Sunday, December 16, 2018

Another Lipeño drafted in PBA

Chrisantoni dela Peña is the 3rd Lipeño to shine in PBA as he was drafted recently for Blackwater Elite.
Previous known PBA players from Lipa City were Melchor "Toying" Teves in 1983 for Sta Lucia and Aristeo "Aris" Dimaunahan who played for Ginebra Kings in 2002.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

437th Batangas Foundation Day celebration set

Great food, art, music, and a lot more cultural extravaganza await Batangueños as the Province of Batangas kicks off its 437th Founding Anniversary celebration on December 8.
With the theme “Live, Study, Work and Have Fun in Rich Batangas,” this year’s foundation anniversary will celebrate Batangas’ rich cultural, social, and economic resources being one of the largest and oldest provinces in the country.
The whole-day celebration, which will be hosted at The Outlets at Lipa inside Lima Technology Center, Lipa-Malvar, Batangas, will start with a eucharistic mass at 9am followed by the Culture, Arts and Environment Awards with Batangas Province Governor Hermilando I. Mandanas gracing the event.
This will be followed with the opening of the Art Walk, a display of Batangueño art pieces curated by Gruopo Sining Batangas and Batangas Shoppes, showcasing different products from various clusters and farm tourism groups in the province.
Highlight of the celebration will be the hourly street and stage performances starting at 1pm by the different solo artists and performing groups in Batangas. Capping off the day-long celebration is the BRAVE (Batangas Rave) Party featuring DJ Tom Taus and DJ Jennifer Lee hosted by FAITH Colleges and Lima Park Hotel.
Formerly known as Comintang, Batangas was officially recognized as a province under Spain in 1581, according to the National Historical Commission of the Philippines. The province is now composed of 31 municipalities and three cities, with Batangas City as its capital.
The 437th Batangas Province Founding Anniversary celebration is presented by the provincial government of Batangas and the Batangas Provincial Tourism, Culture, Arts Office (PTCAO), in cooperation with the Batangas Tourism Council, and in partnership with The Outlets at Lipa and Lima Park Hotel, with FAITH Colleges as the foundation day secretariat. This is also made possible with the support of Steel Asia Manufacturing Corporation, Science Park of the Philippines, Universal Robina Corporation, Mary Mediatrix Medical Center, Hamilo Coast, Liberty Builders and Development Corporation, and Central Azucarera Don Pedro Inc.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Lipa Community Heroes Awardees for 2018

Every year, Lipa City Philippines or LCP takes pride in carefully choosing and awarding the unsung heroes of Lipa community. They are individuals who gave extra ordinary contribution to the community of Lipa and became a good example to the rest by showing honesty, compassion, and strong moral principles. 
For 2018, the following were chosen (in order as shown in photo):
Susan Panem of Granja, she did not think twice in saving a dog which was left in heavy rains overnight & severely wounded near a public market. After the photo has been posted in LCP last June, Susan immediately picked and sent the dog to the nearest vet clinic and took care of her.
Ronald Toledo of Muntingpulo, he took care and fed the lost child. Families and relatives of the lost child was so worried last August on where the kid has gone. After reading the post in LCP, Ronald together with his team in STAR Tollway located the house of the kid and brought him home safely.
Liezl Malabanan of Lodlod, just recently a photo of suffering dog near Robinsons Lipa was posted in LCP looking for owners and assistance. The dog seemed to be hit by a car and in few hours Liezl came to rescue him and sent to vet clinic. Liezl paid all the bills and took care of the dog.
Gina Ramos of Sto Nino, she came to help and rescue a person hit by car accident. The family of the person was so thankful for her heroic deed in saving the life of their brother.
Almost daily, you will read a lot of posts appreciating a noble & positive actions in LCP like returning cellphone, wallet, lost pet, etc while some others are posting to look for the owners of the lost items. They are individuals or group of people who are truly gems of Lipa City, should be given appreciation, and even has the full right to be recognized in tarps along the streets of the city more than anything else.
Congratulations and continue to be a good example to the community of Lipa.
::Lipa City Philippines or LCP is the pioneer, most visited, and consistently biggest social media group dedicated to Lipa.

