the 21st century filipna
When people come together as ONE, great things happen. Last night’s fashion show, “The 21st Century Filipina: A Fashion Show for a Great Cause” which was held at the grand ballroom of the Hilton West Chase and sponsored by the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce Greater Houston (FACCGH) in collaboration with LUZVIMINDA USA was a huge success. It was attended by various Filipino and international community leaders, representatives from the office of Mayor Turner and US Congressman, Al Green and members of the FilAm communities of Houston, San Antonio, Waco, RGV, Dallas and Austin.
Thanks to designers Jun-Jun Cambe and Audie Espino, LUZVIMINDA USA Producer and Federation of Philippine American Chamber of Commerce (FPACC) President, Marie Cunning for bringing the show to Houston: thanks to all who attended, watched and accepted our invitation, to all our sponsors/exhibitors, to our volunteers (from models to production crew) who made it all possible and to our FACCGH Board of Directors and members for their painstaking work most especially to our Social Events’ Committee - Cerlito Salarda Rebecca Lampasa Calabia Christina Visitacion-Arca Catherine Landicho Chan Tuttle Frances- James Licup together with our President, Loloy Reyes for his vision and leadership —- we had 3 weeks to pull it off and we did! God is good! Our special thanks go to Paul-Jing Enriquez for providing us with musical entertainment, to Enteng Evangelista and Jerry Santos Palaganas for their rendition of our national anthems (Star Spangled Banner and Lupang Hinirang respectively) and to DJ
Eghay Solis. We had fun, we had a blast. It was a first and definitely will not be the last. We did something unprecedented, all for promoting the best in the Filipino and our mother country, the Philippines. Mabuhay!