ICare: Sharing their blessings to others

The staff at iCareGod has already given many blessings to a young couple and they want to make it grow by sharing their blessings to others.This in essence is why Renato Tangonan and his wife, lawyer Isah Echem –Tangonan opened iCare (an intervention center for autism and related exceptionalities) in Cagayan de Oro a year ago....more

Countdown to FACC Gala Night starts now

The Fil-American Community of the Carolinas (FACC) promises a bigger, better Gala Night next month and advised those wishing to attend to buy tickets now while supply lasts.“Let this gala night on Oct. 25 be a uniting factor among us here at the Carolinas,” FACC president Malette Aquino-Oliveros told me. ...more

Lynn Polk: An Artist By Heart

Lynn Lorenzo-Polk with her grandchildren Joshua, 9 and Julia 7 ONCE an artist always an artist even if a person hasn't been one for sometime....more

Malette dreams of Fil-Am youth group on Sept. 21 birthday

WITH three months to go before her term ends as president of the biggest Fil-American Community in the Carolinas (FACC), Malette Aquino-Oliveros said she still has a lot more projects in mind....more

A one day musical treat

Taken from walnutstreet.dmschools.orgYou know what, next to my love for reading is my passion for listening to what I consider to be good music.Of course I have no idea how music is made but I guess it starts with the right sounds and of course the right lyrics....more

Mark Bautista and his love of family

A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest,~Irish proverb.WITH this in mind my article for  today is all about a popular Filipino singer-actor as seen in the eyes of his mother....more

Chinese pipa virtuoso Wu Man to perform in Charlotte on Oct. 10-11

Photo taken from ojaifestival,orgWorld renowned US-based Chinese pipa virtuoso Wu Man is scheduled to hold a concert with the Charlotte Symphony at the Belk Theater in Oct. 10-11, said Virginia Brown, Charlotte Symphony communications manager....more

Revisiting memories of my hometown of Tagaoloan

Photo by Urcel C, Mulvey and Nelly Montayre I was added to this group Facebook group called ” Lumad Tagoloan” (Tagoloan natives) where I saw people that I knew in the past who lived in my hometown of Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental in northern Mindanao, Philippines....more

Celebrating Cagayan de Oro City's feast of St. Augustine in New York

 “What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.”St. Augustine...more

PAAC's Fiesta Night on Oct. 11

IT'S still a month and a half away but preparations are underway for the 29th Fiesta Night of the Philippine American Association of the Carolinas (PAAC)....more