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Its the Big S&R Members’ Treat Right Now! Sept 26 til’ 30, 2018

It’s once again the great time to shop right now! since it’s S&R Members’ Treat today! starting September 26 until September 30.

Grab those items you are longing to buy because S&R Membership Shopping Members’ will have great buy 1, take 1 offer or up to 50 percent discounts all over!

Make the most out of the S&R Members’ Treat Sale Before you go, make sure you know the following:

• Store hours: 8 AM – 10 PM daily, ALL S&R Warehouses nationwide

• Guests per S&R Member: maximum of 3

• For borrowed S&R Cards: Bring Authorization Letter + valid ID of borrower

• For lost card: Go to Membership Counter > Request Temporary Card + Pay P250

• For expired card: Go to Membership Counter > Renew Membership + Pay P700

Other S&R branches are also participating nationwide:

Alabang • Aseana • BGC • Commonwealth • Congressional • Parañaque • Shaw • Cabanatuan • Imus • Nuvali • Pampanga • Dau • Cebu • Iloilo • CDO • Davao

It’s the perfect time for you to stock up on all your favorite health and beauty products, imported snacks, imported grocery items, imported ice cream, frozen and fresh produce, home items as well as bakery treats.

Here are some insider tips of the great deals you can buy:


Hawaiian Host Aloha Milk 198g

Rondoletti Wafers Chocolate 350g

Jim Beam Apple 750ml

Jim Beam Honey 750ml

Cetaphil Baby Moist Oil 13.5oz

Cetaphil Baby Calendula Lotion 399ml

Aveeno Lotion Sheer Hydration 12oz

50% OFF

Keter Foldable Playhouse

5 Position Aluminum Lounge with Wheels

Monster Lego Table & Organizer

Member’s Selection Ultrasoft Microfiber Towels

Coleman Rooftop Cargo Carrier Water Resistant

US Apple Walnut Crumble

US Butter Croissant 4s

Molten Chocolate Cake 9s

BIG SAVINGS (priced off items)

Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes

Folgers Classic Roast

Romoli Corn Oil

Romoli Peanut Oil

Romoli Olive Pomace Oil

Nutella Hazelnut Spread 26.5oz

Skippy Super Chunk Peanut Butter 48oz

US Chocolate Chip Cookies 10ct 1.33oz

US Bagels Plain 6ct 4oz

Japanese Choco Cream Cake Roll

Go out now and head to S&R Cagayan de Oro, located at Kauswagan Highway, right side a few hundred meters before turning right to the Westbound Bus Terminal and Public Market.

S&R Members’ Treat March 2018

It’s S&R members’ treat once again all over S&R Club branches in the Philippines! 5 days of big savings on world-class choices.

S&R Club Cagayan de Oro will be among the branches that are going to have a members’ treat! this coming March 14 to 18, 2018 and they will be open from 8 am to 10 pm, 1 hour longer in their regular closing hour to enjoy your shopping experience at S&R CDO.

Lots of treats await you from food items, fresh produce, and lots of other items! To give you a glimpse of what’s on sale, for non-food items watch out for COSCO Padded Folding Chair, Hamilton Beach Blender, Ethan comforter, Beach bucket set for the upcoming summer season, Toucan summer bag among lots of other items. So be there on the date to grab all your needs.

So see you there and enjoy shopping! Don’t forget to follow S&R Official Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/snrmembershipshopping/ for more updates.

S&R Cagayan de Oro for those who don’t know where it is located, it’s at Zone 5 Barangay Kauswagan along the national highway.


CDO Homegrown Eatery: Ribs and Bibs

Ribs and Bibs is a homegrown restaurant in Cagayan de Oro City for quite some time now. They open their first restaurant along J.R. Borja Street and Corrales Avenue.

They are most popular with their tender juicy baby back ribs. Aside from their famous baby back ribs, they also have steak, fish steak, crunchy fried chickens, and more.

Aside from their flagship store along J.R. Borja, they now branch out also in Ayala Centrio Mall and the newest is at the 5th level of SM Downtown Premier along C.M. Recto Highway and Osmeña Street.

