All set for benefit concert on Saturday; Net proceeds to build public washrooms, water system in Philippines

More public washrooms and water systems are to be built in the Philippines with funding coming from the net proceeds of a benefit concert on Saturday, October 14, in Edmonton.

Organized by the Dabawenyos Cultural Assistance Society, tickets are only sold at $25 that will include snacks.

“We organized events every year to help those who are in need of basic services in the Philippines,” said Robert Torrejon, president of the organization.

The benefit concert will feature the Jess Valdez Switch Band and Jam for a Cause starting at 7 p.m. at the OTS Hall, 2104 156 Street.

To cover the expenses for the one-night concert, Wheaton Honda, Park Pinoy/Park Mazda, Dorothy Cornel/Ryan Paluca, Quality Sleep Care/Alberta Medical/Medicus Clinic, Dental Oasis & Swish Dental, WFG World Financial Group (4803 87 Street), Max’s Restaurant, Rainbow Vacuum and Filipino Drives came in as major sponsors.

Backing the event too are minor sponsors Wefix Autoglass, Emilio’s Inasal, Mama Nita’s, Kuya Allan’s Lechon, Clearcut Insurance – Christina Rufino, Tambayan ni Kabayan, Prestige Vision, Kangen – Jeff Torregosa and Right Choice Camps & Catering Ltd and donors Turo-Turo, Remelie’s, Food D’licious, SGF Travel and Tours, Jen Rubang, Panciteria, Greatway, Sunfreight Cargo, Star Express, Renerey Ltd. and Julie’s Bakeshop.

“We are really thankful to our sponsors for their help,” said Torrejon.(pinoy edmonton news)


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