Tuesday, October 4, 2011

October is Filipino American History Month! Celebrate with FANHS throughout the USA

After decades of advocacy led by the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) and friends, the U.S. Congress and Senate passed resolutions making October Filipino American History Month in 2009.   http://fanhsis25.blogspot.com/2009/11/h-res-780-passes-on-110209-filipino.html
http://fanhsis25.blogspot.com/2009_10_01_archive.html   See additional links to FANHS Chapter activities via http://fanhs.net/
NEWS FLASH for October 2011

On October 5, 2011 The Senate adopted the following by unanimous consent:
·         A resolution designating October 2011 as “Filipino American History Month”. (S.Res. 287)
Link to full text S. Res. 287: Filipino American History Month

FANHS SAN DIEGO CHAPTER
Happy Filipino American History Month to all of you!

Oct 1 Fil-Am Fest -Paradise Hills

Oct 4 San Diego City College @ 11:10 - "Filipinos in San Diego" Presentation

Oct 8 FANHS SD Chapter Meets 11AM in I-110 & Potluck with FILAMEDA, 12:30 in I-105 Miramar

Oct 15 FANHS Four Waves Presentation, 1PM- House of Philippines- Balboa Park - FREE

Oct 23 FANHS SD co-presents, San Diego Asian Film Festival - "Left by the Ship" @ 5PM

Oct 28 Filipino American Authors Panel, 6:30PM - Miramar College Room I-101
For questions or additinal information, contact: Judy Patacsil jpatacsi@sdccd.edu  fanhs18@yahoo.com

FANHS WISCONSIN CHAPTER
Filipino American History Month Celebration: cultural exhibits, Filipino martial arts, Milwaukee Got Talent + much more on Saturday, October 15, 2011, 11am to 5pm / The Philippine Center, Zablocki Park Pavilion
3717 W. Howard Avenue / Greenfield, WI 53221

FANHS STOCKTON (CA) CHAPTER
October 15 – Saturday -- 12th Annual Community Recognition Awards Luncheon–China Palace Restaurant, 5052 West Lane, Stockton – 11AM to 3PM -- $30/person ($15 for children 8yrs to 12yrs, 7yrs & under free) Honorees: Anita Bautista, Ted Lapuz, Marina Ladesma, and Dr. Elvira Lao (posthumously) -- Awards ceremony, door and raffle prizes – for tickets and more information call 209-463-3613, 209-956-1728 or 209-462-3489

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