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30 May 2013 – The Kalayaan Hall of the Philippine Center in New York was filled with youthful energy as the pioneer batch of graduates marched during the Philippine Graduation (P-Grad) last May 29, 2013. Co-sponsored by the Philippine Consulate General New York, Pilipino American Unity for Progress (UniPro) and National Federation of Filipino American Association (NaFFAA), the P-Grad honored a select number of Filipino and Fil-Am students who finished their degrees this year, while also contributing to the advancement of their communities in the tri-state area.

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Consul General Mario De Leon, Jr. (center) and Tourism Representative Mitchelle Dy (3rd from left) pose at the photo booth with the chefs from NYC-based Filipino restaurants during the Filipino Fiesta at the rooftop of the Bowery Hotel in Lower Manhattan, New York last May 21, 2013. The menu showcased signature dishes like Lechon, La Paz Batchoy, Fresh Lumpia, and Kinilaw prepared by the chefs of The Ugly Kitchen, Payag, Maharlika, Jeepney, Kuma Inn and Umi Nom. Drinks served, inspired by Filipino exotic produce such as ampalaya, mangoes and calamansi, provided refreshment to the 300 guests who attended. The event capped off the Manhattan Cocktail Classic 2013 series, celebrated annually in New York to highlight the diversity of the city through the cuisine and cocktails of different cultures.

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20 May 2013 – The Filipino community of Rochester in Upstate New York led by its President Ms. Amy Rivera, hosted the Consulate General in holding a consular outreach for the benefit of Filipinos living in Rochester, Albany, and Buffalo, New York last May 18. A total of 30 passport, 7 dual citizenship and 14 Reports of Marriage/ Birth and Notarial applications were processed by the Consulate General in the Rochester Public Library Hall where the outreach was held. END

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16 May 2013 – Consul General Mario De Leon and his spouse hosted dinner for Judge Lorna Schofield at the Official Residence last May 15 in recognition of her appointment as Article III Federal Judge in the Southern District Court of New York. She holds the distinction of being the first Filipino American to be appointed to this position.

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