Daily Archives: August 29, 2014

6th PH National Heroes Day at FACLA on Aug.28, A Success

August 29, 2014


Los Angeles“Everyone can be a hero, Not only the likes of Senator Ninoy Aquino Jr. who gave his life for the people on August 21, 1983.”

Ms.Andrea Aquino, of the Ninoy Aquino Movement (NAM), the featured speaker on the sixth Philippine National Heroes Day at FACLA said during the memorial for Senator Ninoy Aquino Jr, the featured hero during the celebrations on August 28, 2014.

Mrs. Aquino, the aunt of the late senator and NAM leader also sad, “everybody can be a her as long as they do their duty as a good, law-abiding citizen and a patriotic Filipino.”

The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) also honored the remaining 25,000 Filipino World War II veterans and more than 60,000 widows were also honored during the celebrations.

She was introduced by Atty. Roman Mosqueda who said, “On this hall, Senator Aquino made his last speech on July 28, 1983 before he left and met his martyrdom on August 21, 1983 in Manila.”

New FACLA Group

As a part of the program, the FACLA Cultural Group led by Director Benrie Targa-Ganon gave three dance numbers at the delight of the crowd who attended the celebrations and dance party at FACLA.

The members of the group were Cora Miller, Emette Underwood, Lilia Lao, Jen Morada, Mark Garcia, Rey Ganon, Bernie Ganon, Ray Canalo and Apples Asares.

The Justice for the Filipino American Veterans (JFAV), FILAM International-USA LLC, Bantay-Pilipinas-USA and FACLA Seniors and Veterans Committee sponsored the 6th Philippine National Heroes Day event.

A lively dance party followed with music provided by Buddy Reyes and his Fantastic band all through the night.

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