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ALL SET FOR THE DECEMBER 4th HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN CHRISTMAS LANTERN PARADE

For Immediate Release
Justice For Filipino American Veterans (JFAV)
Contact Person; Al P. Garcia
Phone: (213) 241-0995
December 03, 2015

ALL SET FOR THE DECEMBER 4th HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN CHRISTMAS LANTERN PARADE

HFNC2Los Angeles- All is set and go for the Historic Filipinotown Christmas Lantern parade on Friday, December 4, 2015

More than 25 Filipino American organizations including the Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) are participating on the Historic Filipinotown Christmas Lantern Parade on Friday, December 4, 2015 at 5:00 PM

The Christmas lantern Parade will start at the Loreto Church at 250 Union St t 5:00 PM and will end at The Filipino Disciples Church at 301 Union St.

The assembly time for mounted parols and all types of vehicles will start at 2 ;00 PM at the Loreto Church parking Lot.

25 FilAm Organizations

HFNC MeetingMore than 25 Filipino organizations will participate in the caravan with pole mounted giant lanterns or parol in their vehicles will go around around Historic Filipinotown district or the Temple-Beverly corridor.

The organizations are the Band of the Loreto School, The Historic Filipinotown Neighborhood Council (HFNC), The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV), Kabataang maka-Bayan( KmB) Filipino Channel (TFC),  Silver Lake Medical Center (SLMC), Rotary Club of HFT, Rampart Village Neighborhood Council (RVNC), MONEYGRAM, Philippine Benevolent Missionary Association (PBMA), Filipino American Service Group Inc .(FASGI), CalPoly Pomona PASK,  TDB Boys, San Carlos Association of Los Angeles (SCALA) and Burlington School.

The Philippine National Bank(PNB), the United Church of God (Jesus Is Lord ), Kalayaan Inc, Filipino American Press Club of California (FAPCCA), Villa Ramos, Mountain View Terrace, FACLA, Filipino Disciples of Christ (FCC), Cebu Brotherhood, San Diego Group, Manila Sky Ice Cream, the Pilipino Workers Center of SC, JUSURU Group, Emy Cephass , Pedro Calungsod c/o Tom Bartolome and Queen of Asia Pacific (QAP).

Filipino-American Tradition

The Christmas Lantern Parade has been a tradition of the Filipino American Community in Historic FIlipinotown Los Angeles.

This will be the second time the parols or lanterns will be mounted on vehicles and will caravan around the HFT district.

The first time was last year when 25 lighted parols were paraded around the HFT district.

For more information please contact Al P. Garcia at (213)241-0995  or email us at Pilipinokami76@yahoo.com

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