Game show appearance turns Pinoy into instant celebrity

Game show appearance turns Pinoy into instant celebrity

By Abner Galino A 39-year-old Filipino from Mississippi turned into an instant celebrity after appearing in a popular TV game show “The Price is Right” and winning about $8,600 worth of giveaways from the show. Ernesto Paras Jr., a physical therapist, has been in the local newspapers, local TV and radio stations in Greenville, Mississippi. […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: Contests, Lifestyle, News, Philippine News ·
Celebrate Harvest Moon Festival at Pechanga Resort & Casino With A Share of $100,000 in EasyPlay!

Celebrate Harvest Moon Festival at Pechanga Resort & Casino With A Share of $100,000 in EasyPlay!

In celebration of the Harvest Moon Festival, Pechanga pushes out two thrilling promotions in September. Join us on Saturday, September 17, 2016 for the $100,000 Harvest Moon Drawing. Pechanga club members must either play slot or table games from 12am to 9pm to earn entries for the drawing. One entry can be received for every […]

Philippine Department of Tourism-LA and Majestic Vacations launch “Philippine Travel Gems” Facebook Photo Contest

Philippine Department of Tourism-LA and Majestic Vacations launch “Philippine Travel Gems” Facebook Photo Contest

LOS ANGELES, CA (Mabuhay) -– Beginning July 1 through November 30, 2016, the Philippine Department of Tourism-Los Angeles and Majestic Vacations are holding an exciting online promotional campaign: “Philippine Travel Gems” Facebook Photo Contest. These travel and tourism industry partners are teaming up with Philippine Airlines to get Facebook users and travelers to the Philippines […]

29.06.2016 · Filled under: Art, Contests, Destinations, Happenings, Offers, Online, Photos, Promotions ·
Boracay resort finalist at World Spa Awards

Boracay resort finalist at World Spa Awards

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan  (PNA) – A spa and wellness resort in this tourist island was chosen as one of the nominees for the 2nd World Spa Awards. Mandala Spa and Resort Villas has been nominated in two categories, particularly, Asia’s Best Wellness Retreat and Philippines’ Best Wellness Retreat. Situated in a private area in this […]

02.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Contests, Destinations, Health & Fitness, Services ·
Vote now for AARP’s Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards; Pinay among candidates

Vote now for AARP’s Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards; Pinay among candidates

WASHINGTON, D.C  – Vote now for AARP’s inaugural Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards to acknowledge the hard-working staff and volunteers of non-profit organizations serving AAPIs age 50-plus. Visitfacebook.com/AARPAAPICommunity to cast your vote during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month until May 31, 2016 at 11pm ET. Three heroes and their organizations […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Contests, Local News, Services ·
2nd Lakambini Ng Kalayaan Cultural Pageant calls for participants

2nd Lakambini Ng Kalayaan Cultural Pageant calls for participants

Los Angeles – The Lakambini Ng Kalayaan 2016 is back in its full glory. And organizers of The Lakambini Ng Kalayaan 2016 are calling for participants to join the cultural pageant of community organizations that will take place on June 3 in Los Angeles. The winner of The Lakambini Ng Kalayaan will be the muse of the […]

18.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Contests, Happenings, Local News ·
Knights of Rizal-Historic Filipintown (KOR- HFT) announces The First Rizal Memorial Essay Writing Contest 2015

Knights of Rizal-Historic Filipintown (KOR- HFT) announces The First Rizal Memorial Essay Writing Contest 2015

Los Angeles – Calling All Filipino-American Youth and Student writers in California. The Knights of Rizal-Historic Filipinotown (HFT) announced on November 15, 2015 that will hold the first ever Rizal Memorial Essay Writing Contest for 2015. In California. Knights Commander Arturo Garcia of Historic Filipinotown (HFT) announced that the Rizal Memorial Essay Writing Contest will […]

01.12.2015 · Filled under: Contests, Happenings, Local News ·
AARP launches National Caregiving Awareness Campaign: Show Kindness to 40 Million Caregivers

AARP launches National Caregiving Awareness Campaign: Show Kindness to 40 Million Caregivers

Campaign will include a new AARP caregiving book, Random Acts of Kindness contest, caregiving fair, and a special AARP The Magazine report featuring an intimate look into ‘24 hours in the life of caregivers’ WASHINGTON, DC—November is National Family Caregivers Month and AARP is launching a national campaign to bring awareness to the important role that […]

Fourth Annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge seeks problem solving ideas from students nationwide

Fourth Annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge seeks problem solving ideas from students nationwide

Bill Nye, the Science Guy, helps Verizon uncover the next world-changing app idea; Tablets, $20,000 and more for winning teams BASKING RIDGE, NEW JERSEY – The Verizon Innovative App Challenge – the no-coding-skills-needed contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring their problem-solving app ideas to life – is back! In […]

29.09.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Contests, Science & Technology ·
Lucky winners picked to see Lani Misalucha live at Pechanga

Lucky winners picked to see Lani Misalucha live at Pechanga

Two lucky raffle winners will see Lani Misalucha perform live at Pechanga Resort & Casino on May 22, 2015. The winners, whose names were chosen from several raffle participants, are among the latest of lucky participants who have seen live concerts of Filipino artists in the prestigious resort located just south of Los Angeles. The raffle contest begun last […]

