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Up, up and away, Supermoms!

Saturday, September 09, 2017

DAVAO. Supermoms Club Davao’s vice president is former Mutya ng Davao Leah May Luna. (Contributed Photo)

SUPERMOMS, it’s time to tune in to the first-of-its-kind Philippine radio station!

With niche programming for mothers and women supported by dads, families as well as communities all over the archipelago, multi-awarded Mom’s Radio on the FM band is operated by Southern Broadcasting Network.

It is broadcasted in five key provinces, namely, Davao (DXSS 97.9), Cebu (DYAP 88.3), Bacolod (DYCP 90.3), Laoag (DWSN 97.9) and Vigan (DWIS 98.9).

“The radio station has been around for a while but went on hiatus for a few years until its awakening last year,” says Dennis “Big D” Poliquit who has over 20 years of experience in radio and is a proud dad of five kids, with two sets of twins.

His show, “Man of the House” with co-host Benjie Cotaoco, airs from Monday to Friday, 12 noon to 3:00 p.m.

Intentional parenting

Joining the daddies is “Mommy Georgia” or Georgia Cotaoco with her morning show “Breakfast with Moms” every Monday to Friday, 7am-9am. She considers being a devoted mom to her two sons as one of her life’s passions. Together with her husband Benjie, they advocate intentional parenting by inculcating values that please God.

But, that’s not all what Mom’s Radio has in store for mommies. Open to moms, soon-to-be moms, single moms, and those who assumed the roles of a mom in the family, the station has also organized the Supermoms Club, a “gathering of like-minded women who aim to equip and empower women, especially moms.”

“Many moms just try to wing it being a mom. But, we want to let other moms know that there are also other moms going through what they are going through. They are not alone. We give information on how to care for themselves and their families through the radio shows and the Supermoms Club,” explains Mommy Georgia.

She added that they give attention to marriage as well, including how to raise kids together.

“We know the family is being attacked and we need to protect the basic unit of society by reiterating the importance of marriage, intentional parenting and the family,” she said.

Other Supermoms Club projects include medical missions, feeding programs, school supplies’ donations, free medical check-up, and pampering for mommies, among others.

Supermoms Club Davao

Recently, the first ever Supermoms Club Davao officers were inducted during Mom’s Radio’s Roadshow held at SM City Davao.

Heading the Supermoms Club-Davao Chapter is president Joey Sy-Domingo, one of Davao’s premier voice talents and professional hosts. The dynamic mom of one believes that “empowering moms is of prime importance because mothers are such influential role models for their children.”

On the other hand, the club’s vice president is former Mutya ng Davao Leah May Luna.

“I always love to get involved with organizations that aim to empower women, that's why I joined the Supermoms Club,” said the mom of three, freelance host, and model.

Although not a mom yet, Ana Caguiat is the club’s Secretary General. She has been an entrepreneur for over 12 years who has the “the passion for arts and crafts. I love what I do, I do what I love. And, I share what I know to encourage others to pursue their passion.”

And this is what she exactly did, during the station’s road show by demonstrating how to make handmade products such as plushies, masks and hair accessories, and turn this hobby into a profitable business.

Single mom, breast cancer warrior and former overseas Filipino worker Agnes Luna acts as the club’s secretary.

“I joined the club because I believe in its advocacy of empowering women, not only as being a mom, but to embrace our own unique abilities and to be an inspiration to others,” the professional makeup artist reveals.

Meanwhile, Rayanne Patiño-Arao holds the position of treasurer. She is a mom of two who is active in event organizing, promotions and tourism development.

Finally, Supermoms Club press relations officer Janet Sy-Tancontian is the supportive mom of 29th Southeast Asian Games judo bronze medalist Sydney Sy Tancontian and multi-awarded Philippine team judo athlete Chino Sy Tancontian.

“I joined Supermoms club to help other parents get their kids to enter sports. I hope to inspire children to come out of their youth sports experience a winner; feeling good about themselves; and having a healthy attitude towards sports,” Janet said.

Soar high with these power moms as they roll out their delightfully action-packed and enlightening activities in collaboration with Mom’s Radio.

Up, up and away, Supermoms!

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For more information, like Mom’s Radio and Supermoms Club – Davao on their Facebook pages. E-mail the author at mom.about.town.dvo@gmail.com. Visit www.momabouttowndavao.blogspot.com.

Published in the SunStar Davao newspaper on September 09, 2017.

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