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ALL SET AND GO FOR THE 69th FACLA ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, April 26, 2014

NEW FACLA NEWS
April 22, 2014

ALL SET AND GO FOR THE 69th FACLA ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, April 26, 2014

Los Angeles—It’s all set and go for the sixtyninth (69) Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) anniversary on Saturday, April 26, 2014.

FACLA President Austin Baul Jr. announced the 69th FACLA anniversary celebrations to be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the FACLA Social Hall at 6:00 PM. There will also be a dinner/dance party with Buddy Reyes and his band playing.

The night of celebration will be capped with the last canvassing of the Search for Ms. FACLA and Ms. Teen FACLA , the announcement for Ms. Talent Contest that was held last April 20 during the 2nd canvassing and the coronation of the winners.

Invited Guests of Honor

Confirmed guest of honor is the incoming Philippine Consul General of Los Angeles, Hon. Leo Herrera Lim who will grace FACLA’s 69th Anniversary.

Also invited were Cerritos Mayor Mark Pulido, the first Filipino-American Mayor of the City of Cerritos and City Councilmember of District 13, Mitch O’Farrell.

FACLA was founded by four farm workers ( three men and a woman) in April 26, 1945. The FACLA building was built afterwards in 1965. Since then, FACLA championed the interests and worked for the empowerment of the Filipino-American community.

Last Canvassing for Ms.FACLA and Ms Teen FACLA

The 2nd canvassing for Ms. FACLA and Ms. Teen FACLA was held last Saturday, April 20, 2014. According to FACLA Director Bernie Ganon,also the Chair of Ms. FACLA /Ms. Teen FACLA Search Committee, besides the 2nd canvassing, the search for Ms. Talent was also held on the event.

The result of the Ms. Talent will also be announced on April 26 with the results of the last canvassing and the winners for Ms FACLA and Ms. Teen FACLA.

The public is invited to the 69th FACLA anniversary dinner and dance party and the coronation night. Tickets for the dinner –dance is only for $ 10.00 and are available at the door.

For more information about this cultural event at FACLA, please contact Clarita Julian of FACLA or Bernie-Targa Ganon at (213)484-1527. Or please email us at newfacla@yahoo.com

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