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GPAFI honors 16 outstanding FilAms, Sat. August 18 at the Hilton Northbrook

Hon. Consul General Blesila Cabrera, Guest Speaker

Northbook, IL. Saturday, the 18th is a big day for 16 Filipino Americans who will be honored by the Gintong Pamana Awards Foundation, Inc (GPAGI) for their outstanding achievements, success and contributions to the community. in an awards dinner ball at the grand ballroom of Hilton Northbrook.

Nerissa N. Allegretti

Gabriela Silang Award for Community Leadership

Sofi a E. Bole

Tandang Sora Award in Nursing

Roy B. Burgonio, Esq.

Batasan Award in Law & Jurisprudence

Romeo S. Munoz, Ed.D.

Tanglaw Award in Education

Clarita S. Distor

Prism Award for Women of Style & Achievements

Nelida E. Jayme

Prism Award for Women of Style & Achievements

Atty. Alma L. Reyes

Prism Award for Women of Style & Achievements

Danilo & Amelia Castro

Lingkod-Kapwa Award for Community Service

G. Jun Delfi n, CEA

Pilak Award in Business

Patrick & Fe Mangulabnan

Pilak Award in Business

Lourdes C. Livas

Prism Award for Women of Style & Achievements

Bonnie B. Mape

Prism Award for Women of Style & Achievements

Cres Pioquinto

Prism Award for Women of Style & Achievements

Nenita F. Lagrosa

Prism Award for Women of Style & Achievements

To receive the Gintong Pamana Awards for Outstanding Filipino Americans in vari- ous fields are Ms. Nerissa Nabua-Allegretti, Gabriela Silang Award for Community Lead- ership; Sofia Espada Bole of Michigan, “Tandang Sora Award” in Nursing; Atty. Roy B. Burgonio, “Batasan Award” in Law; Mr. and Mrs. Danny and Amy Castro, “Lingkod Kapwa Award” for Community Service; G. Jun Delfin, CEA, “Pilak Award in Business;” Mr. and Mrs. Patrick and Fe Mangulabnan, “Pilak Award” in Business and Romeo S. Munoz, Ed.D., “Tanglaw Award” in Education.

The 2007 National Prism Award for Women of Style & Achievements will be awarded to seven women whose diverse academic background, career and commu- nity involvement have earned them the Prism distinction of style and achievements. Named as Prism women were Clarita Sagun Distor, an Operating Room nurse at Illinois Masonic Hospital; Nelida Evangelista Jayme, a Business Manager at the Finance Department of the Office of Vice Chancel- lor-Research at UIC (University of Illinois at Chicago); Nenette Teleron Lagrosa, As- sistant Nurse Manager at DuPage County Hospital; Lourdes Corbo Livas, business woman and manager of the Livas real es- tate holdings; Bonnie B. Mape, retired nurse from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan assisting her physician husband with his practice; Cres Pioquinto, smart and energetic realtor with Baird & Warner and the publisher/edi- tor and litigation lawyer, Ms. Alma Luna Reyes from California.

Music for ballroom and line dancing will be provided by Jun and Eileen Paredes of SP Soundtraxx.





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