Members of the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston (FACCGH) recently attended the Commanders’ Gala of the Knights of Rizal held at the Hilton Galleria.
The keynote speaker for the event was Supreme Commander (KCGR) and Justice of the Philippine Court of Appeals, Elihu Ybanez. Special guest was PCG-Houston Vice-Consul Atty. Marco Lopez.
Saturday June 16, 2018 6:30 pm
Hilton Houston Galleria Area
59 Southwest Freeway 77074
Ramadan is a holy month of fasting , introspection and prayer and is held on the ninth month of the 12-month Islamic calendar which is a lunar calendar. This year’s Ramadan began on May 17 and ended on June 14. Each day during Ramadan, Muslims do not eat or drink from sunrise to sunset. The daily fast is broken with a meal known as “iftar.” Iftars are often elaborate feasts celebrated with family and friends.
Houston Sister Cities Abu Dhabi, Baku, Bashra, Istanbul and Karachi along with the Islamic Society of Greater Houston and all other collaborating organizations recently hosted the "Houston Iftar"—an Annual Ramadan Dinner with the Houston City Mayor, Sylvester Turner, as keynote speaker.
This year’s Houston Iftar, which attracted 1700 people, was held at the Bayou City Event Center. Also in attendance were members of Houston’s Consular Corps headed by Sultan Angari, Consul General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Houston’s Sister Cities, the Houston City Council, US Congressman Al Green and Congresswoman Shiela Jackson. The Filipino American community was ably represented by the Board of Directors of the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston (FACCGH) headed by its President, Mr. Loloy Reyes.
Loloy Reyes, Cong. Al Green and Marie Cunning (FPACC-President)
Loloy Reyes ( FACCGH-President) and Mayor Sylvester Turner
Loloy Reyes, Mayor Turner, Mei Frias ( FACCGH-VP Internal) and Cindy Flores ( FPACC-Treasurer)
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MAYOR'S PROCLAMATION RECEIVED BY FACCGH!
Houston (January 19, 2018) - Our soft launch for the Filipino American Chamber Of Commerce Of Greater Houston was a big success. To further add to the excitement, FACCGH received a proclamation from the Mayor.
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BRIDGING LOCAL and INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES with
CEBU CHAMBER of COMMERCE & INDUSTRY MEET and GREET with FACCGH
Cebu, Philippines (March 7, 2018) – March 5, 2018, Gelyn Roble, Secretary of the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce Greater Houston had a meet and greet with the Cebu Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Cebu, Philippines. “It is critical that Filipino and Filipino American businesses bridge opportunities for commerce and trade at all levels. I am delighted to be able to help contribute in forging those relationships for FACCGH.” Gelyn is a native of Cebu and Secretary of the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce Greater Houston. Her she is with CEBU CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY Board of Trustees, From L-R: Elpe P. Canoog, Head, Business Development & Management Services Division; Antonio N. Chiu, President CCCI 2018-2019; Gelyn; Virgilio “Nonoy” G. Espeleta, MBM, CFE, Vice President for Business Development Trustee 2017-2018; May Elizabeth Segura- Ybanez, Executive Director. #faccgh #fpacc #partnerPhilippines
Mabuhay ang Pilipino!
Mabuhay ang Pilipinas!
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Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a chamber of commerce located in the city of Cebu City in the country of Philippines.
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FILIPINO AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GREATER HOUSTON LAUNCH IN BICOL, PHILIPPINES
Houston (February 2, 2018) - Our soft launch for the Filipino American Chamber Of Commerce Of Greater Houston was a big success. Thanks a lot to Ninoy Reyes and his Searchlight staff for coordinating this event. Thanks to Mr. Ferdinand Sia, President of Metro Naga Chamber of Commerce and industry and others. We appreciate all your input. Nice to know our products especially the Pili Nuts and Laing, and Bicol Tourism and to the OTOP ( one town one product ) to name a few. Mayor John Bongat was pretty busy for the Palarong Bicol event. Thanks to Carmen Hotel and Avenue Plaza Hotel c/o Jerome , offering to stay in their hotel for free. OTHER VIPS po sa Event Natin po Tita --- 1. MS. LIZEL SAPINOSO-MACATANGAY (Provincial Manager, Philippine Information Agency Camsur) 2. MR. FERDINAND SIA (President, Metro Naga Chamber of Commerce & Industry) 3. MS. ELEANOR ZUÑIGA-MONTEMAYOR (Vice President, Metro Naga Chamber of Commerce & Industry) 4. MS. THERESA ARBO (Business Development Division Chief, DTI Camsur) 5. MS. TENNE ROSE DAYANDANTE (Tv Host, Pinoy Pa Rin Show in Canada) 6. MS. MARIA FE REGORI- MARISCAL (Station Manager, Radyo Natin Naga) 7. MS. GEMMA REALO (Principal, Don Mariano Veneracion Memorial High School) 8. MR. GEEMAN CELERES (Business Counselor, Negosyo Center Pasacao) 9. MS. SHENANA ESTELA LIM (Former President, JCI Cariñosa) 10. MR.JACOB BRIONES-LLAGUNO (Officer, JCI Naga) 11. DR. RYAN BASTARECHE (Former President, Rotary Club of Naga), 12. MS. MYRA REVILLA (Reporter, Ang Naga Ngunyan) 13. MS. PRANS SIERRA (ABS CBN Mobile Manager & Pres USI Batch 97 14. MS. MICHELLE TOLOSA-LIM (Entrepreneur & MNCCI Member). 15. MS. JOHANNA AVENA ESTEADA (Founder, Pusong Bikolnon) Thank you to all and forgive us for forgetting to mention any names.