FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jenny Quezon
Address: P.O. Box 2878
Honolulu, Hawaii 96802
Phone: (808) 292-8105
54TH REAFFIRMATION AND PROGRESS AWARDS BANQUET
“Renewing Our Mission Statement: Unity. Friendships. Camaraderie. Heritage.”
Honolulu, HI, September 13, 2012– On Friday, October 19, 2012, the 2012-2013 United Filipino Council of Hawaii Officers and Members proudly invite you to our 54th Reaffirmation and Progress Awards Banquet. Our theme, “RENEWING OUR MISSION STATEMENT: Unity. Friendships. Camaraderie. Heritage.” captures the very essence of our message, in our quest for continuing the legacy of our statewide umbrella organization founder, Consul General Juan Dionisio, and all of the subsequent great leaders who have perpetuated our rich, cultural traditions since 1959.
The 54th Progress Award categories include: Agriculture, Arts & Entertainment, Education, Entrepreneurship & Business, Government Service, Health Care & Medicine, Humanitarian & Community Service, Law & Jurisprudence, Labor & Construction, Military Service, Media & Communications, Science & Technology, Sports, Travel & Hospitality, Outstanding Youth, Lifetime Achievement, Ating Kaibigan, and the Juan Dionisio, Sr. Lifetime. Nominations are now open to Hawaii residents of Filipino ancestry with exception of the Ating Kaibigan category. The application deadline for nominees has been extended to September 27, 2012.
The event ticket cost is $60.00 per person, which includes an elegant sit down dinner and will be held at the Ala Moana Hotel, 410 Atkinson Drive Honolulu, Hawaii. Traditional Filipino attire is requested.
For more information, please visit our blog at www.ufchawaii.wordpress.comor contact one of the members of the 54th Reaffirmation and Progress Awards committee.
To sponsor the event, advertisement opportunity, award nomination forms or to purchase tickets email President Jenny Quezon at: firstname.lastname@example.org or Executive Secretary Carmen Cabreros via email at: email@example.com
Jenny Quezon- (808) 292-8105
Gladys Astrid Emperador – (808) 228-0772
Atty. Vernon Rivera- (808) 221-9016