Experience Great Winning Moments. Join Great Taste White’s Choose Great, Win Great Promo!

The launch of Great Taste White’s Choose Great, Win Great Promo, hosted by the bubbly Ms. Gelli Victor, turned out to be a spectacular and unforgettable experience for many of the media people present at the Grand Ballroom of Crowne Plaza in Ortigas last July 21, 2015. They won awesome raffle prizes, like gift certificates, iPad Mini, iPhone 6, MacBook Air and roundtrip tickets for two to a local tourist spot and to an international destination.

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I wasn’t one of the lucky ones, though, but seeing my blogging buddies and having known that I still have a chance to experience great winning moments like these were more than enough to make me feel hopeful.

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With Mommy Levy and Mommy Badet

You, too, can savor great wins by joining Great Taste White’s Choose Great, Win Great Promo. More than Php27 million worth of prizes are up for grabs. There will be four (4) regional draws in the following areas: Greater Manila Area, North Luzon, South Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. One winner of Php200,000 and another winner of Php100,000 in each area will be announced during the regional draws. The following prizes are also at stake: white MacBook Air (two winners), white iPhone 6 (four winners) and white iPad Mini (6 winners).

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Wait! That’s not all! During the Grand Draw, one lucky winner will take home Php3 million in cash and eight others will have their own white Toyota Vios 1.3 E M/T. The grand prize winner will also receive VIP tickets to the Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) which will allow him to attend the 737 Big Night, tour the PBB House and to meet and greet the PBB: All in Big winner Daniel Matsunaga.

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Here’s how to join:
1. Collect five (5) empty sachets of any Great Taste White variant (Smooth & Creamy, Smooth & Creamy Sugarfree, Smooth & Caramelly, and Smooth & Chocolatey) or one empty BigSAVE Pack.
2. Put the empty packs in a plain white envelope with a piece of paper containing your complete name, birth date, current mailing address, mobile or landline number, store outlet where the product was bought, and email address. One envelope qualifies for one entry.
3. Place your entries inside drop boxes located in participating stores, supermarkets, and outlets nationwide.
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The Great Taste White: Choose Great, Win Great Promo is open to all Filipino residents 18 years old and above. Promo period is from August 2 to September 18, 2015. Learn more about this promo by liking the official Great Taste White Facebook page.

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Unilever Food Solutions Invites All Cooks and Chefs in the Philippines to Join Lady’s Choice Real Chef Challenge

If you’re an innovative chef or cook living in the Philippines, here’s your chance to really shine! Submit your unique recipe (either a Hot Signature Dish or a Salad and Sandwich Combo recipe) using Lady’s Choice Real Mayonnaise and get a chance to win Php100,000 and other exciting prizes in the first ever Real Chef Challenge by Unilever Food Solutions.

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Go to www.ufs.com/realchef to submit your entry recipe. You can submit your recipe from August 1, 2015 to September 30, 2015. Here are the mechanics of the competition.

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During the media launch held at Aracama Filipino Cuisine at the Fort, Taguig last Thursday, media people were asked to come up with their own best-tasting food creation using Lady’s Choice Real Mayonnaise.

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Chef Boy Logro also whipped up a delectable dish called Mayo Mango Empanada using Lady’s Choice Real Mayonnaise. He also delighted the crowd with his funny antics.

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Chef Boy is a celebrity and the Executive Chef of Chef Logro’s Institute of Culinary and Kitchen Services. As one of the Real Chef Challenge judges, he said a dish must be unique, creative and appealing. “As a chef, I always try to be innovative by experimenting with old and new ingredients to come up with a new dish. Mayonnaise has always been a key ingredient for innovation because of its creamy consistency and rich flavor.”

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Guests present were also treated to sumptuous delights which made also made use of Lady’s Choice Real Mayonnaise.

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Aside from being named the first ever Real Chef, the winners from both recipe categories will also get a trophy, P100,000 in cash, and TV exposure for their winning dishes and their food establishments. Visit www.ufs.com/realchef to know more about the Real Chef Challenge.

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Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time Art Fair: A Unique Program to Promote Artistic Creativity in Metro Manila Schools

Cartoon Network, in collaboration with Top Draw Animation, makes school time fun and exciting with the launch of Adventure Time Art Fair, an art-based program consisting of workshops and carnival elements that aims to foster imaginative play.

