Our Chamber, the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Hollywood is proud and honored to be one of the founding Chambers of the Coalition with a Special Citation Award! Congratulations on this very prestigious award from the Office of the President of the Republic of the Philippines!
KAANIB NG BAYAN AWARDEES
The Kaanib ng Bayan Award is conferred to foreign individuals and organizations for their exceptional or significant contribution to Philippine reconstruction, progress, and development, or have significantly benefited a sector or community in the Philippines, or advanced the cause of overseas Filipino communities.
"We are deeply humbled and greatly honored to be accorded a Special Citation Award in 2021 from the Office of the President, Republic of the Philippines thru its Commission of Filipino Overseas Office (CFO) in recognition of our efforts to unify the Filipino American Chambers of Commerce communities across the United States and by engaging our members in humanitarian efforts to help Filipinos affected by the global health crisis. Thank you to our Coalition of extremely dedicated and passionate Filipino American partner chambers and partner organizations."
~ Coalition of Filipino American Chambers of Commerce.
Institutionalized in 1991 through Executive Order No. 498, the Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas (PAFIOO) is a biennial search for overseas-based organizations or individuals who have dedicated their work in the service of Filipinos in the Philippines or abroad, selflessly supported relief, rehabilitation, and development programs in the home country, or excelled in their field of work or profession.
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