Mindanao Daily News Network’s long-serving editors, talents and loyal employees were honored with special service awards during the 3rd Mindanao Governance and Leadership Excellence Awards on December 29 at Centrio Event Center, Cagayan de Oro City.
Pueblo de Oro Development Corporation (PDO), the property development arm of the ICCP Group, recently bagged two gold awards in the Property and Real Estate Excellence Awards organized and presented by FIABCI (Federation Internationale des Administrateurs de Bien-Conselis Immobiliers) on December 9, 2021.
The Wedding Suppliers Association of the Philippines Northern Mindanao Chapter has set their program plans and projects for 2022 during a Christmas Fellowship at Amaya View, Indahag Hills, Cagayan de Oro City last December 24, 2021.
When my mother, Ma. Ester Desembrana Baños passed away a few years ago, among the mementos she left behind were a number of photo albums some of which had pictures of Old Zamboanga dating back to the early 1920s and 1930s.
I was particularly intrigued by one which showed a regal residence which she captioned “Zamboanga 1931” which showed our late Tito Antonietto and Tita Francesca Bayot (actually our grandparents on my mother’s side, Tita Francesca being the elder sister of her mom Ester Navarro Desembrana) and “Pasonanca” on the bottom of the staircase where they were seated, and where Tito Antonietto was holding a child whom I’m guessing was our late Tita Nena Bayot-Blanco, who was born in 1925.… Continue reading... “Memories of Old Zamboanga: The Old Mankin House in Pasonanca”
In January 2022, three-time Oro Chamber President Ruben A. Vegafria formally turns over the gavel of leadership to incoming president Raymundo G. Talimio, Jr. during the Oro Chamber’s 4th Quarter General Membership Meeting, Awards Night and Fellowship.
Among the highlights of the occasion is Vegafria’s presentation of the President’s 2021 Annual Report, and he shared with BusinessWeek Mindanao some salient points of the year’s accomplishments among of which are the following:
After a long wait, the premier showcase of Northern Mindanao’s artists and designers was formally opened on December 8, 2021, the Feast of the Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
“Three years ago we envisioned to have a “preview” store in Cagayan de Oro, where designers, artists, and manufacturers could showcase their crafts to viewers and buyers,” said Chris Gomez of Chris Gomez Creative Design, one of four partners who put their talents and efforts together to come up with the landmark store located at the ground floor of Centrio Ayala Mall (near BPI).”… Continue reading... “Lunâ : Artisanal Lifestyle Store by Oro Creative opens at Centrio Mall”