George G. Gange

Filipino receives the Jefferson Awards

The Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco is pleased to announce that Filipino community leader Mr. George G. Gange is the latest recipient of the Jeffersons Awards on a local level.

Mr. Gange has been serving the Filipino community in the Bay area for almost a decade through his rondalla music, fundraising efforts, and voluntary service for the Filipino American WWII veterans. Recently, he and his group, the Fil-Am Veterans Rondalla, were able to raise more than $2,000 to assist rehabilitation efforts in the Philippines for the victims of typhoon Ondoy. Through his leadership, the FilAm Veterans Rondalla was also able to raise funds for student scholarships, memorial services with full military honors for Filipino American WWII veterans, other disaster relief efforts, and rondalla musical training, among others.

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