Round Up

Kayla 
Santos (left, with glass), 8, and Domenic de Vera (with striped shirt), 9, marked their birthdays April 5 with siblings, cousins, and friends in Scarborough. Cakes were aplenty and parents, aunts, uncles and grandparents brought lots of food and gifts.

Kayla and Domenic Birthdays

Cakes were aplenty and parents, aunts, uncles and grandparents brought lots of food and gifts.

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Marquez (center back row) enjoins all class members to attend by contacting anyone in this photo.

UP PREP ‘65 Golden Anniversary Steering Committee met for 2015 Reunion

UP PREP ‘65 Golden Anniversary Steering Committee met at Class President Ericson Marquez’s Cavite farm to plan the Feb. 2015 reunion in Manila.

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WOMEN (Women Writers in Media Now) enjoy merienda at Mandarin hotel. L-R: Rochit Tañedo, Mila Astorga-Garcia, Sol Juvida, Marites Danguilan-Vitug (Rappler), Jo-Ann Q. Maglipon (YES! magazine editor) and author Marra Pl. Lanot.

Media and writer colleagues mini reunion

Media and writer colleagues had a mini reunion at Mandarin Oriental hotel in Makati recently.

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From left: Nerisa Zuniga (1st Runner Up), Maricel Ermube (Filtown - Miss Runway 2014), and Merecyl Cauton (2nd Runner Up). The event was held at Prestige on March 22, 2014.

Other Community Round-Up

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In photo are officers and members of PPCO, guests, Mangubat and Consul General Junever Mahilum-West.

2013 McLuhan Fellow Eileen Mangubat at PPCO lunch reception

The Philippine Press Club of Ontario (PPCO) hosted the lunch-meeting with Eileen Mangubat, 2013 Marshall McLuhan Fellow for Investigative Journalism, at Casa Manila on Feb. 28, 2014.

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AFCA new President Mercy Gonzales, and other officers, with the newly inducted new members of AFCA on March 1, 2014 at Versailes Convention Centre. The flawless success of the event was chaired by Ramon Guanzon. PHOTO: ARIEL RAMOS

AFCA Gala and Induction

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The 
successful concert of Rey Valera was held on Feb. 14, 2014 at 190 Railside Drive. PHOTOS: ARIEL RAMOS

Rey Valera’s Concert in Toronto

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Part of the University of the Philippines Prep High School Class ’65 with Vice President Jejomar Binay, during the school’s Diamond Jubilee held at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel, Feb. 18, 2014. 
PHOTO: HG

OTHER COMMUNITY ROUND-UP

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FRANCISCA DE LEON (6th from left) celebrated her 60th birthday with friends and members of her family on February 15, 2014  at Andona Crescent. Shown in photo (from left) include Jennifer, Liz, Dawn, Roselyn, Anna, birthday celebrant Francisca, her daugther Anamarie and Lei.  
(St. Jamestown News 
Service, Romy Zetazate)

MILESTONES

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Recipients of OFWC Typhoon Haiyan Donation: 
1st row, from left: Richel Biscayda, family was victim of Typhoon Hayian; Annabelle Migalbin, President of Ontario Filipino Women's Club; Minda Tinapay Schoffeld, 5 siblings from Tacloban City were among the victims; Mary Grace Enciso, OFWC Queen 2013 and Melissa Rasie, OFWC Princess 2013. 2nd row: Rebecca Reyes, OFWC VP and Angeli Hopper, OFWC Secretary. 
Photos: Ariel Ramos

OFWC donates to Typhoon Haiyan victims and Sick Kids Foundation

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