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Drawing inspiration from the colorful world of Finn, Jake, Princess Bubblegum and the rest of the cast of characters from the hit series Adventure Time, this program will visit 10 schools in Metro Manila from July to September.

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World-class animators and creative directors it the Top Draw Animation will conduct workshops in schools. Top Draw Animation is a local animation studio which has worked on major international projects like Cartoon Network’s Monster Beach and Exchange Student Zero, a new series that will start airing this September. Top Draw’s Francis “Kiko” Lerma will be one of the instructors for the workshops. He has 16 years of experience in the industry and has worked on both Exchange Student Zero and Warner Brothers’ Teen Titans.

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Top Draw’s Francis “Kiko” Lerma in action

In a pre-event launch held at Top Draw Animation Theater at the PSE Center in Ortigas last Tuesday, media people were given the chance to learn the techniques of drawing Finn and Jake, one of the things that will be taught in the workshops. We were asked to draw, something I was hesitant to do, because I wasn’t gifted in this area, but I did it anyway because Kiko showed us how to do it the easy way.

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My not-so-good attempt at drawing Finn and Jake

Kiko said, “We are really looking forward to meeting the students and teaching them about art. And with Cartoon Network’s huge fanbase in Manila, we’re sure to have a fun time drawing the zany characters at the Adventure Time Art Fair.”

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There will also be different art booths during the art fair where kids can create their own Adventure Time character from the series’ magical Land of Ooo. Workshop participants will also be given a mini-manual containing the step-by-step process of drawing cFinn and Jake and some exclusive items from Cartoon Network and Adventure Time.

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Gregory Ho, Vice President of Corporate Communication and Marketing at Turner International ll Asia Pacific, Cartoon Network’s parent company, said: “We want to encourage kids to tap into their huge well of creativity and the Adventure Time Art Fair is the perfect place for them to express their artistic talent. We’d like to thank all the schools that have agreed to participate in the event, and for allowing us to help supplement the curriculum with a big dose of fun.”

Of course, the Adventure Time Art Fair will not be complete without Finn and Jake. This unstoppable duo will also be there to join in the fun. Plus, watch out for surprise games and contests with corresponding prizes from Cartoon Network.

Event partners for Adventure Time Art Fair include Seven Seas, McDonald’s, Kinetic Sand, Zest-O, Tender Juicy, Milkita, Jack n’ Jill Knots and Chubby. Media partners are K-Zone and Total Girl.

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Nike Lunarglide 6 (GS): Our Young Man’s Reward for Doing Well in School

Our young man finally got his wish to have his first pair of Nike shoes. This was actually the reward he got from his Dad for doing well in in Grade 3. He was Top 3 of his batch (bronze medalist) and was awarded two more subject medals for Math and Science during the LSGH Undergraduate Ceremonies held recently.

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Nike Lunarglide 6 (GS), Size 4.5, Php5,000+

His Dad helped him choose the Nike pair that’s right for him. This Nike Lunarglide 6 (GS) was his final choice. We bought it at the Nike Park at Bonifacio High Street a week before the opening of classes.

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The blue-and-green color combination matches our son’s vibrant personality.

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Wiggle.com lists the following best features of the Nike Lunarglide 6 (GS):
• Soft Lunarlon foam for soft and responsive cushioning
• Dynamic Support technology for great stability while running
• Seamless mesh upper for breathability
• Outsole for better traction and more natural motion
• 2-piece Phylon midsole for support and stability
• Flex grooves for natural range of motion

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He wears his Nike shoes on Mondays during their FMAC assembly and on Wednesdays when they have their P.E. class. When I asked him what he likes about his Nike Lunarglide 6 (GS), he said he likes the color and style and the fact that it’s lightweight and highly flexible.

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LSGH Undergraduates’ Recognition Ceremonies for School Year 2014-2015

Last Friday, June 26, 2015, we attended the LSGH Undergraduates’ Recognition Ceremonies for school year 2014-2015 at the Brother Rafael Donato Center for Performing Arts at LSGH. Our son Justin was one of the Grade 3 awardees.

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Justin received a bronze medal for being the Top 3 student of his batch. He also received two subject medals: a silver medal for Math and a bronze medal for Science.

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We’re so proud of you, son! Keep up the good work! Thank you, Lord, for these blessings!

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