Globe Telecom, through its Corporate Social Responsibility arm, joins the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) in its efforts to save the Philippine Eagle by launching the Globe Arakan XC Ride to Save the Philippine Eagle biking challenge.
The first Globe Arakan XC challenge will be held on October 20, 2012, Saturday, from 6:00 AM to 1:30 PM. It will start at the Philippine Eagle Center in Davao City and will end at Arakan Valley in North Cotabato.
The goal of the event is to raise funds for PEF’s Forest Corridor Development Program and to promote public awareness and concern for wildlife conservation.
Present in the Globe Arakan XC launch held at the Philippine Eagle Center to discuss the details and objectives of the event are Globe CSR Head Rob Nazal (in blue Globe shirt), PEF Executive Director Dennis Salvador (in blue PEF shirt), Race Director Pastour Emata (in yellow polo shirt) and Bagong Lumad Foundation President Joey Ayala (in green sleveless shirt).
In a press release from Globe, Rob Nazal shared: “Globe is committed to the protection, preservation, and conservation of our environment. That is why we conduct the annual Globe Cordillera Challenge to help preserve the Cordillera mountain ecosystem as well as the Globe Adventure Taal for Clean Water, a drive to save Taal Lake from water pollution. We continue to look for similar environmentally critical areas to support and found it in Arakan, the home of the Philippine Eagle.”
Interested participants may register online through http://bit.ly/GlobeArakanXC or by visiting the Philippine Eagle Center. Registration fee is P1,000 per biker, which includes contribution to the Forest Corridoring Development Program, and the biker’s kit inclusive of event jersey, race bib, race bike number and refreshments.
Philippine Eagle Foundation Office
VAL Learning Village, Ruby St.
Marfori Heights, Davao City
Tel: (+63 82) 224-3021
Telefax: (+63 82) 224-3022
The Philippine Eagle Center
Malagos, Baguio District, Davao City