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Mabuhay Ang Pilipinas!

Mabuhay Ang Pilipinas!

By: Veronica Leighton   As a Filipino by heart, mind and soul, our ardent fervor for our patriotic love for the Philippines is being expressed and displayed in this month of June as we celebrate the 124th anniversary of the ...

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Attorney Richard Boykin For Cook County Board President

Attorney Richard Boykin For Cook County Board President

Government relations attorney Richard Boykin was born in Jackson, Mississippi and raised in the Englewood community in Chicago. He attended Chicago Vocational High School and accepted an athletic scholarship to Central State University in Ohio. Richard graduated Magna Cum Laude ...

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June 12th or July 4th Independence Day?

June 12th or July 4th Independence Day?

The Philippines actually has had TWO independence days. The one celebrated June 12 recognizes the day the islands broke free from Spanish rule. However, American forces occupied the Philippines until 1946. Independence came on July 4, the same day as ...

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25th Annual Chicago Filipino Asian American Hall of Fame

ALLEN CAVILES Chief Executive Officer, PayMaple LLC Excellence in Entrepreneurship/Philanthropy Allen Caviles was born in Iloilo, Philippines, and immigrated to the U.S. in 1973 at the age of nine. He is one of nine children born to the late Dr. Alfredo ...

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24th Annual Chicago Filipino Asian American Hall of Fame

SGT. RONALD BONGAT Most Outstanding Asian American in Police Empowerment An offspring of First-generation immigrant parents from the Philippines (Romeo and Cyril Bongat, deceased), Ronald Bongat grew up in the west side of Chicago. After graduating high school from Lane ...

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Hall of Fame 2017

Dr. Marjerie Badilla is back in practice after a brief retirement. She has over 30 years of experience in both the civilian & military services. While in the Armed Forces, she was the chief of Acute Minor Clinic OP of ...

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Christine A. Pompa Excellence in Law

Christine A. Pompa Excellence in Law

Christine Abuel Pompa is Senior Patent Counsel at The Kraft Heinz Company. She is responsible for developing and managing the strategy for the company’s global patent portfolio. She is also heavily involved in the company’s technology transactions and supply-chain agreements. ...

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Maria Victoria G. Smith VIA Woman of the year 2016

Maria Victoria G. Smith VIA Woman of the year 2016

Philippine-born, award-winning author Maria Victoria A. Grageda-Smith writes poetry, fiction, and non-fiction, following an earlier law practice career in Manila distinguished not only by the prestige of the law firm (Sycip, Salazar, Hernandez & Gatmaitan) and company (San Miguel Corporation) ...

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