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”
The first Moro-themed and inspired restaurant in Cagayan de Oro opened in April, 2019 at the ground floor of Saavedra Building (Vines Pension House), Yacapin corner Aguinaldo Streets, Barangay 32, Cagayan de Oro City, just across Wilshire Inn and 110 meters from Masjid Oro Jama-ah along Aguinaldo Street.… Continue reading... “What’s New Babu?”
There is an ongoing campaign now by Caritas Philippines called “I Vote God”, “I Vote Good” and we add to that campaign now with “Let’s Vote Peace!” This is intrinsically related in the sense that Peace with God, with oneself, with others and with creation is one and interrelated. Since peace is integral, this too relates well with the theme for Mindanao Week of Peace: “Interfaith Unity Inspiring Health Protocols.”… Continue reading... “VOTE FOR PEACE”
Cagayan de Oro’s signature restaurant of Mindanao Heritage Dishes is five years old, and looking forward to more decades of furthering its cause to bring the Culinary Patrimony of the island to the rest of the Philippines and the world.