Cadayunan Primary School Christmas Outreach 2011

December 2, 2011 – The BIG DAY for the CDOBloggers as it’s the most awaited christmas outreach, gift giving and feeding activity day we all been waiting for. The benefactor – Besigan Sitio 14’s Cadayunan Primary School. Thanks to the project chair Roxanne Hambre for finding a school worthy of our little help, time and effort.

Besigan is the last town of Cagayan de Oro City, approximately 2 hours travel from the city. The CDOBloggers reached Sitio 14 through a Dump Truck provided by the City Government. We learned from the residents in Besigan and neighboring towns that the truck is their regular transportation from their place to the city (back and forth). An important means that aids the residents source of living as it carries their crops, vegetables and business to the city. Getting to Cadayunan Primary School was not an easy ride. It was like participating in an off-road challenge. We salute the driver of the said truck for hurdling such unfriendly road and curves. We were at the back with these 3 barrels of Crude Oil we had to hold and push everytime there’s a rocky and uphill road we had to go through. Hard but we were laughing while we were on it.

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First Flash Mob in CDO

Flash mob-a group of people who assemble suddenly in a public place, perform an unusual and sometimes seemingly pointless act for a brief time, then disperse, often for the purposes of entertainment, satire, artistic expression.

How Does It Work?
Flash Mobs are initiated online. The organizers set up a website, mailing list, and/or a viral message that provides all necessary instructions for potential participants. This of course includes the date, time, and meeting point in the real world, as well as the action to perform, for example a video of the dance moves.

On October 28, 2011, Cagayan de Oro had its first ever flash mob through the efforts of a group called CDO Tycoons. The participants gathered at SM City where they surprised the shoppers and mall goers with the sudden performance at the Atrium.

This won’t be the last as I heard another Flash Mob happening soon! This time it’s going to be a Pre-Christmas Flash Mob. Chadacdo is surely looking forward to it.

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Christmas in November with Globe

A big shout out to Globe Telecom Inc. for giving their media partners in Cagayan de Oro an early Christmas Party and freebies. They were able to gather Cagayan de Oro’s media from print, broadcast, tv and the new media the bloggers. Chadacdo of course attended the event together with the CDOBloggers.

The party was held at the Mallberry Suites last November 23, 2011. Globe shared their 3rd Quarter Business Results and Network Modernization Initiative for 2012. That was our first time to join such a party with all the other media in Cagayan de Oro. Personally we thought that was a great opportunity for us all to meet and greet. Globe Telecom didn’t fail to feel the media people relevant and of course happy. They were just so generous that they gave away noche buena goodies, a Nokia X2, an IPhone 3gs and an IPad worth 40T! There were also minor prizes like load cards along with some globe useful items. We love the mini games especially the trivia part! CDOBloggers sucked at “Philippine Entertainment – past love teams” category! LoL! but we were still able to finish third at the end of the game.

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Monster Kitchen’s Dessert All You Can Treat

Are you a natural sweet-tooth? Do you fancy cakes, cupcakes, breads, cookies, bars with coffee, tea or juice? The third batch of Monster Kitchen Fundamentals in Baking and Pastry Arts graduates are in it to give us all a treat to satisfy our sweet tooth and cravings for dessert.

On December 3, Monster Kitchen is offering a Dessert All You Can Treat to everyone! It’s definitely going to be a dessert splurge! This sweet-feast will be held at the Thai Me Up restaurant along Capistrano-Mabini Sts., Cagayan de Oro City. Banquet will start at 2:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Reserve a ticket now for only P250 here or at the official Monster Kitchen Fan Page

To stimulate your cravings check out some of the sample cakes and pastries by Monster Kitchen. Can’t wait right? So Am I! See you all there Kagay-anons!

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Run United 2011 Cagayan de Oro Leg

It’s time for Cagayan de Oro! Calling all runners and fun run enthusiats to register and be a part of Coach Rio De La Cruz’ Run United, first ever in CDO.

Run United Regional Series 2011 CAGAYAN DE ORO – This Runrio Series Regional 2011 will be held on November 27, 2011 at Cagayan De Oro. Boasting of 5 race categories 500m dash for kids, 3k, 5K, 10K, and 21K.



Online registration period starts on October 19 .
Delivery of race kits will start on October 19, 2011.

