Thursday, December 19, 2013

Have Fun This Holidays!

In few days, every Christian  shall celebrate the Christmas Holidays and what more can be fun and exciting than to spend the days with friends and loved ones.

So, we can't help it if we are invited to countless of reunions and Christmas parties with old friends, loved ones, and colleagues from different groups.

my Team Matutum celebrates Christmas Party

Well, we can be more than excited as we give gifts to our friends and loved ones and simply have fun online or offline.

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So, have fun this holiday but remember that Christmas holidays are only better if we share the holiday with the dear ones in our hearts.

Have a blissful holidays everyone!

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Christmas in SM General Santos City

Indeed, Filipinos do have the longest celebration of Christmas since we hear normally Christmas cheers, songs, and our very own homes aren't far from the holiday spirit when we start having our Christmas tree and other decors.

And, Christmas isn't fun without the gifts we have for our loved ones. So, we avoid the rush as we make our gift checklist and rummage through malls for best buys.

Well, I had my early gift when I had my road bike and new Adidas running shoes from SM for my upcoming marathon and triathlon.

Feel more the holiday spirit as SM GenSan shall officially launch Christmas with their extraordinary Christmas centerpiece on November 9, 5pm @ Event Center.

So, bring your friends and / or loved ones and let's make feel Christmas only at SM! Enjoy your shopping or dining and get swayed with the holiday thrill and feel.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

International Acoustic Stephen Bishop Live in GenSan!

Who would not know American - hailed international singer and guitarist Stephen Bishop with his great songs including "It Might Be You" for the movie Tootsie in 1980's? One can only fall in love with his great voice and love songs that could quite soften even the younger generation these days.

official promotional poster

The South Central Mindanao is  more than blessed as we are graced again by another international artist in a love - filled - music concert dubbed as "It Might Be You" is Stephen Bishop, Live in Gensan.  He will be joined by our very own renowned  balladeer Nonoy Zuniga.

This concert is generously organized by  Yvonnie J Events and Production, in association with Redstone Media Productions along with their partners, SM City General Santos, Gaisano Mall of Gensan, Ellis SUites, Green Leaf Hotel Gensan, Road Hauz and MP Princess. Other sponsors include 102.3 Campus Radio, Brigada TV Channel 46, 89.5 Brigada FM, and Gensan Gazette Quarter.

So, mark your calendar! Be swayed with great love songs of all times. Tickets are priced at P2, 050 (VIP), P1, 800 (Patron), P1, 250 (Lower Box A), P1, 100 (Lower Box B), P550 (Upper Box), and P300 (General Admission). 

You can get these tickets  at Gaisano Mall of Gensan Atrium, and SM City General Santos Event Center or you may call 09279238202 and 09395599194. 

Bring your loved ones and friends too and let us sing our hearts out with Stephen Bishop, Live in Gensan!

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Christmas in August Only in SM City - GenSan

Finally, August has come and for a shopaholic like me, I could only welcome the month as this would be time to contemplate on gifts for Christmas.  Well, you might say I am overrated but sales can be grand and abound in August.

And, I could only be happier as my favorite shopping mall, SM City - GenSan, the newest national name of shopping malls, shall be giving as much as 70% discount on their great selection starting August 2 until August 4, 2013.

Now while you are at SM, enjoy your time as they fill your coming days with shows at their Trade Hall showcasing the Kapuso celebrities, Boys Overload and the Mindanao Cosplay Summit.

Get the most out of your receipts for every purchase worth of PHP500.00 from the Mall tenants or PHP250.00 from their Food Court tenants as you get to have ONE VIP  and MEET AND GREET PASS to one promising boy band, the BOYS OVERLOAD at 4PM on August 3, 2013, Trade Hall.

Enjoy your evening as you dine at your favorite restaurant or at least enjoy an evening coffee at the Al Fresco area. Be serenaded and get awed as you enjoy Fire Dance, fine songs from Jireh Lim and Funday with Kids at the Fountain Court.  

For a single receipt of PHP500.00 dated between August 2 - 3 from any of the Fountain Court tenants, get a chance to enjoy a VIP seat and Meet and Greet with one renowned Jireh Lim and enjoy his music up close and personal.

But, wait! Don't fail to savor the sumptuous meals at SM City's Food Court and have fun in  Acoustic moments on August 2 and 3 starting at 6PM.

These 3 - day sale in SM and their strings of events couldn't be enough as you too can enjoy a chance of winning one of two Suzuki NEX 115 scooters.

So, if this isn't Christmas, then, I don't know what else to call it! See you then!

Monday, February 25, 2013

Hail to The King of Coffees, Blugre!

What can be a better boost to a Mindanao pride than having our very own coffee makers thriving and leading the coffee industry? So, we are more than proud that Blugre Coffee raised from Davao City has several branches in Mindanao particularly in Davao City and now two stores in General Santos City in partnership with our very own GenSan pride, Manny Pacquiao.

Blugre Coffee at SM City Gensan

So, if you like the peace and quite of a coffee with great coffee experience, visit only the nearest Blugre store at your place as to date, they have now branches in Tagum, Abreeza, Davao Doctors and more are coming very very soon.

