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18/07/2013: SF PCG Conducts 2nd Consular Outreach in Anchorage, Alaska

Members of the San Francisco Consular Outreach Team  pose with some of   the volunteer members from  the Filipino Community of Anchorage  who assisted  the team,   as well as applicants during  the Consular Outreach Mission held from July 5-7  2013

From July  5-7 , 2013   the Philippines Consulate General in San Francisco conducted  a  Consular Outreach Mission  in Anchorage, Alaska - the second outreach to be held in for  city by the  Consulate General.. It was co-organized with the valuable assistance of various Filipino American community leaders and volunteers from various organizations in  Anchorage.

(Left Photo ) Applicants  patiently await their turn to be serviced by Consular Outreach members (middle photo);  Consul Bernabe with  Dual Citizenship applicants as they render the Oath of Allegiance (right photo)

The  5-member consular team extended a total of  392   services for Passport, Notarials and Legalization, Civil Registry and Dual Citizenship at the three day outreach mission. . e,   Together with some Filipino community leaders the Consular Outreach Team  also had the  opportunity to visit offices and meet some Alaska officials during their stay in Anchorage such as those from the Office of U.S. Senator Mark Begich, State Representatives Lindsey Holmes, Gabrielle LeDoux and Anchorage  Mayor Dan Sullivan.

Consul Bernabe and  Members of the Consular Outreach team and Filipino Community members with State Director Susanne Fleek and Thelma Snow-Jackson , Community Liaison Officer of the Office of US Senator Mark Begich.(left photo); with  State Representatives Gabriel Ledoux  and Lyndsey Holmes (Middle Photo) and with  Mayor Dan Sullivan of anchorage (right photo).

In its desire to reach out and assist Kababayans, the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco  endeavors to  hold  Consular Outreach Missions in various locales under its  ten state jurisdiction.    Alaska is home to   25,424 Filipinos, approximately 3.8 % of the total State population of 719,231 , nearly half of them, 12,738,  live in Anchorage.

Consul General Paynor  reiterates the Consulate General’s deep appreciation to community leaders and volunteers for the assistance and cooperation they extend to the Consulate General  towards the successful conduct of its Consular Outreach Mission.