Fil-Am Business Association of Glendale celebrates Fil-Am History Month

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THE Filipino American Business Association of Glendale (FABAG-GLAC) successfully celebrated Filipino American History Month with a free event for the community on Saturday, Oct. 8.

Held at the Glendale Adult Recreation Center, the well attended event featured songs by the Holy Family Filipino Chorale, gongs music and southern dances by the Pakaraguian Kulintang Ensemble, dances by the Vessel of Mary Dance Group, strings music by the Rondalla of LA, video of tourist spots in the Philippines, food sampling and different Vendors.

The event also included presentation of Awards and Commendations from the City and Legislative Offices for Tagumpay De Leon, recipient of the prestigious NEA National Heritage Award 2021 and recognition of three successful and long-standing Glendale Fil-Am businesses – Arko Foods, Max’s Restaurant and Lou Razon Designs.

In attendance were representatives from LA Philippine Consulate Office, Legislative Offices, Glendale City Councilmembers, GUSD Board Members and Commissioners.  Program Emcees were Past Presidents Marlene Cagatao and Edith M. Fuentes. FABAG President Jo Solomonson welcomed the attendees. Families and friends joined active FABAG Board and Officers – May Mallari, Nelly Costanios, Cora Soriano, Josie Inacay, Jojo Fuentes, Goya Morelos, Regina Alcazar, Olivia Lopez, Marnie Lacsamana. It was a lovely and joyful cultural event. n

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