Availment of Discounted Manila Ocean Park Packages Extended Until Oct. 15!

Manila Ocean Park has extended the deadline for purchase of discounted tickets until October 15, 2014.

The packages include:

Package 1 (Php 350.00)

Oceanarium
Trails to Antartica (Penguin Exhibit, Snow Village, Slide O’Fun)
Sharks and Rays Dry Encounter
Birds of Prey Kingdom
Fish Spa

Package 2 (Php 500.00)

Oceanarium
Trails to Antartica (Penguin Exhibit, Snow Village, Slide O’Fun)
Sharks and Rays Dry Encounter
Birds of Prey Kingdom
Fish Spa
Jellies Exhibit
Penguin Talk Show
Back of the House

CSC Announces Winners to the 2014 Government Choral Competition

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Government Choral Competition!

GRAND PRIZE Winner: Pag-IBIG Fund Chorale

1st Runner-Up: PAGCOR Voice Symphony
2nd Runner-Up: City Government of Makati Employees’ Chorale
3rd Runner-Up: Pangasinan Provincial Chorale

SPECIAL AWARDS
Best Conductor: City Government of Makati Employees’ Chorale
Best Arrangement of the Competition Song: City Government of Makati Employees’ Chorale

Best Regional Entries

Luzon: Dasmarinas City Teachers Chorale
Visayas: Calbayog City Chorale
Mindanao: Bayugan City Division Chorale
NCR: Pag-IBIG Fund Chorale

Congratulations to the 2014 Fun Run Winners!

Congratulations to the 2014 R.A.C.E. to Serve IV Fun Run!

3K Distance Men’s Category:

1st place Elbreu B. Neri UST
2nd place Carlito Fantilago Parañaque City
3rd place Roldan Verano PLDT

Women’s Category:

1st place Janice Tawagin Philippine Army
2nd place Trishia Ramirez University of the East
3rd place Janette Lumidao St. Clair College

5K Distance Men’s Category:

1st place Mervin Guarte San Sebastian College
2nd place Immuel Camino Arellano University
3rd place Albert D. Valencia Jose Rizal University

Women’s Category:

1st place Flordeliza Doños Philippine Airforce
2nd place Jenismyll A. Mabunga Philippine Army
3rd place Jessa Mangsat Philippine Air Force

10K Distance Men’s Category:

1st place Edward Buenavista Philippine Air Force
2nd place Rafael Poliquit Philippine Air Force
3rd place Anthony S. Nerza Philippine Air Force

Women’s Category:

1st place Mary Grace B. De Los Santos Philippine Air Force
2nd place Jho-An T. Banayag Philippine Army
3rd place Ailene O. Tolentino Philippine Army

National Museum Offers Free Entrance to Servant Heroes Nationwide!

Another special PCSA treat is offered to government officials and employees!

The National Museum is giving FREE ENTRANCE to the Museum of the Filipino People, all its national art galleries, planetariums, and branch museums nationwide!

Just present your valid government employee ID to avail of this special PCSA promo.

For more information, check out CSC Announcement No. 53, s. 2014.

Free LRT/MRT/Pasig River Ferry Rides on Sept. 19 for the Lingkod Bayani!

Free MRT/LRT/Pasig River Ferry Service Rides

The Metro Rail Transit (MRT), Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA), and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will provide free rides in the MRT-3, LRT Lines 1&2, and Pasig River Ferry Services (PRFS) for all government employees on September 19, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Valid government IDs are required for the boarding passes. For more information, see CSC Announcement No. 51, s. 2014. on the CSC website.

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Fun Run Advisory from CSC-NCR

To all Fun Run Participants:

Please take note of the advisory below from CSC-NCR:

FUN RUN ADVISORY FROM CSC-NCR

Category Assembly Time Gun Start
10K 5:00 a.m. 5:30 a.m.
5K 5:00 a.m. 5:45 a.m.
3K 5:00 a.m. 6:00 a.m.

Rules and regulations:

  1. Participants must check-in at the starting line at least 15 minutes before the gun start.
  2. Each Race Category has a designated assembly area.
  3. Race bib must be worn at all times during the race.
  4. The organizer’s decision is final.
  5. No change of race category.
  6. Race bib number is strictly non-transferable.
  7. Let us take care of the surroundings. Do not harm and step on the plants and do not litter.
  8. Street parking is strictly prohibited. Vehicles parked along the streets will be towed at owner’s expense.

Water and First Aid Stations:

  1. Drinking water is provided in six (6) water stations along the route and at the Bayshore Avenue.
  2. Although drinking cups are provided, runners are encouraged to bring water bottles for refilling at the water stations to do our share in helping the environment.
  3. Ambulance and Medical Aide Teams are stationed along the route and at the Bayshore Avenue.

Restrooms:

  1. Portalets are provided. (see map)

Baggage Area:

  1. Baggage deposit/areas per category are available at the starting point.
  2. Organizers assume no responsibility for items checked-in at the baggage depository.
  3. Baggage not claimed until 8:00 a.m. will be brought to CSC NCR, No. 25 Kaliraya Street, Quezon City.

Parking:

  1. Participants are advised to park at the parking areas of SM Mall of Asia and pay the corresponding fees (P45.00 or P30.00 flat rate for covered and open areas, respectively) and proceed on foot to the assembly area.
  2. Buses are not allowed to enter the SM MOA Complex. As such, participants shall alight at the BUS PARKING AREA at Block 29 (please see route). Parking is free of charge.
  3. No drop off point near the stage.
  4. VIP/guests with car pass may park at Block 20. Parking fees still apply.

Let us be at our best behavior at all times and ensure the enjoyment of everybody. Let’s have fun. See you then!