South Bay community celebrates caregivers at 2nd annual Mayfest in Carson

Councilman Jim Dear of the City of Carson thanks Mic Diaz and Wallace T Goodwin III for holding a night of music and dancing, car show and fashion during the annual May Fest. Beneficiary is CA Care Association represented by Mark Alipio.
Photo by Andy Z. Edralin

Carson – The South Bay community saw what was a well-attended event celebrating caregivers at Mayfest this past Sunday, May 7. Award-winning Filipino pop rock band Introvoys headlined the Main Stage at Mayfest 2023 at the Carson Civic Center this past Sunday May 7. On the outdoor stage, Wish USA artists such as ZupaNova, Avon Rosales and DJ Morgan Ashley performed outside the Wish Bus flanked by an array of cars from classic cars to import tuners. Ther well-attended indoor and outdoor family-friendly event boasted two stages of amazing performances, a car show, a fashion show, featuring Miss Philippines USA and Los Angeles Kids Fashion Show, games, awards and prizes. WIth the help of City of Carson Councilmembers Jim Dear and Arleen Bocatija Rojas and Mark Alipio of Ca Care Association, Mayfest recognized caregivers, agencies and care providers who are exceptional leaders in care and whose services are valuable to the community.

This fundraiser event for CA Care Association was brought to you by W Group Foundation and Mic Diaz Presents with the support of co-presentors Wish USA, Asian Journal, Paco’s Place and So Jannelle TV, and is sponsored by Winners Insurance and Financial Services, Ophir Administrative Services, Avanti Home Doctors Inc., Remitly, Avanti Home Doctors Inc., Marketing in Care, Sleep M, Touching Hands, Elegant Care Villa JM Homecare Solutions, Inc., Accelerated Health Home Care, Inc., WYCOTAX, Divine Care Services, LLC and Keller Williams Costa Mesa, Miss Philippines USA, MovEssential, ZupaNova, Kahoy Kollection, Olivia Quio Clinical Skincare, Avon Rosales, Michelle Molina, Humble Castle, CARROA, L.A. Rose Cafe, Sisig Restaurant, The Noypitz, Caviteña Bistro and Kusina Filipina Los Angeles.

Local dance groups such as The Project, Wreckognize, Drowzy and Teezy Fam, Hollywood Dance Moms, Broadway Jazzers, Make Your Mama Dance and iDance Line Dancers, fitness enthusiasts Movessential Jump Crew,award-winning Filipino-American rapper C-Tru who has collaborated with rappers DMX and Snoop Dogg joined the lineup of new talents and some of the best performers in the community including the Carson High School Marching Blue Thunder, South Bay Coastliners, The Jive, Imelda Bosing, Caren Mempin, International R&B recording artist Honore, D E N E Y, Playback Jukebox and many more.

This fundraiser event is for the CA Care Association, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of California’s most vulnerable residents in assisted living communities. They promote self-determined and person-centered home and community-based programs to preserve, develop and enhance licensed adult and senior care.

To show our appreciation for caregivers, agencies, and care providers, who make incredible contributions to individuals and the community, we are asking you to donate to the efforts of CA Care Association by donating at!

For information about the Mayfest event and donations to CA Care Association, please contact event organizers, Wallace Goodwin of W Foundation at (818) 447-9374, and Mic Diaz of Mic Diaz Presents at (213) 677-9768.

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