Proudly Pinoy Day on May 28, 2016 at St. Maria Goretti Catholic School
By Tony A. San Juan
April 25, 2016
The free event , with its theme "Strengthening Our Families", will showcase a day- long program of Filipino cultural and heritage presentations including informational talks, raffle prizes, and musical & dance entertainment numbers. As well, it will provide opportunity for parents , youth, students and teachers to join and participate in group workshops on education issues roundtable , advice and insights from notable community role models, learning Filipino arts, and strategies for well- being development & healthy relationships.
Organized by the TCDSB Community Relations Department, International Languages Department and St. Maria Goretti Catholic School, the family, fun & fellowship fete is being conducted in partnership and collaboration with Centre for Immigrant & Community Services, Council of Filipino Canadian Professionals - Ontario, CultureLink, Filipino Canadian Community House, For Youth Initiative, Kababayan Multicultural Centre, Kapisanan Philippine Centre for Arts & Culture, North York Community House, Philippine Teachers Association of Canada,The 519 Church Street Community Centre, Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office and Toronto Police Services.
Among the major participating Toronto Catholic elementary & secondary schools, together with their students, parents, presenters, teachers and volunteers
are : James Cardinal McGuigan SS, Jean Vanier Catholic S.S. , St. Barnabas Catholic School, St. Patrick CSS and
Northview Heights Secondary School,
FilCan Rachelle Cruz , a multi-media journalist, talk show host, ABS-CBN Balitang America correspondent, writer, and reporter forThe Philippine Reporter, will host the 2016 occasion.
Come one, Come all ! Free raffle prizes and complimentary lunch & snack will be served as well. To register, interested participants are requested to contact : Ms. Jody Huang at : Tel . 416-222-8282 , extension 2682 or Email: jodelyn. firstname.lastname@example.org. ( T.San Juan).
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