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Philippine Centennial Movement -- Canada
Alberta and Northern Territories Chapter
. PROGRAM OF ACTIVITIES .
MONTH EVENTS/ACTIVITIES VENUES/LOCATIONS SPONSORS
1997 NOV-DEC Awareness/Membership Campaign
Overview of the Centennial Commmission
The Philippine Centennial Movement
Across Alberta Sponsoring Associations, Cities of Edmonton, Red Deer, Calgary, Grand Prairie, Hay River, Yelloknife.
DEC 30 Rizal Day Dinner Dance
Pre-Launch, Philippine Centennial Movement
Tera Losa Community Centre, Edmonton Edmonton Area Associations, Groups, Organizations and Individuals.
1998 JAN Awareness, Memebership Campaign Continues Across Alberta Sponsoring Associations, Groups, Organizations and Individuals.
JAN 23, 24, 25 National Council of Canadian Filipino Associations (NCCFA) Annual General Meeting. London, Ontario NCCFA Asscns, Salvador B. Cabugao, Rhoda S.J. Abada, Eric T. Lazo.
FEB Ecumenical Services & Masses Celebrating the Philippine Centennial Across Alberta & Northern Territories Sponsoring Assns, Religious Groups, Sectoral Groups, Individuals, Eva Bagasao, Rudy Robles, Lucy Sarmiento, Bon Vedoya.
FEB 7 Salute to the Philippine Centennial: PAGDIRIWANG a Philippine Cultural show. Edmonton: Myer Horowitz Theatre, University of Alberta.
Calgary:
Paul "Billy" McKenney, Sponsoring Associations in Edmonton & Calgary.
FEB 28 LAUNCH: Philippine Centennial Scholarships.
Scholarships to be stablished in the Filipino Canadian Community and will be earmarked for tuition fees/education needs of and for schools in the Philippines. Donors & Sponsors will name recipient schools or individuals in the Philippines. Sponsors in Canada and elsewhere will match donations.
Program will continue beyond the Centennial.
Across Alberta & Norther Territories Sponsoring Assn, Individuals, Groups, Rhoda S.J. Abada, Jay Sadiri Tira, Carl Benito, Jess Punzalan, Rey Lau-a, Alfonso Santos, Philip Aseron, Davy Chin, Wilfredo Bagasao, Rudy & Olette Valencia.
MARCH 14 Formal PCM Launch (Provincial): Dinner - Dance Millwoods Country Golf Club, Edmonton Sponsoring Associations across Alberta & Northern Territories.
MARCH 21 Launch: Speaker's Bureau Series
The Alberta Northern Territories Cahpter Initiates the Speakers' Bureau Series in year 1998.
Gorvernment Officials, Dignitaries, Educators, well known personalities will be scheduled to speak in Philippine Canadian communities, Canadian Universities and Institutions, Organizations in the National and local levels, others. Program will continue beyond the Centennial Celebrations.
Across Alberta & Northern Territories Sponsoring Associations, Henrietta Maquiling, Paul McKenny, Estrella Benito, Marie Villote, Marilda Victoria, Dado Chavez.
MARCH 30 SELECTION: Miss(BB) Philippine Centennial Canada Beauty Pageant. Across Alberta and Norther Territories. Sponsoring Assns, Individuals, Groups, Business, Henrietta Maquiling, Paul McKenny, Estrella Benito, Maria Villote, Marilda Victoria, Dado Chavez, Marge Aceron, Violeta Boquiren-Kerr.
APRIL VETERAN'S LUNCHEON/DINNER.
Veterans and retired members of the armed forces will be honored at a luncheon/dinner
Across Alberta and Northern Territories. Sponsoring Assns, Individuals, Groups, Eleazar Maquiling, Tony Surtida, Nelson Barranda, Philip Aseron, Dado Chavez, Romy Javier, Jose Vidal, Lolita Aranzaso, Virginia Gonzales.
APRIL 30 BB. Philipppine Centennial Bueaty/Personality Pageant. Provincial Finals
Fashion Show: The evolution of the Filipina dress..
Edmonton or Red Deer Sponsoring Assns, Individuals, Groups, Business, Paul McKenny, Henrietta Maquiling, Estrella Benito, Maria Villote, Marge Aseron, Edith G. Sison, Nes Legaspi, Jocyn Olavieja, Joyce Espiritu, Marilou Salucop, Emma Araja.
MAY 16 Salute to the Centennial: Youth Presents Michelle Marie Santiago and Jonathan Cena. Alberta College Music Hall Edmonton Sponsoring Assns, Rhoda S.J.Abada, Rachel Santiago, Pat Cena, Erna Salaysay, Chit Amiscary.
MAY 30 SANTACRUZAN SA ALBERTA / NORTHERN TERRITORIES. Edmonton and Other Cities Sponsoring Assns, Individuals, Groups, Ching Aranas, Tony & Tita Flores, Chita Paulino, Violeta Boquiren-Kerr, Ligaya Yaworski, Marilyn McDonald, Cherrie Bocalig, Mariquit Silangga, Sel Delumen, Rick Nombrado, Noel Granado.
JUNE 5 APPRECIATION DINNER FOR THE FILIPINO COMMUNITY. Calgary Host: Filipino Alliance Church: Pastor Charlie Manse.
JUNE 1-12 FLAG WARENESS WEEKS.
Lecture/Slides on the evolution of the Filipino flag.
Across Alberta and Northern Territories. Sponsoring Assns, Individuals, Groups, Businesses, Individuals in the Cities of Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer, Grand Prairie, Fort McMurray, Hay River, Yellowknife, other cities and towns.
