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Gen. Douglas MacArthur Week – BSP grants posthumous award to Sct. Abelardo Neri Queppet
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The Boy Scout who saw General Douglas MacArthur at the Macabalan Pier on that Friday morning of March 13, 1942 is now officially a hero. The Boys Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) Cagayan de Oro Council gave a posthumous award to Scout Abelardo Neri Queppet during the 75th Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Program for Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s Breakout from Corregidor to Australia held Friday, March 17, 2017 at the Casa Real, VIP Hotel.

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Norfolk Sister City Association Members Tour Historic Manila
by: Selrahco Management & Consultancy Services

Members of the Norfolk Sister City Association, Ms Holly Hubler and Ms Patricia Behlmer visited several historical sites in Manila before attending activities in Cagayan de Oro during Gen MacArthur's Breakout.

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Aboitiz, DTI partner anew for Matigsalug livelihood project
by: PR

AboitizPower subsidiary Therma South, Inc. (TSI) in partnership with Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (AFI), has tied up with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) 11 to implement a comprehensive crafts livelihood project for members of the Matigsalug tribe in Marilog, Davao City.

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Dr. Montero departs for Norfolk’s Sister City in the Philippines
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For Dr. Juan Montero, II, a history of extraordinary medical outreach and a shared history between his country of birth and his adopted home – the Philippines and the U.S. – all come together this coming week.

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Finding Our Heroes: Philippine Guerrilla Files from the US National Archives
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If you are a fan of World War II history, novels and movies, come to the Centrio Activity Center on Wednesday, March 15 at 2:00PM. The Cagayan de Oro City Historical and Cultural Commission (Hiscom) has arranged two free lectures on “Finding our Heroes: The BGen. Francisco Licuanan Jr. Memorial Collection, Philippine Guerilla Files from the US National Archives” and memories of our heroes from World War II as a component program of General MacArthur Week on March 13-17, 2017.

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General Douglas MacArthur Week: BSP Council to honor scout who met MacArthur in Macabalan
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The Boy Scouts of the Philippines Cagayan de Oro Council will honor one of its scouters for the role he played in a footnote in history on March 13, 1942.

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The Making of VALOR: The Legacy of Col. Emmanuel V. De Ocampo
by: Bani Logroño

The making of this documentary was a remarkable challenge in itself: A group of young filmmakers and talents–some of which having never experienced the making of a documentary–faced the daunting task of condensing 92 years of a legendary hero into 50 minutes, all the while fighting against sparse resources, inclement weather, and raging typhoons, all in the span of only six months.

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A Delightful Lesson in Classical Piano: Rudolf Golez presents Mozart’s influence on Mendelssohn, Chopin and Gershwin
by: Cagayan de Oro City Tourism Council

Upon the invitation of our Cagayan de Oro City Tourism Council colleague Owen Jaen, some lucky members of the CTC were treated to a night of world-class classical piano through the March 20 concert of Kagay-anon Virtuoso Rudolf Golez, dubbed “Mostly Mozart” at Liceo de Cagayan University’s iconic Rodelsa Hall.

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Dustin Dale Marketing cited as Unilever Food Service’s Best Food Distributor of the Year
by: PR

Cagayan de Oro-based Dustin Dale Marketing has been cited as the Best Food Distributor of the Year by Unilever during the annual gathering and awards night of its 22 UFS (Unilever Food Service ) distributors nationwide held February 9, 2017 at Discovery Primea Hotel at Ayala Avenue, Makati. Photo shows Dustin Dale Marketing’s father-son team of Ricardo and Jan Uy receiving the award.

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Casting Call for Reenactment of General Douglas MacArthur’s Breakout
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The Cagayan de Oro Historical and Cultural Commission is urging residents to participate in the upcoming General Douglas MacArthur Week by joining the casting call for the reenactment of the General’s arrival at Macabalan pier and convoy to Del Monte, Bukidnon.

