FACLA and Philippine Town Inc Marks 11th Historic Filipinotown Day, Aug 2.

Press Release

    Filipino Community of Los Angeles (FACLA)
    July 28,2013

    FACLA and Philippine Town Inc Marks 11th Historic Filipinotown Day, Aug 2.

    Los Angeles—On August 2, 2002, the City Council of Los Angeles declared Historic Filipinotown as an official entity in the city of Los Angeles. Thus, FACLA celebrates the `11th year of the designation of Historic Filipinotown as a district honoring the contributions of Filipino-Americans in this city of United States.

    In honor of this day, the Filipino American community of Los Angeles (FACLA) and the Philippine Town Inc. the prime mover of the designation of Historic Filipinotown as a district will host and , honor this day by marking the historic day, with a celebrations in FACLA on Friday, August 2 at 5 ;00 PM.
    Awards for Community Service

    There will be a short program to commemorate the designation with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as the invited guest.

    Awards

    FACLA and the PTI will also give awards to five outstanding community leaders who have greatly contributed to FACLA and the Filipino American community of Los Angeles. One of the awardees is Romy Borje, the “dean of the Filipino journalists in Los Angeles.”

    Music will be provided by Maestro Buddy Reyes/Letty Reyes and the occasion will be graced by candidates of the beauty pageant Ms. Philippines –USA.

    The dance party will follow the brief program that will last 11;00 in the evening.

    For more information please contact Claire Julian at (213)484-1527 or email at newfacla@yahoo.com or visit our website

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