Sponsors’ Appreciation Party
December 20, 2014 – 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
VICEROY BUSINESS CENTER. BANQUET ROOM
When the Board of Directors, Sponsors, Patrons and Volunteers were honored by the FOUNDATION!
To inspire our volunteers to contribute their ideas to the Foundation, we are issuing the timetable for 2015 for everyone’s guidance:
January-MEETING among Directors for the TURISMO ILONGGO (January 2016)
February 21 – Post Valentines’ Day Bazaar-Viceroy
March 21-Walnut Hill Ln Banquet Room-UPLIFT, SING & INSPIRE Concert
April 16-Art Contest-Chaired by Nicole Dane
May 16-Entrepreneur Convention-Viceroy (Sponsor: Groovedogs)/TURISMO PAMPAGUENO/TURISMO CHAMORRO (Private Festival Tour Events)
June 6-13 -PRDC Pista San Nayon/Gala
July 11-Brushstrokes for Fun (EXPRESSIONS OF ART 2)-Roscon Gallery, Viceroy-Dallas
August 15-Hot Day Bazaar-Viceroy
September 12 -Sayaw Lahi Festival (DANCES OF ALL RACES)
October 3 -Final Meeting-TURISMO ILONGGO
November 14-General Assembly, Board of Directors 2015-Viceroy
December 11-12th DAY OF CHRISTMAS Event
Highlights of Major Events
UPLIFT, SING & INSPIRE – MARCH 21, 2015
A concert performed by choral groups who donated their time to the Foundation to lift up the spirit of the community, sing for the sponsors and inspire the youth.
BRUSHSTROKES FOR FUN! – JULY 11, 2015
An Art Contest that will bring together the various painting techniques of young artists in the DFW Metroplex aiming to expose their abilities to the public.
SAYAW LAHI FESTIVAL – SEPTEMBER 12, 2015
A festival of entertainment featuring all native dances performed by dancing companies from different races.
TWELFTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS EVENT – DECEMBER 11, 2015
A night of festivities grouping several organizations together to celebrate the nativity of the Lord.
DFW AACC Banquet – 2013 – The Foundation provided 200 bottled water for this Symposium
MESSAGE BY MS. HONGWEI GAO:
Thanks again for your support and donating the water bottles for AACC Youth Symposium on Nov. 9th.
DFW AACC’s Youth Symposium is designed to enrich and challenge the minds of the today youths and help high school and college students with career and higher education goals. AACC leads the way by bringing experts in from various fields of employment to help our youth plan ahead for college and get advice from leaders in these fields.
The Youth Symposium Program offers a free one day event where students can meet and hear from experts in the fields of medicine, public service, social sciences, arts and technology, law, media, business, science, and math.
The DFW Asian American Citizen Council will host the 2013 Youth Symposium Event on Nov. 9th at the University of Texas at Dallas. Admission is free and lunch will be provided. The registration has started.
If you like to register and reserve a seat before anyone else, please visit here to register online now! We recommend you to do online registration. If you are 18 year of age or younger, please download this 2013 AACC Youth Symposium Registration Form, fill in all the requirement information with your parents signature and bring it to the event on Nov. 9th, 2013. Thank you!
Roscon Foundation Volunteers Shawn So (left) and Blessing Egbon (right) flank Ms. Michele Bumgarner.
Michele Marie Bumgarner (born September 2, 1989 in Mandaluyong City) is a Filipina racing driver. She was born to an American father and a Filipina mother. She made her debut into single seater racing with the National Karting Series in the Philippines in 1999 at the age of 10. She has participated in the Asia-Pacific Karting Championships Japan, Shell Super Karting Series, Asian Karting Open Championship (AKOC), and the Italian Masters Series.
In 2006 Bumgarner made her auto racing debut driving in the Asian Formula Three Championship, finishing third in the series’ Promotion Class. She competed in the first five rounds of the 2008 Star Mazda Championship season for John Walko Racing. Her best finish was 15th place coming in her final start at Portland International Raceway.
