The Council For Filipino American Association of Central Florida…Serves the Community


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In response to an overwhelmingneed for Consular services, the Council For Filipino American Organizations, otherwise known as CFAO partnered with the Philippine Embassy, Washington D.C. in the conduct of another Consular Outreach held on September 27 and 28, 2014 at the Marks Senior Center, Orlando Florida.

For two consecutive days, the Consular Outreach Team worked with frenetic speed to accomplish the scheduled appointments. Headed by Mr. Emil Fernandez, Consul General, the rest of the Consular Team composed of Joey Macalula, Eden Regalado, Carol Castaneda, Cynthia Tayam, and Aurora Real provided services to 386 Filipino immigrants, and Filipino- Americans. Breakdown of services is as follows: passport processing, 298; Dual Citizenship processing and Oath Taking, 68; and legalization (of documents), 30.

The CFAO volunteer team is composed of Val F. Dagani, Jr., Mario Ordona, Leilani Fontanilla, Julieann Cruz, Naty Ordona, Tess Snow, Lita Martija, Jeanette O’Meara, Rey Curva, Ray Reynolds, Steven Bongolan, Ric and Marietta Gazmin, Romy de la Paz, Eva Vorce and Rose Curtis .