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Friday, September 16, 2011

September Birthday Bash!

This afternoon, we held our company birthday bash for our September birthday celebrators. This HR activity started April 2011, and since then, we’ve been receiving very nice comments from those who were able to attend. Maybe because every month, we make it a point to think of a theme that matches the month of celebration.

For this month, we thought of a “Silly Hat Party”. We encouraged all celebrators to “Bring your most silly hat and win a prize!” but unfortunately, only two brought their hats.
But our intelligent HRD minds anticipated that it will happen, so we made several silly hats to be used as accessories for the improvised photo booth. You will see them as you scroll on the pictures below.

We prepared 2 games for them to enjoy. First is the calamansi relay :

And the winner is....!!!

And second is….since I don't know how the game is called, I decided not to include it in this post. Mianhae.

And also last month, we invited a special guest to do the intermission number. His name is Dan Arvin Alcasid, nephew of Ogie Alcasid (whew!). For this month, this task was assigned to yours truly (ahem!). I sang two songs, my all time favorites Friend of Mine by Odette Quesada and I Think I’m In Love by Kuh Ledesma. After my 2nd song, they requested for “More! More!” but I begged off saying that I was paid for two songs only hahahaha

And since we have a Japanese expat in the group...

the person with the yellow hat is Mr. Toru Saito

I just thought of singing a Japanese song. Guess the title of the song?.....VOLTES V!!! Hahahahaha!

In this song, since this is an impromptu number and I have no music, I asked for audience's participation. You would see that they're clapping their hands as I sing. Nice hehehe

I was sooooooo happy with Mr. Saito’s reaction. He was saying “Very Good! Very Good!” with thumbs up sign….

Here are some of their group pics:

And not to forget, the blowing of their mini-cakes!

And of course, the crazy HR pics J

Maybe you noticed that we are wearing the same uniform always hehe. Well, good news! We are planning to buy a new set of uniform next month. So you won't be seeing the same old uniform again and again.


Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Ninong's Treat!

Last Friday, September 9, 2011, we (me, Mutya, Ethel, Marie & Tess) dined out at Shakey's in Checkpoint Calamba branch. It was a short but happy moment for us (well, at least for me).

Ethel, Marie Mutya and I arrived at around 5:00PM then Tess came around 6:00PM (whew! As usual, she's always late hehe)

This Shakey's thing is a treat from our beloved ninong, Jerry Antonio J. Flores, husband of our most loved HR manager and "mother" Lhiza Flores. He's not here in Manila. In fact, he now lives in Australia with his three princesses, Jeli, Jeza and Jea. Eversince ma'am Lhiza died, we never lost communication. We've always kept in touch. And we will forever be grateful that he has never forgotten us :)

Oh, enough of that reminiscing. I'd like to share some photos:

Me and Mutya

Tess, Mutya, Marie and Ethel

That's us! I'm sure you know them by now :)

Me and Mutya, again

Me, Tess and Mutya