Jul 212014

Myrna Aquitana_LighthouseFil-Am KTLA-TV News anchor Cher Calvin and Fox News TV personality Tony Cabrera will both host the 2014 Miss Philippines USA 2014, to be held on Sunday, July 27, 2014, 6 p.m. at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, 320 South Mission Drive, San Gabriel, California 91776.

Pageant Producer and Creative Director Lou Razon of Lou Razon Designs, the mission of Miss Philipines USA (MPUSA) is to “develop the finest ambassadors of goodwill and role models for Filipino American women, to raise scholarship funds, to bring awareness on Filipino culture and become an advocate of education through charities that promote education.”

The pageant’s long term objective is for the pageant’s Fil-Am winners to be recognized by participating in other worldwide and international pageant competitions.

Cher Calvin (photo courtesy of http://ktla.com/)

Cher Calvin (photo courtesy of http://ktla.com/)

The 26 candidates vying for the title of Miss Philippines USA 2014 are:Samantha Antonio, Dana Bondoc, Kayla Cabral, Jorgette Chuang, Jessica Duhay, Rochelle Fajardo, Mariah Fulinara, Crystal Gungon, Janelle Henzon, Lexus Lagumbay, Czarmaine Landicho, Daianne Malinis, Hannah Marte, Hellena Marte, Katherine Matheny, Dominique Mihaljevic, Monica Morales, Victoria Obiniana, Jaylee Orpiana, Suzanne Perez, Mikaella Reamico, Olive Regis, Katrina Saluta, Aislinn Sebastian, Irani Tinio and Leah Marie Vergara.

Since 2012, MPUSA has served the Filipino community by participating in various charitable events such as: the Breast Cancer Walk, Historic Filipinotown Festival & 5K RUn, Philippine Typhoon Telethos on KTLA-TV, Fashion For A Cause benefitting the ABS CBN

Fpoundation, Kapamilya 5 K Run, FACCOC Golf Tournament furndraiser, Black and White Benefit Show for the typhoon victims, Kalayaan Independence Day and the Carson Gawad Kalinga event.

The staff of the Miss Philippines USA 2014 organization thanks the following sponsors: Cerritos and South Coast Mitsubishi, (presenting sponsors), West Magnolia Medical Center, Image Spa MD, Refresh Aesthetics and Lifestyle, Lay Bare, Dermskin, Michael Deliguin Photography, Tesoro’s Diamonds, Rated Chic, Wet Swimwear,  Life Clothing, MJR Creative Strategies, Max’s of Manila, Robert Ryan Photography, Leelin Bakery, Lay Bare, White Rabbit Food Truck, Stardancer Dance Studio, Fantv, Joel Hornilla Photography, Res Vinzon Photography, V Entertainment, IM Producvtions, Rex Vincent Photography, Fiesta Fast Food, California Trinity University and Discover Burbank.

For information on the July 27th pageant, call: 818/242-2088 or log on to the website at: www.missphilusa.com.

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