Wednesday, May 3, 2017

ABS-CBN TFC Opens Doors to its New Daly City Office, Honors 2017 North America Gawad Geny Lopez Jr. Bayaning Pilipino Finalists

At the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Grand Opening of TFC’s new Daly City Office are, from left, Daly City Vice Mayor Juslyn Manalo, San Mateo County Supervisor for District 5 David Canepa, Philippine Consul General to San Francisco Henry Bensurto Jr., Daly City Mayor Glenn Sylvester, City Treasurer Daneca Halvorson, ABS-CBN Global COO Raffy Lopez, ABS-CBN North America Managing Director Olivia De Jesus, ABS-CBN Corporation COO, Broadcast Cory Vidanes, and ABS-CBN Head of Integrated News and Current Affairs Ging Reyes. (Photo by Neil Enriquez)


The merry month of May has started but April was quite a memorable month for ABS-CBN International as it held the grand opening of its new TFC Headquarters at 2001 Junipero Serra, Suite 200, Daly City, California and recognized the finalists of the Youth and Organization Heroes categories of the 2017 North America Gawad Geny Lopez Jr. Bayaning Pilipino.  The winners for both categories will be chosen and announced later this May and will fly to the Philippines to attend the National Awarding Ceremony at the ABS-CBN Broadcasting Complex in Manila.



Meanwhile, here are snapshots of the event festivities:

Fr. Mark Reburiano of St. Isabella’s Parish officiated the blessing of the new TFC Office. Leading the procession
were ABS-CBN Regional HR Director Budith Asuncion-Palmero and Global HR Officer Veronica Peralta. (Photo by Neil Enriquez)

The procession ended with the blessing of the TFC Store on the ground floor of 2001 DC Station, Daly City.  Fr. Mark Reburiano officiated as the following officers from left looked on: ABS-CBN Global Head of Marketing and concurrent ABS-CBN North America Head of Marketing Pam Castillo, San Mateo County Supervisor for District 5 David Canepa, ABS-CBN North America Managing Director Olivia De Jesus, Philippine Consul General to San Francisco Henry Bensurto Jr., ABS-CBN Global COO Raffy Lopez, ABS-CBN Corporation COO, Broadcast Cory Vidanes, Daly City Vice Mayor Juslyn Manalo, Daly City Mayor Glenn Sylvester, and ABS-CBN North America Head of Product Operations and Business Unit Head for Cargo and Retail Kerwin Du.
(Photo by Neil Enriquez)

Cheerfully picking up the lucky coins thrown at the TFC store blessing were Daly City Vice Mayor Juslyn Manalo, ABS-CBN Star Magic talents Xian Lim and Kim Chiu. (Photo by Neil Enriquez)

Actor and singer Xian Lim does a selfie at the TFC Store with Ambassador Manuel M. Lopez and wife Maritess, UGAT Foundation Executive Director Fr. Nilo Tanalega, SJ,
and ABS-CBN Special Projects Consultant and Project Head for Bayaning Pilipino Chit Guerrero. (Photo by Neil Enriquez)

At the TFC Store blessing are, from left, ABS-CBN Corporation COO, Broadcast Cory Vidanes, ABS-CBN Head of Integrated News and Current Affairs Ging Reyes,
Maritess Lopez and Ambassador Manuel M. Lopez. (Photo by Neil Enriquez)

Filipino diplomats Ambassador Manuel M. Lopez and Philippine Consul General to San Francisco Henry Bensurto Jr.
found time to catch up with each other at the event. (Photo by Neil Enriquez)

ABS-CBN Global Head of Events and concurrent ABS-CBN North America Head of Ad Sales, Events & Trade Marketing Ricky Resurreccion
escorts ABS-CBN Star Magic talent Liza Soberano to the new TFC Office in Daly City. (Photo by RCLao)

ABS-CBN Star Magic love team Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil get praises for their work from Fr. Mark Reburiano, Philippine Deputy Consul General to San Francisco Jaime Ramon Ascalon and wife Cecilia as ABS-CBN North America Regional IT Operations Head Marvin Sanchez, ABS-CBN Global Head of HR Vic Nuguid and ABS-CBN Global Head of Customer Service & Supply Chain Management Emma Endaya pass by. (Photo by Neil Enriquez)

Newly appointed ABS-CBN Canada Country Manager and concurrent ABS-CBN Global Business Unit Head for Carriage Jun Del Rosario enjoys a chat
with Vice President of Affiliate Sales and Marketing Michael Scott of International Media Distribution, an NBCUniversal company. (Photo by RCLao)