Visit them now to enjoy and have a taste of the best and super delicious baby back ribs in town.


S&R CDO Members Treat 2017 Alert

Are you ready for the S&R Cagayan de Oro Members Treat this weekend?

Watch out for the following sale happening on March 29 to April 2, 2017

Products on sale: Tough Mama Electric Kettle, Delichef Personal Coffee Maker, Hamilton Beach Personal Blender, Crane Humidifier, Tylr Digital Eco Smart Carousel Fan, Black & Decker Iron, and JBL Speaker Xtreme.

All big-sized personal care favorites – from shampoos and conditioners to soaps to lotions, and even mouthwash – at reduced prices or Buy 1 Take 1 deals.

Laundry staples Arm & Hammer Oxi Clean Liquid Detergent, Febreze Fabric Refresher Hawaiian Aloha, Ariel Powder Complete Bucket, Oxiclean Stain Remover, Tide Pods Spring Meadow, Bio Zip Powder Detergent Color, Downy Odor Prevention, and Woolite Detergent Extra Dark.

Frozen Section goodies: Nancy’s Quiche Cheese Trio, Eggo Buttermilk Pancakes, Hot Pockets Meatballs & Mozzarella, The Cheesecake Factory Grand Selection, TGI Friday’s Mozzarella Sticks, Blue Bunny Chocolate Vanilla Swirl, and Emborg Cream Cheese Classic.

Get ready and head on tomorrow or this weekend for the cost saving you will get as a member. See you there!

Japanese E-Learning Firm Opens in Northern Mindanao set to Generate 250 Jobs

Japan’s increasing demand for English services inspired RareJobs Company of Japan to expand in Cagayan de Oro through Envision Philippines. They open its 250 seater Cagayan de Oro site at the 8th Floor of the One Providence Building in Lifestyle District.

Present in the grand opening were founders of RareJob Japan, Tomohisa Kato, and Gaku Nakamura; one of RareJob’s directors, Takeshi Shimomata, and CEO of Envizion, Yasushi Nishijo. The opening was also attended by Gian Christiane Nava of the Corporate Planning Office of RareJob Philippines, President of the ICT Council, Stephanie Caragos; Jonathan Adolfo, Executive Director of CDO ICT Business Council, Timothy Andrew Salera and Eileen San Juan of the Investment and Promotions Center together with Maricel Casino-Rivera of the City Information Office.


RareJob’s current pools of home-based tutors are mostly from Luzon and Visayas. The expansion in Cagayan de Oro aims to extend opportunities to Mindanao and to provide a certain level of commitment to its existing and potential clients. Due to RareJob’s business model of having home-based tutors with flexible schedules, the company encountered challenges in delivering this desired commitment. To deliver this ideal, a new company which is Envizion Philippines, was conceptualized.



RareJob and Envizion share the same vision of “Chances for everyone, everywhere”. Staying true to RareJob’s vision, the company decided to open up chances to even more Filipinos by setting up Envizion in Cagayan de Oro.

Being the “Gateway to Northern Mindanao,” Envizion Philippines saw a promising pool of skilled individuals and developing reliable infrastructure for online transactions in Cagayan de Oro as a deciding factor in choosing the city as the next base for its operations. To date, Envizion Philippines has employed over 60 Center-Based Tutors and is aiming to fill up its 250 seater office.

Here are the Job openings at Envizion Philippines CDO site.

  • Administrative Staff
  • Receptionist
  • Finance Staff
  • 250 Office-based tutors

Job Description:

  • Conduct one-on-one video lessons with Japanese students
  • Provide feedback on student’s performance


  • A graduate of any 4-year course/ vocational course or has at least 2 years worth of college units.
  • Has good communication skills
  • Willing to work on day shift, mid-shift or night shift (may have possible shifts on weekends and holidays).
  • Highly trainable
  • Teaching experience is a plus
  • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply

To Apply at Envision:

Send your resume to [email protected], or call 0917 628 9717 for inquiries.

