Jr NBA coaches Jeffrey Cariaso, Natalia Andrei Dos Santos get roses from Sisters of Mary Girls Town girls in Silang, Cavite, Philippines

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Jr. NBA coaches led by coaches Jeffrey Cariaso of Alaska and Natalia Andrei Dos Santos of the NBA received handcrafted roses from the Sisters of Mary Girls Town student at the end of their training session. Jr. NBA Philippines 2019 staged an open clinic for the Sisters of Mary Boys Town and Girls Town on February 23-24, 2019 in Silang, Cavite, Philippines.

American diocesan priest Venerable Aloysius Schwartz founded the Sisters of Mary Congregation in Busan, South Korea in 1964. It officially started its operation in the Philippines in 1985.

The Jr. NBA Philippines 2019 open clinic for the Sisters of Mary Boys Town and Girls Town in Silang reached more than 3,400 students. The children experienced world-class basketball instruction and learning the Jr. NBA core S.T.A.R. values of Sportsmanship, Teamwork, a positive Attitude and Respect.

The Regional Selection Camps of Jr. NBA Philippines will start on March 9-10, 2019 in Lucena, Quezon, Philippines to search for the country’s most talented athletes. The next stops in the country are Baguio City; Butuan, Agusan del Norte; Dumaguete, Negros Oriental and Metro Manila.

Jr. NBA Philippines 2019 is presented by Alaska, which seeks to engage the youth, especially younger kids, in sports. Given the growing issues on health as well as the fast-changing technological environment, which leads to the change in children’s interests and behavior or sedentary lifestyle, the Philippine manufacturer of milk products believes that there is a need to reinforce its thrust in leading a healthy lifestyle not just by drinking milk but also by leading an active lifestyle.

Looking beyond selling milk, Alaska Milk sells nutrition and by doing so, the company along with its brand is doing its part in nation-building. Through youth sports development programs, it is able to help nourish children for them to develop into champions in the field of interest and, in general, in life.

The overall objective of the Alaska Sports is to strengthen the brand’s equity in nutrition through sports. To portray Alaska Fortified as a brand that helps instill the values of determination, discipline, teamwork, and hard work among the youth through sports.

Meanwhile, learn more about the Jr. NBA program here:

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