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Jersey City proclaims Sunday, May 25, 2014 as Santacruzan and Flores De Mayo Day

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The Santacruzan Presentation Ball was be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel - Newark, NJ (formerly the Sheraton Hotel).  CAM proudly presented this year's Reynas : Reyna Elena - Kirstie Baquiran,
Reyna de las Flores -Katrina Macalintal and Reyna del Cielo - Lauren Mercado. CAM was also honored to distinguish and present this

year's Hermanos y Hermanas Mayores : Marina Baisas (in memoriam), Maritess Enriquez, Maris Fandino, Ramona Gapasin, Rolando Lavarro, Rolando Macuja, Rebecca C. Rivera, MD, Rosalinda Rupel, Nida Valerio & Oscar Valerio. We would like to thank these prominent members of the Filipino community for their generous contributions to the Parish. The Ball was an evening of fine dining and dancing.  Among the highlights of the evening was the Proclamation from City of Jersey City Mayor, Steven Fulop. It was presented by Mayor's Aide, Doug Carlucci.  The Proclamation officially declared Sunday May 25, 2014 as “Santacruzan & Flores de Mayo Day” in Jersey City.

 

36th Santacruzan and Flores De Mayo and Street Fair 2014

On Sunday, May 25, 2014, Santacruzan day proper, as part of the festivities, CAM in cooperation with PACCAL (Pan American Concerned Citizens Action League 501(c) 3) will be celebrating the “Santacruzan and Flores de Mayo Street Fair 2014”, now on its 8th year. It will be an all day event complete with flea market type vendors, food concessions, booths for non-profit organizations, businesses and sponsors and all day games and activities for the children.

This year, we are proud to announce the Street Fair's long awaited move onto Manila Ave., expanding to three (3) city-wide blocks. It will now be located on Manila Ave. between First St. & Fourth St., Jersey City, NJ (10 am to 8 pm).The highlight of the day is the religious procession and the traditional celebration of the Santacruzan and Flores de Mayo  with the Hermanos & Hermanas Mayores, the Reynas and Sagalas.  The relic of the True Cross will also be brought during the procession. There will be a mass at St. Mary’s Church, Second St. corner of Erie St., Jersey City at 2:30 pm and the procession follows immediately after the mass. On stage performances (11am-2:30 pm & 5-8 pm) will feature celebrity performances, local youth talents, live bands, vocalists and cultural and modern dance troops. This yearly event is amongst the largest assembly of Filipinos of all ages, in the Northeast. Last year was attended by over 5,000 people. With the Street Fair's move to Manila Ave. this year, we anticipate attendance to double. We would like to recognize and give special thanks to TFC (The Filipino Channel - ABS-CBN), our major media sponsor and Jollibee our Silver Sponsor.

This event would not be possible without the generous support of the community. All are invited to join us at “SANTACRUZAN WARM UP DANCE” (Young Professional Mixer & Dance Party Fundraiser to Benefit the 36th Santacruzan & Flores de Mayo Street Fair 2014.) It will be held on Friday,  May 23, 2014 @ VB3 RESTAURANT & BAR located at 475 Washington Blvd., Jersey City NJ 07302 (corner of 6th St.) / Music by: DJ Nano / Doors open 10 pm /$10 donation at door / 21 & over / proper id required /valet parking.

If you are unavailable to attend and would like to donate please mail donations to: PACCAL, 380 Monmouth St., Jersey City, NJ 07302 (Checks payable to:“PACCAL”.)

 

 

For more information contact:

Sagalas & Escorts: Chato Cruz 917 554-1996, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Angels, Flower Girls & Escorts: Misty Tolentino 201 792-5371, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Souvenir Journal: Eloisa Porto 551-998-8528, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Street Fair / Vendors / Exhibitors / Sponsors: Joey Mayo 917 -656-9443, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; Linda Mayo 201 388-1260, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

General Services: Chuchi Calingasan 201 993-8352, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; Connie Kasilag 201 420-0387, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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2711 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07306 USA.

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