She delivered an inspirational message encouraging the Filipino-American community leaders to support the upcoming 2nd US Midwest Youth Leaders in Diaspora (YouLeaD) Immersion Program, a joint project with the Commission on Filipinos Overseas that helps young Fil-American leaders discover their roots and embrace their heritage as part of their unique identity.  Consul General Gina A. Jamoralin also invited everyone to join the Kick-Off ceremony of Filipino American History Month (FAHM) on 03 October 2019 with a film showing of award winning Philippine movie “Signal Rock” directed by Filipino director Chito Roño. She also encouraged the organization (FASADP) to join the upcoming 2nd Paskuhan sa Chicago Planning meetings.

The highlight of the event was the Royal walk of Mrs. Marilyn Liwanag, FASADP’s 2017-2019, entrance of Mrs. Lualhati Mast, FASADP’s Mrs. DuPage, Mrs. Catalina Maranion, FASADP’s Mrs. Illinois, and Mrs Nell Frias, FASADP’s Mrs. Philippines. The celebration ended with the awarding of trophy, bouquet, pinning of sashes, and coronation of muses. END