(News Release of 7/30/14, picked up by the York Community Courier in three regional editions with photo provided as a JPG)
Dance Troupe Prepares for Third Annual Philippine American Heritage Picnic set for Aug. 9 at John C. Rudy County Park
Members of the new “Dance Troope” of the Philippine American Heritage Council practice at Springettsbury Park for their debut performance of the popular Filipino Bulaklakan Folk Dance they will perform with their new costumes at the 3rd annual Heritage Picnic on Saturday, August 9 from 12 noon to 5 PM at John Rudy Park, Wren Pavilion. Left to Right. Priscilla Bachman, Emy Delgaudio, Jhoann McCarthy, Mary Anne Neilsen. Members not in photo: Milagros Thomas, Emee Hemme.
State Rep. Seth Grove will deliver keynote remarks and there will be a cultural booth display at the picnic. All candidates for public office in York County PA are invited to make brief remarks, focusing on “American exceptionalism.” While the event is free, all attendees are requested to bring a dish to share (any heritage food or simply USA burgers, hot dogs, chicken for the grill is ok) and a $2 donation is requested ($3 for family). Sponsors ($12) and Patrons ($25) will be given special recognition. Visit PhilippineAmericanHeritage.org for more info or RSVP to Chairman@PhilippineAmericanHeritage.org