Regular In-store registration period is from October 19, 2011 to November 20, 2011 only
Late registration period is from November 21 to 25, 2011

Regular and Late In-Store Registration Venues are:


  • Pink Saffron Boutique along Pabayo Chaves Street, Divisoria
  • Limketkai Activity Center, Limketkai Mall
  •  Planet Sports, Limketkai Mall
  •  Max’s Restaurant, Limketkai Mall

CDO-Registration Hotline Numbers:

  • ‎0917-700-39-58 cdobloggers c/o Alvin
  • 0917.706 0248 Circle Productions
  •  0916.132 8808 CDO Main Registration

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Series of Fun Run in Cagayan de Oro

Calling all Running enthusiasts! Cagayan de Oro has series of Fun Run marathons for you to join and enjoy! See posters below for more information. 🙂

A fun run is a friendly race that involves either road running or cross country running with participants taking part for their own enjoyment rather than competition. A fun run will usually be held to raise funds for a charity, with sponsors providing the revenue to cover organisational costs. Fun runs can include novelty categories, such as wearing costumes, and age categories for child, teen, and mature.


To register to this Halloween Fun Run, just check their registration booth at SM City (near Rotti Mum)

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Get Away Places around CDO and Misamis Oriental

Cagayan de Oro City is not just a city known for its friendliness but it’s also a city endowed with beautiful scenery and places that offers fun adventures. It is also surrounded with neighboring places with lots of great place to explore.

Mapawa Adventure Park – if you are the sporty type, with no fear of heights and wants to be connected to nature while having fun! This is just the right place for you! Just few minutes ride from the Malasag Eco-Tourism Village is the enchanting Mapawa Nature Park. The Place has small waterfalls for swimming and nearby are picnic tables set under gigantic trees. the Mapawa Nature Park offers many wonderful activities for its visitor like; a guide trek to the big water falls and a mini forest Horseback riding Camping, Rappelling and the zip line! Trust me, the whole family / barkada will really enjoy the place!

Contact them now! Malasag Cugman, Cagayan de Oro City//Tel # (08822) 725218 or 63928-226-1747

White Water Rafting – perhaps this is the most famous “to do” in Cagayan de Oro, the exciting, thrilling and breath taking white water rafting. It’s not just about surpassing the rapids, it’s learning to be safe while conquering nature! So for those extreme outdoor enthusiasts out there! this is just perfect for you! I won’t mind doing it all again!

Contact them:
Kagay: Address: #21 Pres. Aguinaldo St., Cagayan de Oro City
Phone number: 088-310-4402/088-852-1021/088-310-8266
Look for Mr. Dan Kaamiño
Corrales Avenue (fronting Consuelo\’s Steak House)
Phone: +63 (88) 857-RAFT (7238)
Mobile: 09178556983 / 09228973175

Matangale Dive Resort – located in Balingoan, Misamis Oriental, on a spacious lot with a view to the south Bohol Sea and the island of Camiguin. They have picnic huts, several rooms if you wish to spend days in the place, function rooms to those who wants to work while having fun. Activities like swimming, snorkeling, scuba-diving, kayaking and fishing will surely burn all your energies! If you want to see the corals and fishes without getting wet–Glassbottomed boat is for you! Enjoy the breeze as you cruise through fields of corals and fish life–all visible through the clear bottom of your boat!

Contact them now! (+63) 08822-722591

Villa Arcadia – A Paradise of your dream as they say. Villa Arcadia offers the best in its Pure White sand beach and the allure of the rock formation. Situated at Calamcam Talisayan, Misamis Oriental. Only an hour away from Cagayan De Oro City. They have their Picnic Huts as well, swimming pool for the kids to enjoy and of course for the adults as well. Bond with the fish as you feed them. Snorkling in Villa Arcadia is great as well

Contact them now! 09163354806//09265583135//09175555513//


Duka Bay Beach Resort – a classy and a pleasant place to unwind, relax and enjoy. This paradise is situated in Medina. The large ancestral trees in the place adds to its fresh scenery. even villas — spacious, elegant, and fully furnished — provide a breathtaking view of the bay and the island of Camiguin. Using hook and line, visitors can experience the excitement of getting fish right from the stream. And for sports buffs, there are kayaks, bancas, water bikes, and gears for scuba diving.

Contact them now! (+63) 088-331-2288 to 91 // Cellphone: +63 9176483268// email; YM:
These are not the only places of adventure around Cagayan de Oro and its neighboring towns. More awesome places to come! Keep on visiting! 🙂

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