Posted by: Teng | December 6, 2007

Globe, San Miguel, iFM 99.9, Coke and Centro partner with Peacock Jaycees for Siete PaSaCalle

By JCI Mem. Malou P. Paglinawan

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A supporter of PaSaCalle who bought her ticket at the entrance of Centro get a free TM sim card from JCI Mem. Jo Almira while 2008 incoming president JCI Mem. Gemma B. Medina look on.

THE JCI Puerto Princesa Peacock, Inc.’ Siete PaSaCalle sa Centro, a fundraising project for its December project Share-A-Home-Adopt-A-Child-and-Family, was successfully held at the Centro de Benito y Aliva on the night of November 30.

Globe, San Miguel Beer, Coca Cola, iFM 99.9 and Centro de Benito y Aliva were the partners of the local organization movement (LOM) in implementing the seventh year of PaSaCalle or parti sa calle which shall benefit more than 70 children and their families this December when Share-A-Home is implemented.

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JCI Mem. Siony and incoming Pres. Gemma get busy during Siete PaSaCalle sa Centro on the last day of November.

More than 500 friends, patrons, donors and supporters of the LOM attended the fundraising event despite slight rain showers, a 20 minute blackout and the holding a simultaneous event at nearby provincial capitol building.

“We are so thankful that despite rain showers and the blackout, people still waited to see what we have in store for them during Siete PaSaCalle. For seven years, they have been supporting this project, and once again, we would be able to implement Share-A-Home come December 24,” JCI Mem. Siony Pilapil, chairperson of Siete PaSaCalle, said during the opening.

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Project chairperson JCI Mem. Siony explains what is PaSaCalle to the people who attended the fundraising event at the Centro de Benito y Aliva building compound.

Globe sponsored cash and gave away free sim cards for those who bought tickets at PhP100.00 each. San Miguel Beer sponsored light beverages; Coca Cola sponsored 25 cases of soft drinks; while iFM 99.9 was the official FM station of Siete PaSaCalle during its promotional campaign.

The venue of Siete PaSaCalle, on the other hand, was offered free courtesy of Clink Hagedorn and Girlie Bayron, two of the owners of the building compound.

Other major sponsors were PLDT; Mountain Bay’s Touch, a new medi-spa place in Puerto Princesa; Norkis Yamaha; TGT Vulcanizing and Tire Center, newspapers Repetek and Palawan Times; EMRB Stitch and Frame, BMP Trading, La Niña Loading Station, and Swiss Solar, Inc..

JCI Mem. Gemma B. Medina, incoming president of the Peacock Jaycees, said the “pure and noble intention behind PaSaCalle has made it a consistent part of events in Puerto Princesa that never fail to attract the support of the people” and that for this, she is thankful.

“The Peacock Jaycees has nothing in heart but the desire to help indigent children and their families this Christmas. With the help of our partners and sponsors, we would be able to help many children again,” she said.

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