San Francisco, Calif. – Eight Filipino Americans, including California state assembly member Rob Bonta, have been selected as the Bay Area’s Distinguished Citizens for their outstanding contributions in their respective fields.
San Francisco nonprofit West Bay Pilipino Multi-Service is honoring eight outstanding Filipino Americans in a benefit luncheon and auction on June 22, Saturday at the Hotel Intercontinental on Howard St., San Francisco.
West Bay’s board of directors and officers selected eight outstanding leaders to serve as role models and mentors to Filipino youth in underserved communities. The awardees will be paired with, and will mentor eight outstanding students from West Bay’s afterschool program.
The awardees are as follows:
The event is presented by Clearchannel Outdoor together with Hotel Intercontinental San Francisco, and supported by Financial Rescue LLC, Pacific Gas and Electric Company and the San Francisco Filipino American Chamber of Commerce.
Proceeds from the event will benefit West Bay’s Academic Enrichment and Mentorship Program, which provides afterschool help to students from K-12 in underserved communities.
Tickets are at $100 and can be obtained at (415) 564-6262 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, contact West Bay’s executive director Rudy Asercion at (415) 933-4636