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By Fe Paca Taduran
December 19, 2016


For the fourth consecutive year, a Christmas Party which is a joint initiative of the Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation (PCCF), Archdiocesan Filipino Catholic Mission (AFCM), and the Our Lady of Assumption Church, was held in Toronto on December 10th, 2016.

The event was organized by Rosemer Enverga, AFCM Chair of Temporalities, Zeny Uy, AFCM Chair of  Workship Ministry, Jeanette Rosales, AFCM Chair of Social Ministry, Knights of Columbus Council 12582, and the Our Lady of Assumption Parish, led by Lita and Tim Sinclair,and Cynthia Vergara.

In attendance were 400 guests, which included: Rev. Fr.Ben Ebcas, Jr., Pastor of  Our Lady of Assumption Church, OLA Parishioners, Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation Officers and Members, led by President Romy Rafael, Ricky Cuenca, President of ANCOP Canada. Dignitaries present were: Canadian Senator Tobias (Jun) Enverga, Jr., MPP Patrick Brown, leader of the Ontario Official Opposition, former Consul General Pedro O. Chan, former Canada Ambassador to the Philippines Neil Reeder and his wife, Irene. Ambassador Reeder's huge contribution and effort during the Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda efforts in the Philippines during his term was recognized during the event.

 During the night, the Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation donated $ 5,700.00 to OLA/AFCM for the Orphanage in Tacloban; and $ 11,500.00 to ANCOP for the PCCF Tala/ANCOP Village. PCCF Officers and Pageants will be heading to the Philippines in January 2017 to do more charity work. AFCM and ANCOP are beneficiaries of PCCF’s yearly summer event, the Pinoy Fiesta and Trade Show sa Toronto.

Everyone enjoyed the program emceed by Lita Leano, PCCF Executive Secretary, and the sumptuous spread of food, raffle prizes, line dancing and Santa’s gift giving for the children and adults. Gifts were given by GMA Pinoy TV.

 Entertainment numbers included numbers from the Little Miss Philippines Canada 2016's Angeline Siao, Amber Rinker, Ranielle Lucero, Monique & Princess Dador, and LittleMr Philippines Canada 2015 Edward Jones and his brother Quiency Jones. Also amongst those present were: Miss Philippines Canada 2016 Krista Bella, Miss Teen Philippines Canada 2016 Chiara Silo and Mrs Philippines Canada 2016 Amelia Arcilla. Major sponsor for the Christmas event was: GMA Pinoy. 

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