Round Up

Consul General Rosalita 
S. Prospero delivered 
the message from the 
President of the Philippines

Consulate celebrates 120th anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence

By Michelle Chermaine Ramos The Philippine Reporter The Philippine Consulate General in Toronto hosted its annual Philippine Independence Day celebration at 160 Eglinton Ave. East the morning of June 12, 2018. The program started with the singing of the Philippine national anthem by the Opera Chorus of the Philippines Quartet as the crowd joined in. 

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Lesley Lauren Valiente-Jesson Reyes Wedding

June 16, 2018, Estonian House, Toronto The event was attended by Jesson’s relatives who came all the way from the Philippines, Lesley’s family; the couple’s friends; and the larger family of community advocates who came together to contribute their creative talents — from the flower arrangements, bouquets, ceremony, musical entertainment, lively speeches – to make 

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TOMMY GESELL (right) and Henry Brown shared a plaque presented by KJN Veronica De Santos (2nd from left), as the recipients of Dhanushka Spirit Awards as they both received 3rd Degree Black Belt in Martial Arts from De Santos Martial Arts School at this year’s Black Belt Spectacular.  They also received Samurai Swords each as presented by SBN Toni Moulton. 
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Tommy Gesell receives 3rd Degree Black Belt and Dhanushka Gomes Spirit Award

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FCT’s Santacruzan at Pistahan sa Toronto Pictorial by JC Bonifacio

Filipino Centre-Toronto’s Santacruzan at Pistahan sa Toronto, Nathan Phillips Square, June 17, 2018

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MEL JALUAG with his oil paintings on canvas during a Group Art Exhibit at Art Square Gallery & Cafe on Dundas St. West on June 18 - July 2, 2018

Toronto artist at Group Art Exhibit, Art Square Gallery

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MILESTONES

Austin Patricio, son of Elaine and Rob Patricio, received his First Communion at St. Bartholomew Church on June 10, 2018, on his 8th Birthday. Proud grandparents Dr. Rodolfo and Dolly Patricio and Greg and Cora Beltijer gave their one and only apo, Austin, his desired super Italian dinner at Via Cibo, on Don Mills, to 

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PTAC picnic, June 23, 2018

Philippine Teachers Association of Canada-PTAC members pose during their annual strategy meeting and fellowship picnic on June 23, 2018 at Earl Bales Park, Toronto. (Photo: Jojo Ampioco)

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The Philippine Flag on display at Parliament Hill on June 11, 2018.

PH flag raising in Parliament Hill

By Jose Victor ‘Jayvee’ Salameña OTTAWA–Members and guests of the Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation (PCCF) and the Filipino-Canadian community once again raised the Philippine Flag at the steps of Canada’s Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada on June 11 to commemorate the 120th anniversary of Philippine Independence Day. Continuing this poignant tradition in its 6th year, 

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Trustee Garry Tanuan and 
Consul General Rosalita S. Prospero after 
signing the TCDSB proclamation with 
Barbara Poplawski, Chair of the Board and Rory McGuickin, Director of 
Education.

TCDSB Proclamation of Filipino Heritage Day and Month, June 12

Photos provided by Jennilee Austria

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Jaisa Sulit of the Pluma Collective presenting her newly-published book.

TCDSB Proudly Pinoy

June 9 at Francis Libermann Catholic High School Photos provided by Jennilee Austria

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