DR. PROSPERO A. LIM
The Philippine Independence Day Council, Inc. (PIDCI) elections for President and seven members of the Board of Directors are scheduled at the Philippine Center at 556 Fifth Avenue, between 45th and 46th Streets, in New York, NY 10036-5002 on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The PIDCI Committee on Elections 2016, headed by Board Director Raul S. Estrellado, has reviewed the Certificates of Candidacy that have been received and is pleased to announce that lone candidate for re-election as President is Dr. Prospero A. Lim.
There are four candidates who are vying for seven seats that are being vacated on the Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors candidates are Anthony Bautista, Rose Richman, Nonoy Rafael and Levy Tejada.
The PIDCI plans, organizes, produces, executes, manages, directs and presents the annual commemoration of Philippine Independence in New York City.
This includes the Independence Day Parade, Street Fair and Cultural Festival, the Mrs. Kalayaan and Diwa Ng Kalayaan Pageants, the PIDCI Grand Marshal Gala and the Philippine Independence Ball.
The PIDCI member organizations are highly encouraged to exercise their right to vote on election day — Oct. 1, 2016.