Filipino Community in Greenwich, Connecticut Celebrates Philippine Independence Day


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The Connecticut Association of Filipino and American Families, Board of Selectmen of Greenwich Selectman John Toner, together with other members of Filipino-American organizations in Connecticut, commemorated the 121st Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence by holding its annual Philippine flag-raising ceremony at the town hall of Greenwich, Connecticut on 13 June 2019. (New York PCG photo)


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Special guest Board of Selectmen of Greenwich Selectman John Toner speaks about the enduring friendship between the Philippines and the United States. (New York PCG photo)


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Philippine Consulate General in New York representative Vice Consul Tanya Faye O. Ramiro remarked that “It has been more than 121 years since we have transcended our colonial past, and Filipinos, wherever they may be in the world, are now making their own history.” (New York PCG photo)


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