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15/03/2013: SF PCG CONDUCTS ITS FIRST CONSULAR OUTREACH MISSION TO FRESNO IN 2013

On March 2, 2013,  the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco conducted  a  Consular Outreach Mission at the Fil Am Center in Fresno.

Members of the San Francisco Consular Outreach Team pose  with with the members of the Filipino American Association of Fresno at the Consular Outreach Mission held on March 2, 2013

The Filipino American Association of Fresno headed by Dr. Isabelo “ Lou “  Artacho co-organized the outreach Mission with the Philippine Consulate General. The consular team headed by Consul Reginald Bernabe extended 98 services for Passport, Notarials / Legalization, Civil Registry and Dual Citizenship.

The Consular Outreach Mission is the fourth conducted for  this year by the Philippine Consulate General, and the first of two more missions to Fresno planned for 2013.

Recent studies indicate that the Fresno metropolitan area is one of the highest  growth rate areas in California  where Filipinos and other Asian Americans live.

Consul General Marciano A. Paynor in underscoring  that the support and cooperation of the Filipino American communities and organizations is vital to the  realization and success of the Consulate General’s consular outreach missions,  thanks  the Filipino American Community of Fresno for  their spirit of volunteerism, and dedication to assist the community and the consulate General in the outreach mission. END