in submitting the nomination forms:

HEIs in CebuCHED Region VII OfficeNational Government Center, Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu City
Contact Person: Edilyn Lopez

HEIs in Bohol
Dreams Project OfficeNew Capitol Building, Tagbilaran City
Contact Person: Nesie Fe Binatero

HEIs in Negros Oriental and SiquijorABC Learning CenterPiapi, Dumaguete City
Contact Person: Ryan Jay Riconalla

About TOSP TOSP nomination forms can be downloaded at www.tospac.…

77th #Cebu City Charter Day!

Cebu City will be celebrating its 77th Cebu City Charter Day on February 24, 2014. Several activities have been lined up for the week and among which is the 77th Charter Day Run which will take place on Sunday, February 23, 2014. Assembly time is at 4:00 in the morning.

 Gun Start was at 5AM. Start and finish line will be the road between Honda Cars and Conching Eatery along A. Soriano Avenue at the North Reclamation Area. This will be a 10K, 5K and 3K run. Registration fee is at P200.00 for the 10K and 5K while 3K is for free.

 The proceeds will be donated to the CCMC for the PISO MO, Hospital KO. 

We have added age categories for Masters A (40-45 y.o), Masters B (46-50 y.o.), Masters C (51-59 y.o.) and Masters D (60-above).Singlets will be given to the 1st 150 finishers of 10K and another for the 5K. We enjoin the Cebu City Hall employees to join at least the 3K Fun Run. Big prizes are up for grab. Cebu City Sports Commission Office at the Cebu City Sports Complex spearheaded t…

Why You Should Screen This Film With Your Company or Organization Today

Intel Philippines and FIT-Ed, in collaboration with the Coalition for Better Education, are inviting you to watch a special screening of “Girl Rising”, a ground breaking feature film about the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to transform families. 

About Girl Rising Narrated by the beautiful voices of Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway and Freida Pinto, the movie tells the stories of nine girls from different parts of the world who face arranged marriages, child slavery, and other heartbreaking injustices.
There are 66 million girls are out of school worldwide. 150 million girls are victims of sexual violence and half of all sexual assaults victimize girls under 15 years old. The number 1 cause of death in girls aged 15-19 is childbirth
These are stunning figures provided to us by UNESCO.

The film which is shown world-wide presents the remarkable stories of nine girls around the world. The film uses powerful storytelling to deliver a simple, critical truth: Educate G…

@AyalaCenterCebu Celebrates #valentines this February

Love month is here and there are a slew of fun things to do at Ayala Center Cebu this February.Whether you're looking for a great date idea, a new way to meet people, or just a creative take on the holiday, here are your options to get you started.

From February 1-28, shoppers get a chance to win a Swatch Valentine watch every week by presenting  P500 worth of purchase receipts from any Ayala Center Cebu outlet at the Privileges Desk located at Level 1 near Naturalizer.

Catch Angeline Quinto live this February 8, 7pm as she launches her new album at the Terraces while popular local bands will be serenading shoppers around the mall on this Valentine weekend from February 14-16 at the Active Zone and Paseos. Find something special for your loved ones in the Valentine’s Merchant Exhibit from February 8-15 at the Rotunda area of the mall.

The most popular university- based jazz groups in the country, UP Jazz Ensembles will be performing live on February 14, 7pm at The Gallery and don…