United States Congressman Scott Perry poses with members of the Philippine American Heritage Council and ACTION of PA at reception in his honor this past Friday at residence of PAHC member.
Speakers included Springettsbury Township Board of Supervisors Member Mark Swomley, ACTION of PA State President Jay McKiernan and Philippine American Heritage Council Chairman Emy Delgaudio with Hon. Chmn. Rep. Seth Grove
(Sunday, May 18, York, PA) – Leaders of the Philippine American community in York County, PA hosted a “Meet and Greet U.S. Congressman Scott Perry” Reception at the private residence of one of their leaders this past Friday, May 16. Their invitation to Filipinos in the York Community to meet their Congressman and enjoy Filipino foods was totally ignored by the York Daily Record and other area news media outlets, which did not make any use of the advance news media release provided to them before the event.
First term Congressman Scott Perry spoke for the second time as the keynote speaker and guest of honor at a Philippine American Heritage Council function this past Friday.
There was no charge or donation requirement to attend, although attendees were asked to bring a dish to contribute to the buffet.
State Representative Seth Grove was the “Meet and Greet Congressman Perry” event Honorary Chairman, marking his third consecutive year of participation with the York area Filipino community. Those in the Filipino community interested to receive direct invitations to attend similar events in the future such as the upcoming picnic where York area political leaders are again invited to attend and speak, may write to Chairman@PhilippineAmericanHeritage.org or visit the website, PhilippineAmericanHeritage.org.
The third annual Heritage Picnic this summer will feature Filipino and other American heritage foods, a cultural table focusing on “the best features” of the Philippines (including details of its outstanding scuba diving sites), and for the first time this year a Filipino cultural dance performance. Continue reading
U.S. Congressman Scott Perry (left) and State Representative Seth Grove have been asked to speak about “American Exceptionalism” at their appearance Sunday at 2nd annual Philippine American Heritage Council picnic in York County, PA. Grove is pictured at last year’s event giving out certificates to founding members of the Council.
U.S. Congressman Scott Perry and State Representative Seth Grove are guests of honor and keynote speakers at the 2nd Annual Philippine American Heritage Council Picnic this Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013 at Springettsbury Park in York County, Pennsylvania from 12 noon to 5 PM organized by Americans who call the Philippines their country of origin.
Additional speakers of the Philippine American group include Pamela Gay, a candidate for Coronor of York County, and Springettsbury Township Board of Supervisors candidate Mark Swomley. The group started at a Church in York County but now has members from other areas of Pennsylvania at the picnic and also have founding members as far away as Las Vegas, and Palawan, Philippines. Continue reading
The logo of the Philippine-American Heritage Council, illustrates the Christian (largely Catholic) nature of the Philippines with the famous image of “Santo Nino” (Holy Infant) while showing both the flag of our country of origin & of America, our new home.
The Philippine-American Heritage Council in south central Pennsylvania has associated itself with “New Americans by Choice,” which through their parent corporation is a non-profit organization recognized under IRS Section 501/c/4. Continue reading