You want your buddies or colleagues to experience the unique blends of Blugre Coffee? Check out their barkada treats:

 PHP 2000.00 with 100 GC

  • 5 Cafe Mocha
  • 5 Ice blended mocha
  • 3 cheese roll bites
  • 2 potato chips
  • 3 choco torte
their durian cheese cake with caramel ice blend
PHP 4000.00 with 200 GC

  • 5 cappucino
  • 5 Cafe Mocha
  • 5 brewed coffee or house blend iced tea
  • 5 durian cappuccino
  • 3 tuna cheese melt
  • 3 sausage pepper penne
  • 3 potato chips
  • 3 choco torte

blueberry cake with mocha hot coffee

000.00 with 500 GC

  • 10 cappucino
  • 10 brewed coffee or house blend iced tea
  • 10 durian cappuccino
  • 4 penne tuna pesto cream
  • 5 ham and chese
  • 5 chese roll bites
  • 5 choco torte
For early risers, enjoy the sumptuous breakfast meals. In General Santos City, the Blugre Robinsons offers breakfast meals on weekends as early as 6am. So, after your workout, don't forget to energize and hydrate from Blugre treats.

We commend not just the great prices and quality coffee of Blugre but the sole fact that they live to their mission of "Blugre that Gives Back" program as they actively participate in the Carbon Neutral Program and support the B'laan tribes in building schools and in sustaining their coffee livelihood.
one of their newest addition - Halo Halo cake! superb taste indeed. 

Catch Blugre with their exciting photo contest through Facebook and upcoming new menu updates. For one, we got our first treat with their new Halo - halo cake tart! A must - try for sweet tooth and coffee fanatics. 

My SM, My City, My Cuisine Commends SOX Cuisine

The newly opened SM City in General Santos City never fails to amaze the locals as it gives tributes and pride last February 22, 2013 at the SM Event Center to the regional recipe that spans nationwide with their My SM, My City, My Cuisine.
the SOX bloggers with SM City - GenSan Assistant Mall Manager
 Engr Hermon L. Hernandez

This joint project of SM Supermalls and the Philippine Star with help from Homeworld, My City My SM My Cuisine highlights the unique flavor of Philippine regional cuisine through a culinary competition presenting two signature recipes from participating cities where SM malls are placed. 
Culinary Competition Winners Olimpio C. Pactes and Janeth P. Paghubasan 

The competition at SM City - General Santos showed off two signature recipes of bihod (tuna roe) for the entree and dessert from dried papaya and dried pineapple. 

Winners Mr. Olimpio C. Pactes for Tuna Roe Pinakamalan, a Maguindanaon dish for entree category and Mr. Janeth P. Paghubasan for  Dried Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Toast Bread for dessert category bagged Php 5,000.00 worth of SM gift certificates  and gift packs from Homeworld.

the distinguished board of judges for the cook - off competition

Winners were decided and chosen by the board of judges which included SM Foodcourt Manager, Mr. Donne Marcos, Ranchero Nuevo owner, Mr. Paolo Sunglao and SM City General Santos Assistant Mall Manager, Engr. Hermon L. Hernandez.
Tuna Buntot in Gata specialty from
Mrs. Sol Sunglao, Ranchero Resto Owner
The Launching Program commenced with audio visual presentation with Ms. Cora Alvina, Board of Trustee of Metropolitan Museum, was prepared and underscored GenSan’s food culture and featured personalities who play significant roles in GenSan’s food tradition and industry. It featured Chef Kring Macion, who shared their family heirloom recipe, Chicken with Pineapple. Another successful woman with great contribution in GenSan’s rich culinary culture was also highlighted, Mrs. Sol Sunglao, owner of Ranchero who demonstrated her original recipe which is Paksiw na Buntot ng Tuna in gata. And lastly, Ms. Marina Sudao, a native T’boli woman, shared with our guests and mall goers their food which native t’boli people usually have in their table. My SM, My City, My Cuisine calls for the unique blends and taste of the SOX chefs and the restaurants that showcase the  distinct liking of the SOX for great food. So, hail to SM City for highlighting the pride of Filipino cuisine nationwide!

Sunday, January 13, 2013

DOLEFIL Turns 50

SOCCSKSARGEN Bloggers Meet - up with DOLEFIL

Reaching a golden year is never easy for companies, thus, to have come that far, commendations are well due to the entire company for a job well done.

But, DOLEFIL reaches 50 with distinct flying colors as it receives various international and national awards including from ISO and Kapatid Award for outstanding management, operation, social responsibility, employees' care and safety to list a few.

To date, DOLEFIL  has more than 4000 regular employees with annual production equivalent to about 8 billion health - bound servings delivered to international markets worldwide. 

So, this 2013 is a string of various activities for DOLEFIL which started with simultaneous fireworks display last January 1, 2013 in its areas of operations in Calumpang, General Santos City, Surallah, and Polomolok, South Cotabato.

More importantly, they shall be helping underprivileged families  and individuals who are stricken with unwanted health issues to go through free medical operations under the expertise of doctors and other medical personnel from Philippine Medical Society of Florida in partnership with Howard Hubbard Memorial  Hospital staff, Mahintana Foundation, Inc.,  and Mt. Matutum Healthcare Foundation that aims to help around 100 patients to commence on January 13 - 19, 2012.

With the new strategic business move,  the new ownership of DOLE's Worldwide Packaged Foods and Asia Fresh businesses, including DOLEFIL, more improvements and upgrades are expected to be on roll.

So, we salute DOLEFIL for its continued employee - focused, community - oriented,  and quality - adherence practices and principles. Another 50 years shall be be an easy feat.