City Council Member of Daly City Mike Guingona and San Mateo County Supervisor for District 5 David Canepa
were among the local officials who graced the event. (Photo by RCLao)

Representing the Philippine Consulate in San Francisco are, from left, Deputy Consul General Jaime Ramon Ascalon, wife Cecilia, Consul General Henry Bensurto Jr
and his wife Mariza and son Matthew. (Photo by RCLao)

ABS-CBN Star Magic talents at the event include, from left, Jodi Sta. Maria, Liza Soberano, Janella Salvador, Eric Nicolas and Arci Munoz.  Shown at the back
are ABS-CBN Global Chief Finance Officer Edgardo Garcia (partially hidden) and ABS-CBN Global Head of Business Development Enrique Olives. (Photo by RCLao)

Enjoying a selfie during cocktails are, from left, ABS-CBN North America Regional IT Operations Head Marvin Sanchez, ABS-CBN Global Head of Marketing and concurrent North America Head of Marketing Pam Castillo, ABS-CBN North America Head of Sales & Distribution Ray Olano, ABS-CBN Foundation International Managing Director Jerry Bennet, actor Coco Martin and ABS-CBN Corporation COO, Broadcast Cory Vidanes. (Photo by RCLao)

Catching up at the cocktail reception are ABS-CBN Global Head of Theatricals John-D Lazatin with ABS-CBN Global Raffy Lopez’s family, wife Gaucha and daughter Tyrese. (Photo by RCLao)

Delighted by the surprise visit of popular ABS-CBN actor Coco Martin, care of ABS-CBN Corporation COO, Broadcast Cory Vidanes and ABS-CBN Dreamscape Entertainment Television Head Deo Endrinal, are ABS-CBN Corporation Chief Finance Officer Aldrin Cerrado, ABS-CBN North America Managing Director Olivia De Jesus, and ABS-CBN Global COO Raffy Lopez. (Photo by Neil Enriquez)

Hosting the evening program was popular news and magazine talk show celebrity Ginger Conejero, shown here introducing the video, “TFC: Home in Daly City” on the giant screen.  Providing the spoken word ode in the video is community activist and hip hop artist Nomi.  To watch the video, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEmsbjbcE8Q

ABS-CBN Global COO Raffy Lopez joyfully fist pumps when introduced during the program as the guests applaud enthusiastically. (Photo by RCLao)

Providing sterling entertainment during and after the program are, from left, ABS-CBN Star Magic US Tour celebrities Eric Nicolas, Darren Espanto and Sam Milby, Los Angeles-based jazz artists Melissa Morgan and Michael Cody Dear. (Photos by Neil Enriquez, Franz Bonifacio and RCLao).

Los Angeles-based Filipino Jazz legend Tateng Katindig wowed everyone with his solo and live piano accompaniment to performances at the event. (Photo by Franz Bonifacio)


Honoring the finalists for the Youth Heroes Category of the 2017 North America Gawad Geny Lopez Bayaning Pilipino: From left, Mrs. Conchita Taylor-Lopez, Ambassador Manuel Lopez, Global Integrated Contact Facilities Chairman and CEO Beaver Lopez, finalists Brendan Flores of Jacksonville, Florida, Loizza Aquino of Winnipeg, Canada and Michael Bautista of Edmonton, Canada, ABS-CBN show creator and motion graphics artist Ramon Lopez, ABS-CBN Global COO Raffy Lopez and UGAT Foundation Executive Director Fr. Nilo Tanalega, SJ.
(Photo by Neil Enriquez)

Honoring the finalists for the Organization Heroes Category of the 2017 North America Gawad Geny Lopez Bayaning Pilipino: From left, ABS-CBN Special Projects Consultant and Project Head for Bayaning Pilipino Chit Guerrero, ABS-CBN Head of Integrated News and Current Affairs Ging Reyes, ABS-CBN Corporation COO, Broadcast Cory Vidanes, ABS-CBN North America Managing Director Olivia De Jesus, finalists Eric Solano of Parangal Dance Company, Michael Tayag of PAWIS, Jose Chan of Building Lives for Better Future, Jovelyn Inocando of Filipino Women’s League, ABS-CBN Global COO Raffy Lopez and UGAT Foundation Executive Director Fr. Nilo Tanalega, SJ. (Photo by Neil Enriquez)

ABS-CBN North America Managing Director Olivia De Jesus delivered the Closing Remarks and thanked everyone for attending. (Photo by Franz Bonifacio)

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