Children's Workshop and
Munting Tinig Choir

Director: Jojo Agoncillo Ramos

Philippine Center
Munting Tinig Choir

Dr. Violeta A. Singson,
Founding Manager
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Philippine Center

(414) 342-1400
Medical Director:
Violeta A. Singson, MD
Clinic Administrator:
Linda Ramos
Nursing Director:
Zen Edralin, RN
Volunteer Coordinator:
Mareta Prill

The Free Clinic is normally open
nd and 4th Saturday of each month. Since 2000, the number of FMC patients have grown to 3,256 who had been seen 12,159 times. Free medical services by volunteer physicians headed by Dr. Violeta Singson, have to date amounted to $2,352,666 including medication and laboratory services calculated from 2010.

PCCCF Mission Statement

As citizens of this community, we have partaken of its material and spiritual wealth. Through its benevolence, we have shared with its greatness and now enjoy a way of life that allows us to help alleviate the sufferings of this largely impoverished and troubled world. Therefore, we, Filipino-Americans and our friends of this community, have established the Philippine Cultural and Civic Center Foundation Inc. Through this foundation, which aims to construct a building to house some activities of the community, we hope to bring to the American consciousness the richness of our background, as well as the significance of our contributions to this country. In addition, we also aim to provide services of a civic nature which would, otherwise, be difficult, or too costly , for some people to obtain. And, above all, it is our fervent hope that through this foundation we will help raise generations of citizens who will continue to contribute to the greatness of America and help mold its moral conscience.

UPAAW website: http://www.upaaw.org


January 2015

Philippine Center Update

2014 has been a hectic and successful year for the Philippine Center. The Center has been the venue for happy occasions like the 85th birthday anniversary of the PCCCF Honorary Trustee Norma C Clemente, retirement party for Zen Edralin, FMC Nursing Director, and the PNAWI Spooktacular Fest and memorials celebrating the 40th day death anniversary of Dr. Ramon Agor, a valued and loved physician volunteer at the Philippine Center Free Medical Clinic (FMC) and the death of Grady de La Cruz.

UPAAW highlighted their 40th Anniversary at the Philippine Center with a cultural exhibit and a symposium on Jose Rizal presented by Philippine Deputy Consul General Romulo Victor Israel Jr. Dignitaries UP President Alfredo Pascual and wife Carmen visited the Philippine Center and received the additional PCCCF donation for the UP Tacloban students affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

The most memorable and historical event for the Philippine Center happened on September 27, 2014 when the Philippine Flag was officially raised with the American Flag with full military honors by the American Legion Post 416, in front of the Philippine Center, signifying the partnership between the Philippine Cultural and Civic Center Foundation (PCCCF) and the Milwaukee County Parks Department (MCPD). (Visit our website at www.philippinecenter.com for videos and pictures of this historical event.)

Special thanks go to the Officers and Board Members of the PCCCF, the Munting Tinig Choir and members of our Filipino Community and supporters who participated in this memorable and historic celebration. Let us all be proud.

Save the Date: The 9th PCCCF Elieser B. Suson Memorial Golf Tournament
will be held on Sunday, August 30, 2015, at the Ironwood Golf Course.

The presence of Philippine Vice Consul Ricarte Abejuela III, City of Greenfield Mayor Mike Neitzke, County Supervisor John Weishan Jr., Milwaukee County Parks Director John Dargle, Executive Director Kaye Garcia of the Forest Co., Potawatomi Foundation, Former Vice President Jim Marks of Greater Milwaukee Foundation and presently United Way Consultant and Linda McFerrin, Vice President of United Way validated the positive impact that the Filipinos have contributed to Milwaukee County. Our special guests commented that our Philippine Center is a Place of Giving. Milwaukee County Executive Director Chris Abele honored the PCCCF thru Parks Director John Dargle, with a Certificate of Appreciation, highlighting our partnership and programs such as the Free Medical Clinic, Health Fair, Children’s Workshop and Literacy.

Consulate on Wheels at the Philippine Center
The Philippine Consulate in Chicago led by Consul General Generoso D.G. Calonge came last November 15, 2014 and provided consular services. Applicants saved the trip to Chicago and had their applications for dual citizenship, passport and visa, birth and marriage registration, and voters registration for the May 2016 Philippine Presidential election processed. They were also able to have their documents officially notarized.

Philippine Consul General Generoso D.G. Calonge
with Gerry and Jojo Ramos and the
Siy family who availed of the Consulate on Wheels services

Typhoon Haiyan Victims Relief and Rehabilitation

The PCCCF continues to thank the community for its support to the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Donations are still welcome.

Our sincere gratitude go to Renee and Don Mondano (Cebu Coordination & Medical Mission) and to BelindaTenorio and her children (Tacloban Church Fund Raising & Coordination).

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September 2015

Philippine Center Activities

Learn how to speak Tagalog

When: Saturdays, October 10/17/24/31 and Nov 7, @10:00 -11:30 AM
Where: The Philippine Center at the Zablocki Park
3717 W. Howard Ave., Greenfield, WI 53221
Fee: $25.00 for the entire session to cover for book/syllabus.

Register with Jojo Ramos @ diwa@wi.rr.com or at (414) 423-0901



Saturday, October 3rd @8:00 am 3717 W. Howard
Avenue, Greenfield, WI 53221
This is a two kilometer, untimed, non-competitive race. The idea is to take part in a healthy activity and have a blast doing it.
There will be color stations along the route as well as color toss photo shoot at the end of the race. After the race there will
be plenty of activities so stay around for more Health Fair fun.
There are only two rules:
1. Wear white at the starting line.
2. Finish plastered in color!


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Basic Computing and Internet Tools

Do you want to learn some basic computing skills and get connected to the internet cloud? Do you want to discover several tools for your day-to-day use and not having to pay for it? In addition, would you like to learn some tips and tricks on creating simple to amazing documents that you can save and store in the "cloud" for easy access anytime and anywhere you are? If interested, sign up for the free Basic Computing and Internet Tools class offered thru PCCCF's Fall 2015 Activities.

Cost: Free
When: Oct 29th (Thursday) @ 6 PM ; Nov 5th (Thursday) @ 6PM
Where: The Philippine Center at Zablocki Park, 3717 W Howard Ave, Greenfield, WI 53221

Instructor: Ike Pahm, IT Manager UWM Foundation and President UPAA-WI

To reserve a spot, please contact Ike Pahm at igpjazz@gmail.com on or before October 16th


Wisconsin Wonderland

Wisconsin is a great place for people, but what do animals do when the temperature drops? This 45-minute show includes “A Winter’s Tail,” a musical about how animals survive in Wisconsin during the cold winter months. Then, follow two migrating songbirds as they travel from Wisconsin to the tropics in “Journey to the Rich Coast.” This musical shows the challenges of bird migration and what kids can do from home to help birds along their way. Concepts presented include Wisconsin habitat preservation, animal adaptations, hibernation, migration, rainforests and more! Most appropriate for grades 1-5 and families with children of all ages.
**Sponsored by the PCCCF Children's Literacy Program