MORE FILIPINO ASSOCIATIONS JOINING UFCABC

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  • Building on its strong momentum, the United Filipino Canadian Associations in B.C. is poised for further growth. Several associations in and outside Metro Vancouver have expressed strong interest in joining the ranks of organizations that currently comprise UFCABC.

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    The UFCABC was the successor of the Pista ng Bayan Society that was co-chaired by the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver to organize Philippine Independence Day events.
    UFCABC organized this year’s Philippine Independence Day gathering at Vancouver’s Slocan Park. This year’s celebration was also marked by a well-attended formal gala dinner.
    UFCABC is liningseveral activities to strengthen the umbrella organization of Filipino associations. One of these activities is Dinner & Dance on October 3, Sta. Monica Parish Hall.

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    MORE FILIPINO ASSOCIATIONS JOINING UFCABC. The United Filipino Canadian Associations in B.C. is growing, with more community organizations in and out of Vancouverww seeking to be part of the umbrella organization. Shown in photo are Philippine Consul General Neil Ferrer and ranking members of the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver attending upon invitation a meeting by members of the UFCABC on Monday, August 18, 2015. Like other community-based organizations, the UFCABC is proud of the Consulate General’s continuing endorsement of its work to uplift and celebrate Filipinos in Canada. An alliance of various and diverse associations in the Filipino community, UFCABC was the offspring of the Pista ng Bayan Society, a group once co-led by the Consulate General in organizing Philippine Independence Day celebrations. This year, the Consulate General requested community members to take the lead in Independence Day celebrations, and the core of the future UFCABC lived up to the challenge by volunteering their precious hours and talents. Shown in photo are [from left to right]Clifford Belgica-BIBAK of BC, Amado mercado-FCCS, Archie Lim-Knights of Columbus, Leo Ocampo- Radyo Pinoy, Trenee Lopez-Global Pinoy Diaspora, Joel Castillo- Aritao Association of Seattle Vancouver/ Pista ng Bayan Execom, Consul Genera Neil Frank Ferrer, Consul Rogelio Villanueva, Deputy Consul General Anthony Mandap,Rey Fortaleza, President, Filipino Canadian Cultural Heritage Society (FCCHS), Rene Alcantara- Catanduanes International Association, Merlina Fayusal-Zam bales Society in BC, Shailene Caparas- PICPA, Perla de Peralta-FILCANES, Annie Jalac Miles- Royal City Sister City, Ching Colobong – MHHS, Mirasol Kahila -Antique Cultural Association of BC, Janice Lozano-Pinoy Buzz & Former Con-Gen Jose Ampeso (not in photo who took the shot)

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