JUNE 8-12 PHILIPPINE EXHIBITION. Red Deer Museum and Archives: Red Deer Library. Edith G. Sison, Rosalinda Baria, Flora Capicio Nast.
JUNE 12 INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS.
Parades, Flag Raising Ceremonies, Masses and Ecumenical Services, Picnics, GALA Dinner Dances/Balls.
Across Alberta and Northern Territories. Sponsoring Assns, Individuals, Groups, Individuals in the Cities of Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer, Grande Prairie, For McMurray, Hay River, Yellowknife, other cities and towns.
JULY CONCERT: An Evening of Filipino Music. Edmonton Sponsoring Assns, Individuals, Groups, Businesses, Rene Abada, Joyce Espiritu, Arniel Frialde, Gerry Tuazon, Mike Lopez, Jimmy Hernandez, Claire Salysay, Bernice & Cathy Amiscaray.
JULY CANADA & PHILIPPINE CULTURAL NIGHT. Yellowknife, NT. Philippine Cultural Society of Yellowknife, Rey & Violeta Lau-a, Alfonso & Nene Santos.
JULY SPORTS TOURNAMENT & MARTIAL ARTS EXHIBITION.
Basketball, Tennis, Golf, Chess
Across Alberta: Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer, Grande Prairie,, Fort McMurray, Northern Territories. Sponsoring Assns, Individuals, Groups, Businesses.
JULY 4 PHILIPPINE-AMERICAN FRIENDSHIP DAY
Celebrating an event in the history of the Philippines.
Edmonton Sponsoring Assns, Individuals, Groups, Marcial Aranas, Eliezar Maquiling, Jess Punzalan, Ruben Victoria, Del Delumen.
AUGUST 1-5 HERITAGE DAYS.
Picnics, Cultural Presentations, Games, Prizes.
Across Alberta and Northern Territories. Participating Associations, Individuals and Groups.
AUGUST TOURING CULTURAL GROUPS FROM THE PHILIPPINES Across Alberta and Northern Territories. Sponsoring Assns, Individuals, Groups, Businesses, Rene Abada, Josie Vidal, Emmy Manzano, Joyce Espiritu.
SEPTEMBER 5 BARRIO FIESTA DINNER DANCE & YOUTH AWARDS.
Youth Workshops/Awards Night
Edmonton Sponsoring Assns, Henrietta Maquiling, Marilda Victoria, Tita Flores, Lolita Aranzaso, Virginia Gonzales, Ligaya Yaworski, Susis Clarke, Marilyn MacDonald. .
SEPTEMBER 11 SAN LORENZO RUIZ de Manila Celebrations. Claireview, Edmonton. St. John Basco Parish, Noel, Erna Salaysay, Nenito, Chit Amiscaray, Joe, Tita Espiritu .
SEPTEMBER 26-30 NORTH AMERICAN FILIPINO WRITER'S WORKSHOP AND PHILIPPINE BOOK FAIR.
This program continues beyond the Centennial Celebrations.
Alberta and Northern Territories Sponsoring Assns, The Philippine Canadian Times, The Phil-Can Observer, Institutions and other Organizations.
BIENNIAL CONFERENCE, NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CANADIAN FILIPINO ASSNS. . .
OCTOBER 24 SPORTS AWARD Across Alberta and Northern Territories. Sponsoring Assns, Individuals, Groups, Businesses.
OCTOBER 30 YOUTH CELEBRATIONS.
Focus on Youth Activities: Linking youth to their heritage; Youth Diversity; and national identity. Youth's Vision of their future in the changing landscape of Canadian Society.
Across Alberta and Northern Territories. Sponsoring Assns, Individuals, Groups, Businesses, Marilda Victoria, Tony Balce, Rudy Robles, Lora Joy Tira, Joyce Espiritu, Miracle Granado.
NOVEMBER 14-21 PHILIPPINE ARTS EXHIBITION Edmonton Sponsoring Assns, Individuals, Groups, Businesses, Teresa S.J. Abada, Lora Joy Tira, Elmer Ta-ala, Manny Yucoco.
NOVEMBER 21 IMMIGRATION WEEK.
An Annual event of the first Filipino Alliance Church Welcoming immigrants and new Canadian Citizens.
Edmonton First Filipino Alliance Church, Edmonton.
NOVEMBER 27 WOMEN'S CELEBRATION/AWARDS
Focus on women's participation and achievements in the Filipino Canadian Community in Alberta & Northern Territories and in conjunction with the Women of the Philippines and Canada. This program/project continues beyond the Centennial Celebrations.
Across Alberta and Northern Territories. Participating Assns, Groups, Businesses, Rhoda S.J. Abada, Henrietta Maquiling, Ching Aranas, Lulu Tira, Marilda Victoria, Violeta Boquiren-Kerr, Esther Tebia, Edith G. Sison, Dee Thompson, Violeta Lau-a, Nene Santos.
NOVEMBER 30 BONIFACIO DAYS CELEBRATIONS Across Alberta and Northern Territories. Sponsoring and Participating Associations.
DECEMBER PASKO
SPECIAL EVENTS
SPECIAL TRIPS TO THE PHILIPPINES
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DECEMBER 30 RIZAL DAY CELEBRATIONS
ANNOUNCEMENT OF PCM SCHOLARS
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DECEMBER 31 NEW YEAR'S EVE DINNER DANCE
APPRECIATION NIGHT & AWARDS
Across Alberta and Northern Territories Participating and Sponsoring Assns, Individuals, Groups, Businesses, Sectoral Groups.
JANUARY 1999 CONFERENCE: Towards the Year 2000
Publication: Philippine Centennial Commemorative Yearbook.
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