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ALL SET FOR THE SECOND PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY ( 116h) GRAND PARADE IN HFT ON JUNE 7, 2014

New FACLA News
March 26, 2014

ALL SET FOR THE SECOND PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY ( 116h) GRAND PARADE IN HFT ON JUNE 7, 2014

Los Angeles—All is set for the Second Philippine (115th) Independence Day Grand Parade in Historic Filipinotown on Saturday, June 7,2014 at 8;00 AM

FACLA President Austtin Baul Jr and Mayor of Historic Filipinotown Jerry Esguerra announced today that the preparations are on the way. FACLA’s parade theme is the Santa Cruz De Mayo .

Winners of Ms. FACLA and Ms. Teen FACLA 2014 will join the Santa Cruzan with other Sagalas. “There are at least more than 50 groups from regional to town organizations who have committed to participate in the said event.

The Parade starts and end at Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA). The assembly time will be at 7;00 AM and the parade will start promptly at 9;00 AM.

Assembly area at N. Burlington St (FACLA South Side)

PTI Mayor Jerry Esguerra said, “All participants and contingents are advised to converge at N. Burlington St from 7:00 AM to 8;30 AM for the formation.

They can assemble with their contingents and vehicles at the N Burlington St south side of FACLA for FACLA cannot accommodate all the people and contingents that will join the parade.”

FACLA Director Arturo P. Garcia, Parade Coordinator said, ” the preparations and working meeting will start the first week of Apriil for the 116th Independence Day and the Grand Parade to be held in Historic Filipinotown on June 7.

This is the second time that the HFT PH Independence Day Parade will be held in Historic Filpinotown where 30,000 Filipinos lived since 1945.”. Garcia added.

Participating Organizations for the Parade.

The Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) and the Philippine Town Inc (PTI) organizers will lead the parade. Other groups who will participate are Historic FiIiipinotown Neighborhood Council (HFNC) and the The Justice for the Filipino American Veterans (JFAV),

Seniors 4 Pilipino American Community Empowerment (S4PACE), Knights of Rizal of the Historic Filipinotow, Silverlake CBAS, and other regional and provincial associations of Southern California are some of the participating organizations.

For more information please call (213)4841527 or email at newfacla@yahoo.com. or visit our website at newfacla.org

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