Walk-in applicants may visit Envizion Philippines, Inc. from located on the 8th Floor of the One Providence Bldg. in Lifestyle District, Corrales Extension, Cagayan de Oro City from. (Mondays to Fridays, 9AM-6PM)

HIMUGSO: Independence Day and Charter Day Celebration


The city of Cagayan de Oro will be commemorating two significant event in our history this weekend which are the Philippine Independence Day on June 12 and the city’s Charter Day Celebration on June 15 with a big bang. It would be a four day long holiday with lots of different events prepared.

The Tourism Council and the City Government of Cagayan de Oro came up with this significant event in our city dubbed as HIMUGSO which is a term that means to “give birth” as a city.

Checkout the upcoming activities this weekend here:

June 12

6:30am – Independence Day Commemoration: Flag Raising with Full Military Honors at Kiosko Kagawasan

9:00am – Seeding of 65,000 Fingerlings at CDO Riverbanks

Store Hours – HIMUGSO Sale – A Citywide Sale in Malls, Hotels, Restaurants and Airlines

9am to 11am – Himugso: The Cagayan de Oro Film Festival (screening of Indie Short Films) at Centrio Cinema 2

3pm – Balak Contest and Cultural Show at Kiosko Kagawasan

June 13

7am – Tree Planting of 65 Lambago Trees

9am to 11am – Himugso: The Cagayan de Oro Film Festival (screening of Indie Short Films) at Centrio Cinema 2

Store Hours – HIMUGSO Sale – A Citywide Sale in Malls, Hotels, Restaurants and Airlines

11:30am to 12:30pm – Himugso: The Cagayan de Oro Film Festival Q & A with Filmmakers

3pm – Cultural Show at Kiosko Kagawasan

June 14

4am – Freedom Run starting at Limketkai Center

9am to 11am – Himugso: The Cagayan de Oro Film Festival (screening of Indie Short Films) at Centrio Cinema 2

Store Hours – HIMUGSO Sale – A Citywide Sale in Malls, Hotels, Restaurants and Airlines

11:30am to 12:30pm – Himugso: The Cagayan de Oro Film Festival Q & A with Filmmakers

3pm – Serenata at Kiosko Kagawasan

June 15

6:30am – 65th City Charter Day Commemoration: Flag Raising and City Mayor’s Annual Report (CMAR) at Kiosko Kagawasan

8am to 5pm – Himugso – Trabaho Patrol – Atrium Limketkai Center

Store Hours – HIMUGSO Sale – A Citywide Sale in Malls, Hotels, Restaurants and Airlines

Afternoon – Pambatang Dula ug Lingaw sa Duaw with Kulas and PO1 Higala at Duaw Park

All Day – Free Divisoria Walking Tours – Signup at Tourism Assistance Center, Divisoria

Mall Hours – Sinuglaw Festival at Limketkai Atrium

9am to 5pm – Free Medical,Dental, RBS-HIV-Cholesterol Testing behind Tourism Center Divisoria

1pm to 3pm – Opening of TB Pavilion at J.R. Borja General Hospital

3pm – Himugso Parade at Rodelsa Circle

5pm – City Chorale and City Band Concert at Kiosko Kagawasan

Dinner – Tribute to Partners “Pahinungod” – Limketkai Luxe

June 8 to 15

Museum Hours – Museum Tours (free admission)

  • CU Museum of Three Cultures
  • La Castilla Museum (Liceo de Cagayan University)
  • Cagayan de Oro City Museum
  • XU Museo de Oro (also open Saturday and Sunday morning

Saint Agustine Cathedral


The Cagayan de Oro Cathedral with its patron Saint Agustine is the main church of the Roman Catholic religion in the city. Located within the vicinity of the Cagayan de Oro City Hall and Gaston Park.


