Starbucks to treat voters to a Buy One, Get One promo on May 9

Starbucks to treat voters to a Buy One, Get One promo on May 9

Voter turnout during the 2010 presidential election decreased [1]. Starbucks Philippines hopes to change that through their “Care to Vote” campaign. On May 9, voters can enjoy Starbucks Philippines’ One For You, One to Share promo on featured Macchiato beverages: Roasted Caramel Macchiato and Chocolate Hazelnut Macchiato.

“Starbucks strives to inspire and nurture the Filipino community even by simply encouraging people to vote. In our little way, we want to reward all the registered voters who exercise their privilege and right,” said Starbucks Philippines head of marketing Keith Cole.

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To avail of the promotion, just show your voting finger with indelible ink to the Barista when you order any featured Macchiato beverage to redeem the complimentary featured Macchiato beverage. Promotion runs in all Starbucks Philippines stores that are open on Election Day, May 9 from 7am to 5pm.

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With Starbucks, you can now enjoy a cup of coffee with a friend while taking part in building a better nation.


[1] According to the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB), the voter turnout in the 2010 presidential election decreased to 75.04% from 76.99% in 2004 presidential election.

 

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Irwin Allen Rivera loves his wife's cooking so much he's now twice the man he used to be. His English essay won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2012. His philosophical-horror story appeared in Philippine Speculative Fiction 8 (2013). He was managing editor and lead writer of Sites and Symbols 2 (2005), a coffee-table book about buildings in UP Diliman - his alma mater (BA Philosophy; MA Creative Writing continuing). He worked at the UP Diliman Information Office before shifting to web content writing. His sudden fiction, "Notwithstanding Pigs," initially a Friendster testimonial, appeared in Philippines Graphic (2006) and in Very Short Stories for Harried Readers (2007). He used to write for www.technoodling.net.