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13/09/2013: SF PCG CONDUCTS CONSULAR OUTREACH MISSION IN BOISE, IDAHO

Members of the Consular Outreach Mission leb by Consul Reginald Bernabe,
together with Mr. Ronilo  Ferrer, Ms. Glea Saunar, Ms. Jessele San Jose,
Mr. Michael Angeles and Mr. Ramon Lopez together with the officers, members
and volunteers of the local host organizer, the Filipino American Association of
Idaho, Inc. headed by its President Mr. Jim Lara and by the Chairman of the
Board of Director Mr. Ruben Manubay.

From August 30 to 31, a six-member  team from the  Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco conducted an outreach mission in Boise, Idaho  in partnership with the the Filipino American Association of Idaho, Inc.

Boise is the capital and most populous city of Idaho.  2010 US Census Statistics indicate that  from 1,614 Filipinos in 2000, there are  now approximately over 3,000 Filipinos living in that State.

Left Photo: Jim Lara, President and member, volunteers of the Filipino American Association of Idaho, welcome applicants
at the registration table.  Right Photo: Consul Bernabe leading dual citizenship applicants at the oath-taking ceremony.

The outreach mission saw applicants coming  not only from Boise and other parts of Idaho,  but also  from neighboring states who came to avail themselves of the consular services the six-member team extended such as,  passport renewal, notarials, civil registry, and dual citizenship services.

Left and Right Photos: Members of the Consular Outreach team at work processing documents while applicants eagerly await
their turn or be given their processed documents.

Conducted once every other year, this  outreach mission is the fourth outreach mission of the Consulate General in Idaho.  It is also the twenty-fifth outreach mission of the calendared  forty one outreach missions arranged for 2013.

For more information on forthcoming outreach missions for the rest of 2013, visit the  Consulate General’s webpage www.philippinessanfrancisco.org and click “ Schedule of Consular Outreach”.

Consul General Marciano A. Paynor, Jr  and the members of the Consulate General extend once more their appreciation to the community partners / organizers of its consular outreach missions for their cooperation and spirit of volunteerism towards the successful realization of these missions. “The support of our community partners is vital to our goal to reach out and assist our Kababayans through these outreach missionsConsul General Paynor emphasized.