Here are the Schedule of Masses for your guidance:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday

Morning Masses: 5:00am and 6:30am

Afternoon Masses: 5:30pm and 6:30pm

Wednesday and Friday

Morning Masses: 5:00am, 6:00am and 7:00am

Afternoon Masses: 4:30pm, 5:30pm and 6:30pm

Confession: 3:00pm


Morning Masses: 4am, 5:15am, 6:30am, 7:45am, 9am, and 10:30am

Afternoon Masses: 3pm, 4:10pm, 5:20pm, 6:30pm and 7:40pm
Noon Mass at 12 everyday


Places to Explore

If you are new or just visiting the city and your first time to be in St. Agustine Cathedral in Cagayan de Oro there are many places within the Cathedral compound that are worth visiting.


You can find the tomb on the right side entrance of the Cathedral the first Archbishop James Hayes SJ when Cagayan de Oro city became an Archdiocese. Archbishop Hayes is an American priest from New York City who was assigned in Cagayan de Oro seven years after he was ordained in 1921. He established the San Agustin Parochial School now Lourdes College and founded Ateneo de Cagayan now Xavier University. The Cathedral was destroyed during World War 2 and Hayes rebuilt the church in 1946 on Gothic lines and furnishing it with 19th century stained glass windows that was donated by the Sacred Heart Sisters of New York.


On the left side entrance of the Cathedral is where you will find the tomb of Archibishop Patrick Cronin, an Iris priest who was assigned and died here in our city. He succeeded Father James Hayes as Archbishop of the city in 1971. The left side of the Cathedral is also where you will find the rectory and a good view of the Cagayan de Oro river.


The Search for Miss Cagayan de Oro 2014 is On


The organizing committee of Miss Cagayan de Oro 2014 is now announcing the official screening dates for potential official candidates of this year’s beauty pageant – hailed as the biggest search for beauty and brains in this part of Mindanao.

Screening dates will be on April 12, 26 and May 2, 2014 from 1pm to 6pm at The VIP Hotel. For interested ladies, you must be at least 5ft and 5 inches tall, a full time student from any reputable school with minimum 2yrs residency in the Cagayan de Oro, may be a professional and between 18-25 years old. Born or has origin in the City and never been married. All candidates are subject to background check once they pass the screening process. The organizers are looking for a lady who is not just articulate and has pleasing personality but with a good sense of maturity, sensibility and admirable appreciation of her culture. Upon screening, she is required to submit filled up screening form, barangay or school clearance, birth certificate and various photos.

Miss Cagayan de Oro beauty search is considered to be one of the biggest highlights of the Kagay-an Festival in the month of August, as all of its side events and pageant night could gather thousands of expectators and audience. Aside from cash prize and freebies waiting for the winning candidate, she will also get the chance to experience the adventure, trainings, workshops and travels that the organizing committee has consistently prepared for all the candidates.

Miss Amadea Piatti, Miss Cagayan de Oro 2013 will finally turn over the crown on August 23, 2014 during the Pageant Night at the Limketkai Atrium-the home of Miss Cagayan de Oro beauty search.

This year, the City Government thru the City Tourism Board under the guidance from its Chairperson Mdm Dorothy Jean Pabayo, Kagay-an Festival Chairperson Eileen Escobar-San Juan and Tourism Board member/ Pageant Head Ms. Gean Tulang-Cesar, is highly anticipating that we can finally deploy a candidate for National pageants who is both willing and highly committed to go through the tough competition. Miss Cagayan de oro 2014 will be mounted this year with production assistance from JCI Bai Lawanen- the same organization who spearheaded the pageant last year.

Kagay-An Festival 2011


Its Kagay-an Festival once again.  The Cagayan de Oro City government in partnership with Promote CDO Foundation, Inc. present KAGAY-AN FESTIVAL 2011 in celebration of the city’s annual grand fiesta. The festival comprises of different core events and culminates on August 28, the feast of her beloved patron, Senior San Augustine.

Core events organized by Promote CDO and partner organizations are the rallying points for a campaign to promote Cagayan de Oro City and the surrounding areas globally as an investment and tourism destination. The city government granted Promote CDO Foundation the exclusive right to manage the fiesta events starting August 2007 pursuant to City Ordinance No. 10514-2007. Checkout the above schedule for your guidance. We will be posting more news here at CDOPlaces on all activieties of the Festival.