PH CONSULATE TAKES PART IN OMI SENIOR CENTER’S PH INDEPENDENCE DAY EVENT

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The Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco, represented by Vice Consul Adrian Baccay, joined the Philippine Independence Day celebration of the OMI (Oceanview, Merced Heights and Ingleside) Senior Center of Catholic Charities San Francisco on June 13, 2024. In his message, Vice Consul Baccay paid tribute to the lolos and lolas, who are the pioneers of the Filipino Community in the Bay Area.

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He also told the OMI seniors, who are mostly Chinese immigrants, that Filipinos and the Chinese share a common love for food and merry-making. He also invited the seniors to visit the Philippines if they are able, with the availability of direct flights between San Francisco and Manila.

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The Sampaguita Dance Troupe, composed of Filipino American elders, performed a medley of traditional Filipino dances during the event.

 

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