The Filipino Veterans Recognition and Education Project Region 8 are hosting a Memorial Tribute Fundraising Dinner for veterans and community members on May 13, 2017. The dinner will celebrate the recent passage of the World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act (S. 1555), which was signed by President Obama on December 14, 2016.
Filipino WWII Veterans Congressional Gold Medal
Memorial Tribute Fundraiser Dinner
May 13, 2017
Renton Pavilion Event Center
233 Burnett Ave S, Renton, Washington 98057
Reception: 5:30 pm
Dinner: 7:00 – 10:00 pm
Tickets: $100.00 ($125.00 after April 1)
For more information: FilVetRepRegion8@gmail.com
Proceeds from this event will directly benefit:
- The national Filipino Veterans Recognition and Education Project (FilVetREP) and its efforts to purchase Congressional Gold Medal replicas in bronze to present to living veterans and post-humously to surviving family members
- Costs in duplication, minting, and medal presentation ceremonies
- Education projects about Filipino Veterans of WWII
Co-Sponsors include FilVetREP Region 8, Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs, the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs, the Philippine Scouts Heritage Society/Calugas Chapter, the Asia Pacific Cultural Center, FANHS, Seattle and Tacoma Chapters, FilAmREACT, FCA, FilAm League of Pierce County and Bataan Corregidor Survivors Association and Their Families.