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Liceo hosts Marshall McLuhan Forum Series on Responsible Media
by: The Night Stalker

Liceo de Cagayan University hosts the fifth in a series of forums of the Marshall McLuhan Forum Series on Responsible Media on 22 February 2016 at the AVR 3, 2nd Floor, North Academic Cluster, Liceo de Cagayan University

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PNOC Renewables Corporation’s newly appointed President/CEO – JOHN J. ARENAS
by: PR

Taguig City – Mr. John J. Arenas officially took oath as the newly appointed President/CEO of PNOC Renewables Corporation. The Oath taking ceremony was held at the office of the Department of Energy Secretary, Sec. Alfonso G. Cusi. Present during his oath taking were his wife, Mrs. Maria Josefina Arenas and his children.

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Filinvest North Mindanao Tala Awards: A Night of Glitz and Glamour
by: PR

Filinvest Land Inc. recently honored its’ top sellers with a prestigious occasion dedicated to recognizing the achievements of the Filinvest Sales Network in Northern Mindanao.

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Aboitiz, Mindanao electric cooperatives distribute 4000 relief packs to flood victims
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​DRIVEN TO SERVE. Aboitiz employees and local volunteers loading gallons of potable water on a bangka during the relief packs distribution in North Cotabato on February 4, 2017 to be delivered to the affected communities .

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SEVEN BOYS AND FIVE GIRLS OFF TO MANILA TO REPRESENT MINDANAO IN THE JR. NBA PHILIPPINES 2017 NATIONAL TRAINING CAMP
by: PR

CAGAYAN DE ORO, PHILIPPINES, Feb. 13, 2017 – A record-breaking 1,479 young athletes from all over Mindanao showed up at this year’s first Regional Selection Camp of Jr. NBA Philippines 2017 presented by Alaska held February 11-12 at Xavier University.

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MOSTLY MOZART – A Piano Concert by Rudolf Golez
by: PR

In celebration of the National Arts Month and Liceo University’s 62nd Founding Anniversary, Cagayan de Oro’s very own piano virtuoso Rudolf Golez performs for an evening of piano music at Rodelsa Hall this coming February 20, 2017, 6pm. The show is for the benefit of the Rodolfo N. Pelaez Foundation Scholarship Program. Donations upon entrance are accepted.

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Presentation of the Order of Merit to Dr. Teresita T. Tumapon
by: Goethe-Institut Philippinen

On 26 January 2017, Ambassador Dr. Gordon Kricke presented the Cross of the Order of Merit (Verdienstkreuz am Bande) of the Federal Republic of Germany to Philippine national Teresita Tanhueco Tumapon, PhD, of Cagayan de Oro City. The award was bestowed upon her by Federal President Joachim Gauck in recognition of her outstanding achievements for the German-Philippine cooperation in the field of higher education and for the promotion of German as a foreign language in the Philippines.

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MCPC grace: USTSP Graduate Students Thesis Presentations
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Stalwarts of the Mindanao Coalition of Power Consumers dropped by last 26 Jan 2016 to lend moral support to four graduate students of the University of Science & Technology of Southern Philippines who presented their proposed research studies for the school's Master of Engineering Program: Pedal Driven Generator (Joel Maramara); Design of a Solar Photovoltaic Water Pumping System using Brushless DC Motors and DC/DC Buck/Boost Converters (Jaypeth Jay O. Vergara); Design & Fabrication of Arduino Based Microcontroller Development Training Board (Wendell S. Galeos) and Distribution Impact Study of a 24MW Hydro System Embedded Generator of MORESCO-1 (Christopher S. Dolino)

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Loreto’s Hosts Meet-and-Greet with Kagay-anon author KK Levis
by: The Night Stalker

Fans and friends of a Kagay-anon author now based in Sydney, Australia had a rare chance to hobnob with her in person during a meet-and-greet hosted by Loreto’s Grill and Restaurant last Saturday, 14 January 2017.

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