Dr. Fermina Ventura-Esperanza (seated 3rd fr. L) celebrated her 66th birthday on Dec. 7 at the Hilton's Alguer Banquet in Northbrook. In photo includes her husband Efren (on her right) and her mom Terry (on her left). Alguer chef Marilyn Santos (behind her in white & eyeglasses) took care of the event's sweet table.
HOLD Chicago celebrated their Christmas Party at the Senior Housing Facility in Sheridan. In the photo are: Lydia Sumner, Bebs Romero, Charito Cruz, Nancy Walber, Frances Rusiana, Ellie Denz, Arlene Salazar, Betty Ferrer, Nora Quibal, Evelyn Conde, Betty Balauag, Paz Dimonteverde, Del Salas, Zeny Magpantay, Glo Austria, Sisters Pabling, Espie.
JDC Rainbow Foundation, a nonprofit, 501 C(3) tax exempt organization, held their Christmas Party which was attended by JDC officers, members, guests and children Dec. 13. JDC President Jane Cannon is standing 11th fr. R.
The Pilipino-American Seniors' Association of Chicago (PASAC) held their induction ceremony at the Philippine Consulate General's office Nov. 25. Photo shows the new officers led by its president Frank U. Alvarez, (8 fr. R) inducted by Consul General Generoso Calonge. From L-R are Gil Patulot, Helen Tubog, Manuel de Guzman, Jean Lucero, Liway Clarin, Fely Manuel, Socorro Manato,Gloria Patulot, Maggie Empaynado, Nympha Herico, Magdalina Quintos, Rolando Telebrico, Peter Serna. Not in photo are Minda Telebrico and Rody Zamora. (Photo by Rudy Rieza)
Carlota Guruspe-Dumantay (4th fr. L) celebrated her 75th birthday with members of the VDance Group at the St. James Lutheran Church hall on Nov. 28. Her gifts were donated to her hometown church in Tarlac. (PINOY Photo)
Carlota Guruspe-Dumantay (in blue dress) with her sister Nenita Guruspe (4th fr. L) of Hawaii co-celebrating their birthdays. In the photo are their other siblings and their nephew.
Ethan Tyler Primo's (being held by his dad Neil 5th fr. L) 2nd birthday celebration at the Pineda residence in Skokie on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27. It was attended by their relatives and friends. Standing next to Neil and Ethan is his mom, Annalee.
Randy and Ann Bugayong (4th & 5th from L) celebrated their wedding with a reception on Nov. 15 at Morton Grove SDA Church Hall. Shown with the newly-wed couple are some members of the singing group Revival and their kids. (Photo by Glen Dionaldo)