Wednesday, July 16, 2008

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa to visit BETERANO exhibit during Mayor's Service Day July 19th

Los Angeles: The Frontliners Media Group (FMG) in cooperation with the Filipino-American Services Group Inc(FASGI) cordially invite you to the second leg of the ‘BETERANO’ photo exhibit at LACC Leonardo Da Vinci Art Gallery which will formally open on Saturday, July 19, 2008 at 9:00 am.

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will be giving his support to the Filipino Veterans by viewing the BETERANO photo exhibit between the hours of 12:00 – 2:00 pm. Also expected to attend the opening will be U.S. Congressman Javier Becerra (California) and Councilman Eric Garcetti.

Join us and experience the continuing plight of our Filipino World War II heroes depicted thru these memorable collection of Black & White images that hope to bring awareness and show the urgency for support of the passage of the Filipino Veteran Equity Bill (SB.1315) now in the U.S. House of Representatives.

The ‘BETERANO’ photo exhibit will be a major part of the “Mayor’s Day of Service” on July 19, 2008 at Los Angeles City College. More than 500 community volunteers are expected to attend the event with information booths and entertainment from the City of Los Angeles.

The “Mayor’s Day of Service” on July 19 will mobilize the community for city pride led by local community groups in collaboration with the Mayor’s office. ( or call 213.922.9737)

The BETERANO photo exhibit will be at the Los Angeles City College ‘Leonardo Da Vinci Gallery’, 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA. 90029 starting July 19 to July 31, 2008 and will be open from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

The exhibit is open to the public. View the stunning collection of Black & White images of Filipino Veterans who not only fought for the cause of freedom but have been brave on their battle for their Veterans Benefits for more than 60 years.