On September 19, 2008, she became the first female champion of the Rock Island Grand Prix in Rock Island, Illinois, the world’s largest street karting race. The 7th foreign-born winner in its 14-year history, Michele steered the Margay Team to a 1-2-3-4 finish with 11 minutes and 24.144 seconds. She said: “This will stick with me my whole career. Everyone goes on about how great this race is and it’s special that this is my first time here and my first win here. I hope to come back On September 6, 2009 she successfully defended that title in a three kart battle.
In November 2008 it was announced that Bumgarner had signed a driver development contract to race in the Firestone Indy Lights series with Walker Racing. She participated in a test with Guthrie Racing.However, Walker Racing entered the 2009 Indy Lights season fielding a car for Stefan Wilson rather than Bumgarner and as of 2011 she has not driven in an Indy Lights race and she has not participated in a professional auto race since 2008.
In September 2013, Michele announced that she will join the Mazda Road to Indy program with World Speed Motorsports, participating in the season finale event in Houston.
Selected for 2005 BMW Scholarship Award by Formula BMW Racing School in Bahrain
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, AsiaFest 2013 will showcase the rich culture of Asia, Japan and Korea in the north; China, Taiwan and the Philippines in the south; and Bandladesh, India, and Nepal in the southeast. The numerous cultural demonstrations, performances, and vendors will provide a fun and engaging time for your entire family.
Music from many Cultures
Experience the cultural songs and rhythms created by a variety of indigenous instruments. The music is often accompanied by graceful ethnic dances. Feel the hypnotic beat of the Japanese Taiko, the Korean Samulnori, and the Chinese drums that accompany the lion and dragon dances.
and Fine Art
Food from many
When and Where: May 4, 2013 – Haggard Park, 901 E. 15th Street, Plano. Free Admission
Shared by Elna Mallari
EGG ROLL FESTIVAL – OCTOBER 6, 2012
ASIAN PERFORMERS ENTERTAINED THE CROWD
TCACC HELD THEIR ANNUAL EGGROLL COMPETITION IN ARLINGTON, TEXAS
KEOLA AND GRACE HULA DANCERS
NORTH TEXAS ASIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION MEMBERS
The flashing images above are pictures taken from Asian Beat News’ camera (Courtesy of Nam Nguyen, Volunteer)
Copies of these photographs can be obtained by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mention your group so we can filter them from the batches. Thank you.
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ROSCON FOUNDATION and the other non–profit organizations in Texas will support a young Filipino baseball team coming to Burleson TX for the 2011 Little League World Series from August 3-6, 2011. The Razcals won the PONY Asia Pacific championship in Vietnam in January by beating Singapore, Indonesia and Vietnam. Please check their website for their full information: http://www.pony.org/home/default.asp
Power Packaging, thru Mr. Frank Williams, have donated gallons of Gatorade for the practice of the young players.
Other benefactors have supported these young players. In the Philippines, Milo helped these kids. http://www.nestle.com.ph/milo/
Photographs of the game will be featured soon and the supporters towards this Little League players will be acknowledged as well.
Our community & leadership cooperation and relationship have grown stronger and stronger as the years passed-we have grown older in age-in thoughts-in energy..we do understand ourselves better because we got used to each other personalities and line of thinking….congratulations to all past PRDC leaders and salute to current leaders like Nap, Oscar, Nene, Carol , Linda & all others…thru all your efforts, participation, willingness to serve, you have made and are continuing to make Filipinos here in North Texas a legacy in the Asian communities. OUR SECRET TO SUCCESS-HONESTY AND TRANSPARENCY EXACTLY WHAT OUR DEAR DR. MANNY HAD IMPARTED ON US-attributes which our current PRDC leadership is going by.
Chris Certeza, Roscon Foundation’s volunteer, “acted as the official photographer and interviewer at the event!!!”