CMI celebrates 25 years of caring and sharing with fellow Marinduquenos

Over 200 professionals composed of legal luminaries, medical and dental practitioners, academicians, corporate executives & personnel and business owners celebrated Club Marinduqueno, Inc.’s (CMI) silver anniversary and Christmas fellowship at Club Filipino, Greenhills, San Juan City last December 10, 2016. The celebration highlighted the 25 years of caring and sharing with fellow Marinduquenos. The night had the induction of new sets of CMI Board of Trustees and Officers who were inducted by Gen. Alexander Aguirre and Capt. Emmanuel Regio for 2017-2018 term, appreciation of the pioneering efforts of members and…

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CEO of Kasal New York initiates donation drive for Typhoon Nina victims in Marinduque

Super typhoon category 4 Niña with international name Nock-Ten made its landfall in the Philippines on Christmas day. Sadly, the island province of Marinduque took the hardest hit. Countless homes, roads, and schools have been badly damaged and will need an instant repairs. There are also immediate need for clean drinking water, canned goods, rice, medicine, first aid kits, clothes and blankets. “To our overseas friends I’m knocking on your kind hearts to help our kababayans rehabilitate our devastated province immediately. Please note that I’m not a politician nor do…

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A lady from Mogpog and her adopt a puppy story

“Masakit man po sa loob ko na ipamigay sila, ang payo ko lang po sa mga mag-aampon sa aking mga tuta ay inyo po itong alagaan at pakainin ng mabuti, mahalin at huwag sasaktan”. Ms. Julie Narzoles is a resident of Nangka I, Mogpog, Marinduque. She is a pet lover. She owns eight (8) dogs and five (5) cats and just recently one of her dogs gave birth to eight (8) puppies (askals). “Sabi po ni mama, noong bata pa raw po ako ay mahilig na talaga ako sa mga…

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90’s action icon na si Jeric Raval, napasyal sa Marinduque

Naaalala n’yo pa ba ang 90’s action icon na si Jeric Raval? Leather jacket, kupas na pantalon, makintab na ayos ng buhok, iyan ang astig at matikas na dating ni Ricardo Buensuceso o mas kilala na Jeric Raval. Nitong hapon ng Disyembre 16 ay nakita ng ating mga kababayan si Jeric Raval sa pantalan ng Balanacan, Mogpog pabalik na ng Maynila. Nanggaling ito sa shooting ng isang indie film na kinuhanan sa Maniwaya Island, Santa Cruz. Si Jeric ang tinaguriang junior action star of the 90’s at prince of hard…

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Making Time to Save Children

With barely enough sleep, Romeo “Myong” Mataac, Jr. hopped on a van going to Cavite, a province south of Manila. He was on a mission to prepare high school students for life after graduation. Upon arriving at the Sisters of Mary School in Silang, Myong set up to work. Before a group of teenage boys, Myong discussed the secrets behind a perfect resumé. He also shared tips on acing internships, job applications and interviews. It was a Saturday and Myong could have stayed at home to rest. Instead, he chose…

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Marinduqueno, isa sa mga unang Pilipinong naglakbay sa Australia

A Poignant Story, from Marinduque to Broome, Western Australia in 1891 Bumibiyahe na pala sa iba’t ibang bansa ang mga Pilipino para makahanap ng trabaho noong 1800’s pa lamang. Isa na rito si Thomas (Tomas) Puertollano, tubong Suha, Torrijos, Marinduque na naglakbay papuntang Australia. Ito ay para sa isang peligrosong hanapbuhay, ang pagsisid at pagkolekta ng mga perlas. “We were considered under the Western Australian government as flora and fauna. So were part of the flora and fauna policies that state government had. You could not own land. You were…

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Agrea’s founder Cherrie Atilano, receives top awards

Cherrie Atilano, the president and founding farmer of AGREA was awarded as one of The Outstanding Women in the Nations Service (TOWNS) on November 10, 2016 at Dusit Thani Manila, Makati City. The next day, November 11, Cherrie was named ‘Earth Mover 2016’ during Rappler’s Annual Move Awards at the Ayala Museum. Cherrie De Erit Atilano is a magna cum laude of the Visayas State University – Agriculture Program. She graduated in 2007 and was one of the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines a few years ago. Cherrie was…

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Meet the hunk chef and talented visual artist from Marinduque

Darell Ariola, the Bondfire Restaurant Group Employee of the Month, has always been a talented visual artist. “When I was very young I was doing art,” he says, “and I was in many contests.” That talent serves the Philippines native well. Darell attended a culinary school called the American Hospitality Academy, which was the first American school in Manila. After graduation he was sent in 2007 to the Hilton in Myrtle Beach for an internship. That’s where he met Larry Bond, president of Bondfire Restaurant Group, and Eddie Halwenge, currently…

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