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In celebration of our Silver Jubilee, we, the Ateneo de Manila High School Class of 1987, invite you to the
BLUE MARKET, happening on November 17 to 18, and 24 to 25, between Gates 1 and 2 of the Ateneo
de Manila parking lot in front of the Blue Eagle Gym. The event serves as a special batch fundraising
project in support of social entrepreneurs, student business initiatives, and similar micro enterprises. It
will be for the benefit of the Tulong-Dunong Foundation and the Philippine Province of the Society of
Not unlike the usual weekend bazaars full of great deals, curious finds, and gastronomic delights, the
Blue Market serves up all that, and so much more. Beyond providing a venue for buyers and sellers to
come together, the Blue Market is a vehicle for helping social enterprises and student ventures take off
at minimal cost, with a ready clientele. The Blue Market easily assures these incubating enterprises of
a constant and loyal customer base. This gives them instant access to a large group of shoppers with
tremendous purchasing power, and affords them a unique opportunity to understand, interact and build
relationships with a broader spectrum of consumers they would otherwise have little chance of tapping.
For market-goers, this is a chance for spending time with family, touching base with old friends, forging
new partnerships, relaxing, unwinding, and sharing blessings while making great new finds and savoring
the joys of shopping. It is a simple yet effective outlet for lending support to young companies and
apostolate communities, and in so doing, taking part in nation-building and the empowerment of the
The Blue Market is many things to different people. It is a unique and solid launch pad for young,
commercial undertakings. It is a practical learning lab for budding entrepreneurs. It is a fun, festive,
exciting, and new Ateneo tradition as we look forward to celebrate an exciting Christmas season in our
For booth inquiries, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or accomplish the application
form at www.facebook.com/bluemarket.
Thursday, November 08, 2012
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