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65th Anniversary Events in California
Mar 19th, 2007, 4:03pm
 
I came across this information as sent out by Dr. Jenny Batongmalaque, Executive Director, Filipino Veterans Foundation. I thought I'd post it here in case anyone's interested in attending. Cheers. -victor

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The Filipino Veterans Foundation
The Erasto R. Batongmalaque Foundation Historical Society
The Veterans Center Association

present...

Part I: 65th Anniversary: Remember Bataan and Corregidor

You are cordially invited to attend the 65th Anniversary of the Day of Valor

“Remember Bataan and Corregidor”
April 9, 2007  10 AM

at the Filipino American World War II Memorial,
Lake Street Park
227 N. Lake St.,  Los Angeles 90026

Sponsors:
E.R.Batongmalaque Foundation Historical Society
Filipino Veterans Foundation and the
Veterans Center Association

Program:

Presentation of Colors and Parade of Surviving Defenders

National Anthems

Invocation – Chaplain Joel Pesado

Welcome – Commander Lou Astilla

Opening Remarks: Dr. Jenny Batongmalaque, Executive Director, Filipino Veterans Foundation

Remarks by Col. Joseph Smith, (Ret.)

Director of Military and Veterans Affairs, Los Angeles County
and Introduction of the Guest Speaker Col. Jay R.Vargas, (Ret.) Liaison to the U.S.V.A.

Laying of the Wreath

Taps

Proclamations

Guest Speakers

Choral Medley, Carson Veterans Choir

Acknowledgment

Benediction

“God Bless America”

Luncheon Reception immediately follows. (DONATIONS ACCEPTED)    

R.S.V.P. Linda 213-746-9093

Sponsored by the Filipino Veterans Foundation, a 501 (c ) 3, charitable organization.  with the cooperation of the Veterans Center Association



Part II: 65th Anniversary: Remember Bataan and Corregidor
May 6. 2007

Remember Bataan and Corregidor, Part II
10 AM – 3 PM

at the “Corregidor of the West”, the Fort MacArthur Museum
3601 S. Gaffy Street
San Pedro, CA (90731)


Memorial Program
Parade of Colors

Invocation

Welcome

Opening Remarks

MacArthur’s Speech: “I Shall Return” by Dennis Leslie

Gen. Wainwright’s Surrender Tape

Taps

The Flag at Half Mast

Laying of the Wreath

Gen. MacArthur’s Speech, “ I Have Returned!” by Dennis Leslie

Keynote Speaker: TBA

Choral Group and Solo Rendition

Proclamations and Acknowledgements

Benediction

“God Bless America”

Luncheon Reception

Tour of  Fort MacArthur Museum

R.S.V.P.:  Filipino Veterans Foundation       c/o Linda (213) 746-9093
$10 a Ticket.  Includes Lunch and Tour


Part  III: 65th Anniversary: Remember Bataan and Corregidor
July 7-8, 2007

“Remember Bataan and Corregidor” Part III
at the Fort MacArthur Museum and Grounds

A premier  re-enactment of the Battle of Bataan and Corregidor presented by the Kapatiran Historical Society will be part of the program of Fort MacArthur’s Annual  Old MacArthur’s Days on July 7 and 8, 2007, which includes all types of battle re-enactments from the time of Cesar to present.

For details: Contact  
Filipino Veterans Foundation: 213-746-9093.
e-mail: drjennyb@earthlink.net
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Re: 65th Anniversary Events in California
Reply #1 - Apr 11th, 2007, 7:19am
 
Photos from the April 9 Bataan observance can be found here:

http://pinoyhistory.proboards22.com/index.cgi?board=wwii&action=display&thread=1...

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Re: 65th Anniversary Events in California
Reply #2 - May 8th, 2007, 12:07am
 
Photos from the 65th anniversary memorialization of the fall of Corregidor:

http://pinoyhistory.proboards22.com/index.cgi?action=display&board=photos&thread...
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