Let’s all get together for the TOMS GIVE FAIR on December 4, Sunday at 10am-4pm at the Trinoma Park, 4th Level,Trinoma Mall. Do some Holiday shopping at the first-ever TOMS Pop-Store in the country and, treat yourself to all the wonderful activities TOMS has lined up for you to enjoy a fun-filled family friendly day. It’s their way of saying thank you and getting everyone into the Holiday Giving Spirit. Give Joy, Give TOMS.
Ever since we moved here in Pasig, we are always awed by the magnificent display at the Meralco ground in Ortigas. It was only last year that we finally had the chance to visit the said display. Thanks to Meralco for I was invited to witness Meralco Maliwanag Ang Pasko Grand Lighting Ceremony last year and because of that I learned that the place is open to public.
This year, when I received an e invite for Meralco Maliwanag ang Pasko and Liwanag Park opening, I did not hesitate and said yes and I wore my PMC shirt and not my funny t-shirt. For the first time, Meralco is launching Liwanag Park, from the usual Paskuhan Village and Nativity Belen, Meralco is giving us a park where we can enjoy light show, Christmas Village, night bazaar, electric rides and a lot more.
The Liwanag Park however is only a part of the yearly tradition of Meralco’s Maliwanag ang Pasko. Since 2006, this event has been Meralco’s channel in providing support to various support and encourages their costumers to take part by lighting their homes.
Meralco Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer and President of One Meralco Foundation Jeffrey Tarayao said, ” In line with this year’s theme of love and light, Meralco, through One Meralco Foundation will be able to support at least 1,000 children to go to school in the coming year. The public, in turn can express their support with Meralco in its desire t not only light up the season, but also help these children attain a better future.”
So how do we take part of this noble cause? How to join Meralco’s Maliwanag Ang Pasko:
- Decorate your house with Christmas lights and take its photo. Each photo should be no bigger than 1MB.
- E-mail the photo to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate the following in your e-mail:
- A caption (in 60 words or less) how you’re making this Christmas brighter for your family.
- Your contact details:
- Present Address
- Phone Number (Mobile and Home)
- Official Email Address
- Service ID Number (SIN)
48 Busy Mommy Bloggers in one place.. that’s not an easy feat.. and to say the event was a huge success, is an understatement.
The Pinay Mommies Community 2nd Grand Eyeball can be dubbed as the mommy bloggers event of the year. From a target of 50 mommies, 48 graced the event. These mommy bloggers came from different parts of the world, one came from Canada, the other one from the US and one from Germany. Mommy Bloggers all over the Philippines also joined the said event, we have moms from Baguio, from Cagayan de Oro, from Bacolod and from Bicol as well as moms who are from Rizal and from different parts of the Metro.
The first PMC grand EB was held last April 2011, and just a few weeks after that, we already started planning for the 2nd grand eb, yes the first one was so bitin that we all end up asking for more! The date was set and the ball started rolling, and just like any other events organizing, we experienced some bumps along the way but with this photo proudly displayed on our group wall, those bumps just made the event more successful.
The event, of course, wouldn’t that successful if not for the help and support of companies who believed in us and agreed to be our sponsors. Their products, I can say and I am sure the moms would agree, are those that we trust and use.
As for our major sponsors, we have the following companies that gave each mom something to bring home and generously gave items that were raffled off during the event.
Smart Steps brand is the newest baby care line from EVEolution, Inc. Safe and high quality yet affordable line of products for taking care of our little ones.
They gave each mom a sample of their products such as Smart Steps Baby Fabric Conditioner, Smart Steps Baby Bottle Cleanser, Smart Steps Baby Laundry Detergent (liquid and powder), Holy Seat Disposable toilet seat cover and Holy Seat hand spray toilet seat sanitizer. Smart Steps also brought in a box with their complete line of baby care and was raffled off during the event.
One of the leading pharmaceutical (and most trusted when it comes to Quality Health Care) company in the country also graced our event by being one of our major sponsor, I mean 3 as Unilab sponsored not just one product but three. Each mom got a loot bag from Unilab that contains products such as Rashfree (used for prevention and treatment of diaper rash), Loperamide Diatabs (used for symptomatic relief of acute diarrhea), Multivatimins Enervon (provides essential vitamins to help maintain good health and energy). It also contains products from Ibuprofen Dolan, tumbler, pencil case and a very cute pencil. Ascorbic Acid Ceelin 5oo ml bottle was included.
Loot bags from Unilab, Ceelin and Dolan. Unilab generously gave items that were raffled off. Moms smiled their hearts out as their names were picked and handed out their raffle items.
Our minor sponsors, gave each moms their products:
Scotch-Brite brought in their home cleaning products such as Scotch-Brite Kitchen Gloves, Scotch-Brite Easy Erasing Pad, Scotch-Brite Heavy Duty Bathroom Scrub Sponge, Scotch-Brite Heavy Duty Antibacterial Scrub Sponge, Scotch-Brite Light Duty Scrub Sponge with fun designs.
Procter and Gamble also send in some of their products and each mom received a pack of Ariel Stain Lift with deep cleaning technology and Pampers Active Baby.
Moms also received a bag of Umami products that includes, Ajinamoto Umami Seasoning, Crispy Fry breading mix, SoQuick Marinade Mix, Aji-Sho seasoning mix (garlic and pepper), Fres-C concentrated drink mix, Tasty Boy all purpose breading mix, Ajinomoto Sinigang sa Sampalok, Ajinomoto Ginisa Flavor Mix and Pal Sweet Calorie Free Sweetener.
Our friends from Geiser-Maclang, brought in Krispy Kreme and gave us an Alaxan/Pacman shirt. And yes, that is the reason why an almost 50 moms had donut for breakfast last Wednesday.
Some of our minor sponsors also gave items that were raffled off during the event:
Ainon gave 2 strollers but the moms decided that instead of raffling the strollers we are going to use it on our charity event this coming month. Ainon also gave gift packs that were raffled off and it includes, ….. products description
Avon, the company of women, also gave gift packs (which were also raffled off) with products such as Skin so Soft lotion, Avon Advance Techniques straight and sleek hair product, Avon Ultra Color Rich white gold lipstick, Avon Super Curlacious Mascara.
Drypers on the other hand sponsored gift packs which includes Drypers Weewee Dry Diapers, Libresse products and 1000 PhP McDo GC.
Other sponsors who graced our event were Richwell they gave away some toys such as Barbie and Hotwheels. Grendha sponsored some pairs and like the other sponsors they were raffled off during the event.
Although Pinay Mommies Community collected an amount from attendees to cover the food, venue and other expenses, Goldquest Biotechnologies send us some cash that were added to the PMC 2nd grand EB fund.
Part 2 of the event includes PMC shirt distribution and token giving wherein each one brought a token for each attendees (dubbed as PMC’s mini divi!). Items from PMC members were also raffled off such as Walis Tambo from Baguio, wellness items sponsored by World of Welness.
The event was held at Aling Tonya’s Seafood Restaurant at Pasay City. It was hosted by two of the most cheerful PMC member Cielo and Ning. Registration and loot bags distribution were manned by Rossel, Levy, Nina, Mae, Maricel, Kaye and Fedhz. Our official photographers for the event were Mauie and Eihdra while Cecile, Olga and Gene helped with the products display during the program.
Our Photoboot was sponsored by Krazy Pix Photobooth, portable photo booth for all occasions– weddings, birthdays, baptismal parties, reunions, anniversaries, product launchings, corporate events or any gathering.