UPAASF Officers Meet ConGen Paynor

The University of the Philippines Alumni Association of San Francisco (UPAASF) recently held their Induction of new officers and board members for 2013-14. The officers paid a courtesy call on Consul-General Marciano Paynor Jr. at the Philippine Consulate General on March 14, 2013. They briefed him on their new projects that would benefit the Filipino American youth, including the establishment of a Philippine Heritage Learning Institute and a Mentoring Program in Science and Tech. They also announced their 2-week Filipino Cultural Immersion Camps for the Fil Am students this summer in San Francisco and the East Bay.

ConGen Paynor also extended the invitation to UPAASF members to join the One of its Kind Tour to the Philippines from July 9-12, 2013. Led by Philippine officials, the basic tour will include trips to historical sites in Manila and a lunch with President Benigno Aquino III. For details contact the Philippine Consulate General at (415)-433-6666 ext. 314 or email info@philippinessanfrancisco.org.