Donate old jeans drive on
SM Foundation recently launched the “Just Delivered Jeans” campaign inviting all shoppers to donate their old jeans to be given to beneficiaries of Department of Social Welfare and Development-run communities, a press release from SM said.
It is in cooperation with the Department of Social Welfare and Development, SM Department Store and SM Supermalls.
The donation booth which will run until October 9 is located at the North main entrance of SM City Bacolod. Donors will be given 25 percent off when they purchase a pair of new jeans at SM Men’s Fashion of SM Department Store Bacolod.
“Just Delivered Jeans” campaign is simultaneously held in all 41 SM malls nationwide. For further inquiries, interested parties may call the Public Relations Officer at Tel. No. 468-0168, the press release added.*
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USLS grad receives
For the second time in a row, a University of St. La Salle graduate made it as one of the country’s Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines, a press release from USLS in Bacolod City said.
BS Biology graduate and former USG president, Julius Paul Juen, was hailed as one of this year’s TOSP and received the award at Malacañang Palace recently.
Juen is an alumnus of the University of St. La Salle-Integrated School where he finished his secondary education in 2007.
He graduated magna cum laude in 2011 and was a recipient of The Outstanding Student Award by the Junior Chamber International-Bacolod Chapter during the same year.
Juen said he considers the award as another opportunity to inspire more people, especially the youth, to join in the cause of building our nation through collective efforts of everyone.
Meanwhile, another USLS graduate, Kathreen Alcantara, made it as one of the Top 30 finalists, the press release said.
The TOSP Awards honors graduating college students who have not only excelled academically, but also lived a life of dedicated service to the people that is distinctive from other respective fields of interests, the press release added.*
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SJI Bacolod to mark
Msgr. Liu’s legacy
The St. John’s Institute Community in Bacolod City will commemorate the life of Msgr. John Liu on Saturday.
It will begin with the Eucharistic celebration at 8 a.m. at the Queen of Peace Church, in celebration of his in third death anniversary.
In the Chinese culture, the period of mourning ends after the second death anniversary, a press release from SJI said.
Msgr. Noly Que, parish priest of the Queen of Peace Parish, has called on the different organizations comprising the Johninan Community for a celebration in remembrance of the legacy of Liu.
A thanksgiving reception and special program will follow right after the 8 mass, which will be participated in by the different organizations under the parish, the press release said.
Liu is largely credited for his contribution to the Filipino-Chinese community, the construction of the Queen of Peace Church, and the school buildings, it said.
On his third death anniversary celebration, he will be remembered for his other legacies as healer, evangelizer, and visionary in God’s vineyard, the press release added.*
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