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.