After a couple of weeks of intense preparations – from selecting the deserving 42 recipients and 18 winners, to gathering almost 100 of the grandest and most exciting prizes, worth over 2 million pesos!
The number of winners represents Kris Aquino’s 42nd birthday and her 18 years of being a Kapamilya. Add the figures up and you get 60 – Kris’s way of celebrating 60 years of Philippine Television.
The first exciting day saw the strong, positive and hopeful breast cancer patient Connie Panibio getting an iPad mini from Globe. The his and hers Philip Stein watches went to Marie Sol and Oji Cruz for their 27 years of well-fortified marriage. After suffering a difficult pregnancy, Rachelle Clemente will enjoy a 3-day, 20-night stay at Discovery Shores Boracay, after she gets married to partner Raul in September. Happily single, spirited and successful Mary Grace Ramos was ecstatic to receive the Louis Vuitton Neverfull Bag from Dr. Vicki Belo.
The worthy winners on the second day received equally jaw-dropping prizes. Cecil Cruz, who only used to buy shoes that are marked down on 50%-off sales, won 14 pairs of shoes from Aldo and Charles and Keith. The 52-James Patterson book collection from National Book Store, went to 18-year old book lover Arriane Villegas. The 42 winners got different fashion staples and gift certificates from the biggest clothing brands, as well as Kris’s favorite food – one of them is Ayla Urrea, a public school teacher who has been teaching for 19 years. The most coveted trips to Misibis Bay in Albay and Panglago Bluewater Resort in Bohol went to couples Kenneth and Martee Cacho, and Cynthia and Efren Sanchez, who all shared their heartwarming love stories. To cap off the extravaganza, a magical trip to the “Happiest Place on Earth” was given to couple Eric and Ma. Theresa Padilla, who tweeted so that her husband could see his longtime crush – Kris herself!
After these big episodes, everyone is now anticipating how Kris will top this amazing television milestone!