Get free tickets to see Lani Misalucha at the Pechanga Theater

Get free tickets to see Lani Misalucha at the Pechanga Theater

If you are interested in seeing Lani Misalucha live at Pechanga Resort & Casino, then perhaps this is your lucky day.  Pechanga Resort & Casino announced a raffle contest, which will giveaway two pairs of tickets to Lani Misalucha’s Concert at the Pechanga Theater on May 22, 2015  at 8:00 PM. The raffle contest will […]

Get free tickets to see Lani Misalucha at the Pechanga Theater

Get free tickets to see Lani Misalucha at the Pechanga Theater

If you are interested in seeing Lani Misalucha live at Pechanga Resort & Casino, then perhaps this is your lucky day.  Pechanga Resort & Casino announced a raffle contest, which will giveaway two pairs of tickets to Lani Misalucha’s Concert at the Pechanga Theater on May 22, 2015  at 8:00 PM. The raffle contest will begin on April 11 and […]

10.04.2015 · Filled under: Contests, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music, Offers, Promotions ·

Get Free Tickets to see Gary V at Pechanga Theater

If you are interested in seeing Gary V live at Pechanga Resort & Casino, then perhaps this is your lucky day. Pechanga Resort & Casino announced a raffle contest, which will give away a pair of tickets to see Gary V at the Pechanga Theater on March 8 at 7 p.m. The raffle contest will […]

06.02.2015 · Filled under: Contests, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Hometown ·
Get Free Tickets to see Sarah Geronimo at the Pechanga Theater

Get Free Tickets to see Sarah Geronimo at the Pechanga Theater

If you are interested in seeing Sarah Geronimo live at Pechanga Resort & Casino, then perhaps this is your lucky day. Pechanga Resort & Casino announced a raffle contest, which will give away two pairs of tickets to see Sarah Geronimo at the Pechanga Theater on January 17th at 8:00 PM. The raffle contest will […]

06.01.2015 · Filled under: Contests, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Promotions ·
AARP launches search for America’s top boomer talent with Boomer Superstarcontest powered by American Idol Live!

AARP launches search for America’s top boomer talent with Boomer Superstarcontest powered by American Idol Live!

Contest will search for undiscovered baby boomers with star quality and amazing voices WASHINGTON, D.C. – Calling all Baby Boomers looking to become America’s next big singing sensation!  AARP is launching a national search to make one lucky person’s dream a reality while showing that talent is ageless. Powered by American Idol Live!, AARP’s Boomer […]

09.07.2014 · Filled under: Contests, Entertainment, Happenings, Music, Online ·
Filipino Veterans Foundation presents Bataan Legacy April

Filipino Veterans Foundation presents Bataan Legacy April

Los Angeles, CA –  In commemoration of the 72nd Anniversary of the Fall of Bataan (A Day of Valor), the Filipino Veterans Foundation will present Bataan Legacy on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 11:00AM at the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall, 1816 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90015. Admission to the Program is Free.  Doors will open at 10:00 AM.  A reception will […]

05.04.2014 · Filled under: Contests, Happenings ·
Balita Media, Inc. and Pechanga Resort & Casino announces the winners of the Anne Curtis “Annebisyosa” No Other Concert Contest

Balita Media, Inc. and Pechanga Resort & Casino announces the winners of the Anne Curtis “Annebisyosa” No Other Concert Contest

On June 7th, Balita Media, Inc., in cooperation with Pechanga Resort & Casino concluded its Anne Curtis “Annebisyosa” No Other Concert ticket giveaway and selected eleven winners. The first eight of these eleven winners will see Anne Curtis perform live with her special guests, Nina and Derek Ramsay at the Pechanga Theater. The remaining three […]

11.06.2013 · Filled under: Contests, Happenings ·
Get free tickets to see Anne Curtis: No Other Concert at the Pechanga Theater

Get free tickets to see Anne Curtis: No Other Concert at the Pechanga Theater

Pechanga Resort & Casino Philippine Independence Day Raffle Competition On June 15th, Anne Curtis, one of the Philippines’ most well known, multifaceted entertainers will be performing live at the Pechanga Theater. The event is part of Anne Curtis’ 2013 world tour titled, “No Other Concert.” Weekend Balita, in conjunction with Pechanga Resort & Casino will be […]

01.05.2013 · Filled under: Contests, Happenings ·
Refresh: Aesthetic & Lifestyle Medicine Raffle Contest

Refresh: Aesthetic & Lifestyle Medicine Raffle Contest

Refresh: Aesthetic & Lifestyle Medicine, Glendale’s premier destination for aesthetic health and beauty treatments will be holding a multifaceted raffle contest throughout the month of April. The contest will have three winners, each of whom will have a choice of several prizes. The prize distribution can be seen below: Grand Prize: Chemical Peel treatment OR laser hair removal (upper lip/under […]

11.04.2013 · Filled under: Contests ·
Explore the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles with Weekend Balita

Explore the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles with Weekend Balita

Meet Thomas the T. Rex.  He weighs nearly 7,000 pounds and is 34 feet long.  He is a giant dinosaur that lived over 65 million years ago.  He is one of the stunning exhibits at the Dinosaur Hall at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles, California. The Natural History of Museum of Los Angeles […]

18.03.2013 · Filled under: Contests ·
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