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Kahit Isang Araw Lang Unity Run on January 22, 2012. Have fun while helping others!

UNTV and its partners will once again organize a nationwide fun run for a cause.

“Kahit Isang Araw Lang” Unity Run will be held on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012 at the SM Mall of Asia.

The fun run, now on its second year,  aims to continue UNTV’s thrust to build more computer classrooms and classroom buildings and push a scholarship-program for mass communication and nursing students.

Daniel Razon,  chairman and CEO of Breakthrough and Milestones Productions International, which  operates and manages UNTV said that they have been in touch with Education Sec. Armin Luistro to identify site where they will build a two-story classrooms.

Razon also said that he expects celebrities to join the fun run such as Optical Media Board Chairman Ronnie Rickets, Actor/Director Zoren Legaspi, Former beauty queen turned politician Daisy Reyes among others.

Razon, popularly known as Kuya Daniel is again setting his sights high.

In a conference, he told the press, “We aim to net around P20 million,  of which more than P200,000 at least will come from Metro  Manila.”

On the other hand, the event’s organizer, Avante Gard peg the number of runners this year at 300,000, five times that of last year’s.

The first 20,000 registrants will get an official Unity Run singlet and canvas bag.

Cash prizes await the top 3 male and female winners in the  three categories: 3K, 5K and 10K.

All finishers will be entitled to join the  raffle draw after the race.  Prizes at stake are (in Metro Manila) a brand-new car (first prize), motorcycle (second prize, two winners), laptops (three winners, third prize) and cellphones (consolation prize, five winners).

Raffle prizes for the other locations are a motorcycle (first prize), laptops (second prize, two winners) and cellphones (third prize, three winners).

The fun run will also be held simultaneously at Mendoza Park, Puerto Princesa; Bacolod Panaad Stadium, Bacolod City; Cebu Business Park, Cebu City;  Tacloban City Mall, Tacloban City; SM City Davao and Butuan Sports Complex, Butuan City.

Have fun while helping others.

See you there!


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President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo declared July 27 of each year a working holiday in observance of the founding anniversary of Iglesia ni Cristo in the Philippines.

Hence, July 27 will be known as “Iglesia ni Cristo Day,” in accordance with Republic Act 9645, signed into law by the President on June 12, 2009.

July 27 is also the date of this year’s State of the Nation Address to be delivered by the President on the day Congress resumes its regular session.

This law, then Senate Bill 3281, was filed on May 27, 2009 by Senators Ramon Revilla, Jr., Juan Miguel Zubiri, Francis Escudero and Manuel “Lito” Lapid, amending Section 26, Chapter 7 of Executive Order No. 292, otherwise known as the Revised Administrative Code of 1987.

Therefore, Sec. 26, Chap. 7 of EO no. 292 now includes July 27 as the INC Foundation Day in the list of Special Holidays to be observed annually in the country.

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Our country is not that rich that we can afford to add a baseless and senseless IGLESIA NI CRISTO HOLIDAY.

Holiday means non-working day for the employees, possible additional pay for those who will be coming to work, which also means a burden to employers

And celebrating the foundation day of INC which teaches that Jesus Christ is not a GOD is a burden to our soul.

Can you imagine yourself staying at home on the 27th of July every year just because it’s the Founding Anniversary of the INC?

If you’re a teacher, can you imagine telling a student that you have no class on the 27th of July every year because it’s the Founding Anniversary of the INC?

What are the bases of declaring a holiday?

As far as I can remember, we have Rizal day because one of our national heroes, Dr. Jose Rizal died on December 30, 1896 for telling the truth against the Spanish priests and the government.

Andres Bonifacio was born on November 30, 1863 and he was among our heroes who started revolution against the Spanish regime, that’s why we have Bonifacio Day.

Now, some Politicians want us to mark our calendars on July 27 because it’s the INC Founding Anniversary?

Is it because Felix Manalo registered the INC on July 27 and spread LIES about Jesus Christ (NOT A GOD etc.), This is the reason why were going to have INC holiday? What a crap.

What’s their reason for declaring it, anyway?

According to the statement released by Malacanang, they declared a special day for the INC for playing significant and active roles not only in the spiritual and moral formation of the people over the past several decades but in nation building as well.

Excerpt from an article printed in Philippine Daily Inquirer dated July 07, 2009 written by Christian V. Esguerra –

“President Arroyo wishes to congratulate in advance the INC, at present under the stewardship of Executive Minister Eraño Manalo and Deputy Executive Minister Eduardo Manalo, on this year’s landmark anniversary,” Malacañang said in a statement.

“Likewise, the President wishes to thank the INC for the very active and significant roles its leaders and members have always played not only in the spiritual and moral formation of our people over the past several decades, but in nation-building as well,” the Palace said.


For all I know, they designated July 27 as a special day for the INC because they believe that this church denomination can make them win by seeking its so-called bloc support in elections.

What a pity.

This only shows that the current government implements baseless and senseless laws in favor of the few who practice inequality and injustice.

I just hope that these politicians courting INC votes realize that they can’t win in 2010 elections because the INC doesn’t really have the number.

The INC only projects that they still have it, but the truth is, they don’t.

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