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Rene and Thelma Macaro, OFSAM’s Father and Mother of the 2017

Rene and Thelma Macaro, OFSAM’s Father and Mother of the 2017

The annual celebration of the Mother and Father of the Year by the Original Filipino Senior Association of Manitoba (OFSAM) is a recognition of the role of parents in our family. The honorees are

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Philippine flag raised at City Hall marks the 119th Independence celebration

Philippine flag raised at City Hall marks the 119th Independence celebration

With grey clouds hovering over the city, and a gentle wind rustling the leaves, the Philippine flag had been hoisted at City Hall while Arnold Tongol poetically sung the National Anthem, as guests, some

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Independence Ball celebrates 119th Philippine Independence highlighting “Our Stories” and “Circle of Friends”

Independence Ball celebrates 119th Philippine Independence highlighting “Our Stories” and “Circle of Friends”

Four story tellers expounded many poignant stories about their lives, their beginnings, their struggles, their persistence and tenacity, and their successes,thus, letting the guests to listen and to engage to the moving narratives with

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Fifteen young students and a group receive 2017 Youth Role Model Awards

Fifteen young students and a group receive 2017 Youth Role Model Awards

Rosalinda Natividad Cantiveros Award for Courage as one of the awards Fifteen young students and a group of students from the different schools in the city received the annual City of Winnipeg’s Citizen Equity

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PBA essential to a healthy community

PBA essential to a healthy community

Throughout my time in office as the MLA for Kildonan, I have become acquainted with many great community organizations. Of these many organizations, the Philippine Basketball Association stood out as a highlight of Kildonan.

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Nemchel Sarmiento wins multiple medals at World Sikaran Tournament

Nemchel Sarmiento wins multiple medals at World Sikaran Tournament

On March 10, 2017, the 5th World Sikaran Tournament was held in Baras, Rizal, Philippines. The tournament was hosted by GM Meliton Geronimo Jr, representing the World Sikaran Brotherhood Philippines. Canada was represented by

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Winners of Santacruzan Photo Contest posted at 204 Filipino Marketplace

Winners of Santacruzan Photo Contest posted at 204 Filipino Marketplace

Santacruzan Photo Contest Winner– Photo that gathered the most like/love/wow

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The Debutante Jaclyn Renee Aseron Castro

The Debutante Jaclyn Renee Aseron Castro

May 20, 2017 Rene and Leila Castro proudly presented their daughter Jaclyn Renee in a Debutante party at the Essence Canad Inns Garden City. Jaclyn Renee is studying at Sisler High School and will

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Spring Fun Event at Maples Community Centre on Saturday, May 13, 2017

Spring Fun Event at Maples Community Centre on Saturday, May 13, 2017

On May 13, City Councillor Devi Sharma and the Maples Community Centre hosted a Spring in to Fun community event. There were over 1250 people in attendance, with many activities for families to enjoy.

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Queen of the Festival & Queen Bulilit Debut

Queen of the Festival & Queen Bulilit Debut

The official contestants for the Queen of the Festival and Queen Bulilit were presented at TYC Event Centre last month. The Queens & Queen Bulilits danced and sang during the debut as family, friends

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