Dr. Anita Jackson chosen as Reyna Elena 1 in Danao’s First Santa Cruzan

September 15, 2007

2007091505381469_1_original.JPGDAUSA President Dr. Anita-Cal Jackson, has been chosen among many participants as the Reyna Elena I in Danao’s first Santa Cruzan Celebration held in September.

2007091505381469_2_original.JPGThe Santa Cruzan was held at the Danao City Parish Church starting with a concelebrated mass and a long procession along the city’s regular procession route with all participants wearing very elaborate and expensive gowns. Anita was escorted by Dr. Julian Banzon, another Danawanon residing in Chicago, Illinois.

Some of the participants include Rose Canga, Tita Meca, Jesusa Arsenal along with some balikbayans including Elsa Banzon (Sacramento), Kay Durano (San Jose), Georgina Villareal (San Francisco), Naomi Seigrist (Switzerland) and many others. (I will insert the names of others as soon as I get the list).

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Danao Fiesta in Buena Park, CA this Saturday – COME JOIN THE FUN!

September 3, 2007

20070903162130504_1_original.jpgIt’s another Luau this Saturday and everyone will have that Hawaiian look at the 14th DAUSA Anniversary and annual fiesta celebration honoring Danao City’s patron saint, Santo Tomas de Villanueva.

The 2007 DAUSA Luau will be held this Saturday, 5:30 p.m., September 8, 2007 at the Buena Park Recreation Center, Buena Park, California. (Address: Buena Park Recreation Center, 8150 Knott Ave., Buena Park, CA. 90620.)

The celebration will start with a con-celebrated mass officiated by two Danawanon priests, Msgr. Pascual Ypil and Msgr. Alfeo. Both priests served for many years in our Santo Tomas de Villanueva parish

According to DAUSA President Dr. Anita Cal-Jackson donation to the Luau Dinner-Dance is only $25.00, per person which will go to the DAUSA Medical Mission scheduled on September 18 – 20 at the Danao General Hospital, Danao City, Philippines.

“We expect around 250 Danawanons at the our patron saint’s fiesta celebration, some coming from out-of-state and visiting Dananawons”, Anita said.

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