Friday, November 9, 2018

SM City Lipa Opens Christmas Attraction for 2018

SM City Lipa opens this year's Christmas attraction entitled "Greatest Season on Earth" with carnival like production number before unveiling their festive decoration of stage. 
Throughout the months of November and December, there will be a lot of Christmas related activities including their extravagant Christmas Grand Parade on Nov 24 and Dec 28.

Robinsons Place Lipa opens Holiday Infinity Room with Hashtags

Thousands of Hashtags followers spent time waiting since 11am today to watch them sing and dance in this year's Robinsons Place Lipa Holiday treat for the city. 
Along with the event is the mall's annual gift giving to SOS Children's village where they spent time with kids and gave them gifts during the show. The rest of the mall patrons may enjoy the Holiday Infinity rooms, Christmas digital show, Meet and Greet with Santa, Fireworks Display and more this December. See Robinsons Place Lipa page for detailed information about the Holiday events.

Friday, October 26, 2018

The Aristocrat Restaurant Lipa, Batangas: Now Open!
The Aristocrat Restaurant “Home of the BEST Chicken Barbecue in Town”, celebrating generations of Filipino tradition for the past 82 years, is officially open in Lipa, Batangas.
Established in 1936, founded by the late Doña Engracia “Aling Asiang” Cruz-Reyes and her husband, Justice Alex A. Reyes, the Aristocrat has grown into a restaurant serving the same signature flavors and quality home-cooked Filipino dishes by Lola Asiang used 82 years ago to serve her very own children.
Welcoming all Batangeños, the opening celebration on October 25, 2018 at The Aristocrat Restaurant Lipa, Batangas branch will begin with a motorcade along the main streets of Lipa, to be followed by a Mass by Rev. Msgr. Ruben M. Dimaculangan and cutting of ribbon by Hon. Meynardo A. Sabili, Mayor of Lipa, Batangas and Priscila Reyes Pacheco, President of The Aristocrat Restaurant.
Starting October 25, 2018, The Aristocrat Restaurant Lipa, Batangas branch, a fine-dining restaurant along 121 Mataas na lupa, Lipa City, Batangas serves from Monday to Sunday, 10:00 am to 9:00 pm. For inquiries and reservations, please call (043) 741-5562 or visit and for deliveries, call us at (043) 741-5562.
The Aristocrat Restaurant now has 15 branches located at Roxas Boulevard in Malate (open 24 hours), Jupiter in Makati (open 24 hours), Robinsons Place Manila, 518 Banawe St., Sta Mesa Heights, Quezon City, Banawe 238, Brgy. Manresa, Quezon City, SM Manila, SM City San Lazaro, SM Mall of Asia, Subic Bay, S&R Shaw Boulevard, SM City Dasmariñas, Marcos Highway, Antipolo, Anabu II-D Imus Cavite, Malolos, Bulacan, Lipa in Batangas.

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Animal Welfare Awareness Week

RA 8485 or Animal Welfare Act as strengthened by RA 10631 and other laws protecting the welfare of animals, reminds us that it is UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON to do the following:
- TORTURE any animal
- NEGLECT to provide adequate care or shelter to pets
- KILL or cause to procure to be tortured *animals
- subject any dogs or horse for FIGHTS
- MALTREAT or use the same in *research
- TRADE for meat
Report killing or maltreatment incidents your nearest Police Station or Animal Welfare Groups. The person who will be found guilty is subject to IMPRISONMENT of 1-2 years and or FINE of up to 250,000 pesos.
According to Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), the celebration is aimed to inculcate in the heart and mind of individuals, particularly the youth, to love and be kind to animals, whether domesticated or wildlife. It furthers the aim of enhancing virtues of kindness, justice, and protection of all living creatures as the greatest contributing factor to maintain and restore the country's ecological balance.
Please STOP ANIMAL CRUELTY, ADOPT a PET and SAVE LIFE. Animals have no full capacity like humans do. They have emotions and can recognize but they have no voice that humans will easily understand.
*with exceptions as provided by the Animal Welfare Act