“Philippine Night at the Parish,” the annual charity fundraiser and cultural celebration hosted by the Filipino American Association of Anaheim Hills will be held on October 16, 2010 at San Antonio Church (Glynn Hall).
This year, the festive dinner-dance is dedicated to Manny Jalandoni, FAAAH’s late founder and past president. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Catholic Charities of Orange County, the FAAAH Scholarship Program, and other FAAAH social service projects.
For sponsorship, advertising and ticket information, please contact Edwin Ramos,Event Co-Chair at 714-394-4085; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About FAAAH and Manny Jalandoni
Manny Jalandoni became a resident of Anaheim in 1990. In 1994, he founded the Filipino American Association of Anaheim Hills, which continues to preserve the Filipino culture and heritage throughout Orange County. In 1998, he was co-chair of the Philippine Centennial Celebration in Orange County; from 1994-1996, he chaired the successful and popular “Philippine Night at the Parish” held at San Antonio Catholic Church in Anaheim Hills.
He served as president of the Canyon Hills Community Council from 1996-1997, and was instrumental in planning the annual July 4th parade.
During the Anaheim City council meeting on February 16, 2010, Mayor Curt Pringle and other council members commemorated the generous and philanthropic life of Manny Jalandoni with a certificate of declaration accepted by Jalandoni’s wife, Cecile. Manny Jalandoni was undergoing chemotherapy for leukemia when he passed away from related complications two weeks before Christmas in 2009.