Friday, September 02, 2005

2005 Grandparents Day E-newsletter

Dear Friend,Wisdom of the ages, kind smiling eyes, a bottomless treasure trove of stories, a patient listening ear, inquisitive ways, and a warm embrace. These are what one can expect from a grandparent. They have been there, done that ... they know what's really important in life. They know that life is precious, and each moment a gift not to be wasted. There is so much we can learn from our lolos and lolas. Let's be thankful for them and express our love and appreciation on their special day.
We invite you to share the wonderful greetings you have for your lolos and lolas! At every Papemelroti branch, you can post your messages as part of the store decoration for everyone to see!
Happy Grandparents Day! - September 11, 2005
Christina
Newsletter Editor

In this issueGrandparents SitesNew on the Papemelroti Website
Books for Less Updates

New on our Website
Inspiring Links
Volunteer Opps: Basic Bytes
Animalaya Exhibit
20th International Coastal Cleanup Day
New Products from Papemelroti



Grandparent Sites

The Grandparent Connection Website has a mission: it's to promote the connection between the older and younger generations of family through communication and common ground. Since 2003, this e-newsletter has articles written by kids to their grandfolks to foster deeper understanding between the generations. The site even has suggestions on fun activities grandparents and kids can do together (try the ice cream making session!).

Life Stories Have you ever wondered about your family history? Ever plotted a family tree? It's very interesting to find out about our roots and fun to preserve what we know now. Click here to find out just how important our life stories are as well as how to do it.

New on the Papemelroti Website!
Scrapbooking Don't you just love looking at all the pictures of your fun day at the beach? or that family reunion? or that night out with friends? If you just can't get enough, then catch the scrapbooking craze! Here's where you can find tips on how to start making a scrapbook, what you need and how to keep on going!

Distributors Listing Papemelroti products are not only available at Metro Manila branches but also around the country and around the globe! Thanks to our distributors and resellers! Now you can find them with our new Distributor Page. We are updating this page all the time so check back often for the places nearest you!

Home Decorating Many of us don't really know how to decorate our homes. We just know we like this or we don't like that (or sometimes we even get that all mixed up!). Here are some practical tips from Papemelroti to help you hone your home decorating skills!

Color Guide Papemelroti online customers need this special guide for their special customized orders. This comes in handy too for picking your favorite color!

Books for Less Updates - Casa Branch


You (and specially kids!) are invited to...

Kuya Robert's (of Art Is-Kool) Drawing Workshop
on September 17 (sat), 2PM at Papemelroti and Books for Less, Casa Vicente, Ayala Alabang Town Center, bring paper and pencil. You can also bring a pillow to sit on.


Newest Books for Less Promo!
Get 1 free pocketbook when you buy pocketbooks worth P800 (Look for the -1 code on all the purchases)! Hurry this promo doesn't last forever!
It's easy to find the book you need at Books for Less! Just e-mail bookrequest@booksforless.ph or contact the TEXT Hotline at 630-9999 (no format needed). For other BFL inquiries, please e-mail booksforless@booksforless.ph or call 371-4539 for details. For branches and other information visit their website at www.booksforless.ph


Inspiring Links
Check this out!
It's heartwarming!
When you feel frustrated, click here. When you feel nobody's beside you, click here. When you feel stressed out, click here.
Volunteer Opps: Basic Bytes
Basic Bytes will be doing its third run of MSWord tutorial on Sept 2005 at Della Strada Parish. They are continually inviting all volunteers to join us in this project. Teaching guides and activity modules are available for volunteers.

They are also planning to expand the tutorial to cover MSPowerpoint. Tentatively set for October 2005, 10:00 to 12:00 noon every Saturday. Same as MSWord, a teaching guide and an activity module will be provided. This is an answer to the positive feedback/demand of students who finished the MSWord project. They are inviting all of you to join us in this project. Your talents are most welcome.

You can e-mail Basic Bytes at
myrabantugan@yahoo.com or myra.bantugan@wachovia.com, or text 0916-7051692 for feedback. Thanks and God Bless. - Myra (c/o www.ivolunteer.ph)


AnimalayaAng I.N.K. - Haribon Exhibit
Visit www.ink.org.ph or e-mail ink@group.ph for more details.
September 2/Fri (WTC Lobby)
5:00 pm - 7:00pm: Ang INK Porfolio Show

September 3/Sat (Function Room)
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm : Biodiversity and Hatch Kids AVP
(Haribon)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm : Techniques in Digital
Illustraton by Joel Chua, Brian Vallesteros, Leo Alvarado and Louie Netro


September 17 is the 20th International Coastal Cleanup Day
This year's International Coastal Cleanup day will be held on September 17, Saturday!!! Coastlines and waterways all around the world will be "littered" with hundreds of thousands of volunteers all hoping to make a difference in the state of our environment!
Come join us! If you wish to know more about this annual event click here.
http://www.coastalcleanup.org/intro.cfm Contact your local DENR office to join the volunteer group nearest you! For the list of things to bring, e-mail us at info@papemelroti.com. Join the fun and make a difference!

New Products from Papemelroti
  • #213-10 Special Notice Pillow in colors lavender or periwinkle. Pillow reads, "Special Notice: No work or worry, complaints, fights or frowns allowed here.", 15" x 15", 200g
  • #1-1104 Filipiniana Tic Tac Toe with jeepney and coconut tree tokens in monocolor. Decorated with traditional Philippine vignettes all over. Great as a pasalubong for kababayans abroad and for your Filipiniana corner at home. P349.
  • Boxes, boxes, boxes! We've got large ones (really large) and paper sized boxes to store your bond paper files. Comes in assorted designs and prices.
  • Scrapbooks with picture frames! Now you don't have to open this book to see a beautiful picture!
  • Heart and square mesh boxes for storage. Limited supply only. P150 (heart), P98 (square).
  • #7004-9 Quotes Calendar and #7004-11 Collage Art 2006 Wall Calendars, P49 each.
  • #1-1103 Abstract Dog and #1-1102 Cat Bronze Memo Clip Holder. With a wavy modern look. P59 and P69 respectively.
  • Berry Metal Candleholder (Milieu Co.) P150 and Floral Metal Candleholder with intricately handpainted lifelike flowers! P350 each. Limited supply only.
  • More items at the shops!!!
*Please take note of the Item Codes if you wish to inquire about these items at our shops!

Papemelroti branches are located at: SM City North EDSA 9285828, SM Fairview 9393594, Ali Mall Cubao 9111267, SM Centerpoint 7161580, Glorietta II 8935477, SM Southmall 8064578, SM Megamall 6341270, Sta Lucia East Grand Mall, Robinson's Place Manila, 91 Roces Avenue 3751069/ 3742442.

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