Iligan City, Philippines, September 1, 2012—Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. (IBS, Inc.) is pleased to announce the winners of the Iligan Blogging Contest 2012 for a total of PHP 28,000 prize money, courtesy of City Government of Iligan through the City Tourism Office.

The blogging contest, which was launched on June 16, 2012, officially closed on August 15 with a total of 34 qualified entries from bloggers throughout the Philippines and even from as far as USA and UAE.

After careful deliberation from our expert panel of judges including Ms. Agnes Clerigo-Maingat, City Tourism Operations Officer; Mr. Bobby Timonera, a true-blue Iliganon and Mindanaoan professional photojournalist; and Mr. Robert Schappert (aka BobNY), an American who is an honorary member of IBS, Inc, and counting the ‘likes’ on the IBS fan page, the following blog entries have been chosen as the top winners in the Iligan Blogging Contest 2012:

First Prize: Valynn Katrine Mag-usara, In Focus: Iligan City, Her Lures and More

Second Prize: Lewey JimoyaThe Iligan City Experience

Third Prize:  Eileen CamposMy 7 Memories of Iligan City

Consolation Prizes:

Iligan Blogging Contest 2012 aims to promote the “bests” of Iligan City to the rest of the world. More information about this contest can be found HERE.


About the Society

Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. is a non-stock, non-profit organization of bloggers who are committed to promote Iligan City. It also aims to develop its members to be value-driven and responsible in utilizing online media. Further, it desires to inculcate to its members to be advocates of peace and harmony among tri-people of Iligan for the benefit of the community, country, and the world.

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