KELSEY MERRITT MAKES SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SWIMSUIT 2019 ROOKIE CLASS

Supermodel Kelsey Merritt can add Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model to her rapidly increasing list of credits. Merritt is one of several beauties who have made the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2019 rookie class. She joins New England Patriots cheerleader Camille Kostek, plus size model Hunter McGrady and Bret Michaels’ daughter Raine Michael. Kelsey auditioned for the magazine this past October saying,

“I really want to be a Sports Illustrated model because I love how confident the models are and I want to show everyone who is looking at these pictures and reading the magazine that they can also be confident in their own skin.”

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue is scheduled to come out in May.

Merritt also shared several behind the scenes videos of her photoshoot for Sports Illustrated on her Instagram Account.

FILIPINO AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS IN CARSON, CALIFORNIA

October marks Filipino American History Month and once again, the city of Carson will be holding several events throughout the month in celebration.

fahm2.jpg

Kicking things off is the 9th Annual Filipino American History Month Celebration happening on Saturday October 6th from 9am – 12pm at the CJMM Community Center in Carson. The celebration will include special appearances by Fe De Los Reyes & Miguel Vera, along with musical performances by Shekinah Austria, Therese Masangcay Jason Farol, Jeserey Sanchez, Charishma Marquez, Shane Selloria, SCULB PCN, and Kindreds of Carson Dance.

Awards will also be presented to seven outstanding Filipinos: Florante Ibanez, Rose Ibanez, & Arturo Garcia for Community Leadership: Paolo Roca and Matheo Leuterio for Youth Achievement; and LCDR Edgardo Labao and Deputy Melvin Castro for Heroism.

filamsgottalent.jpg

October 16th the FACC-SLAA will present FilAms Got Talent, a dance group competition happening from 1pm – 4pm in the Center Court of the SouthBay Pavilion Mall in Carson. The top 3 dance groups will receive cash prizes.

The following weekend, October 20th is the Leyte Landing Commemoration & Walkathon at the Carson Community Center to commemorate the 74th Anniversary of the Leyte Landing. Following the commemoration and walkathon will be the FilAm Medical, Health, Sports & Wellness Day at the Southbay Pavilion. Medical Practitioners, Nutritionists and various vendors will be on hand for the public.

Flyer-Larry Itliong Day 2018.jpg

Closing the month long celebration is the 9th Annual Larry Itliong Day Parade & Festival which will be held at Veterans Park in Carson. The parade will feature Filipino organizations, followed by guest speakers including Johnny Itliong, Cesar Chavez’ son, Fernando Chavez and Roger Gadiano. Awards will be presented to Ivy Quicho and the late Dr. Dawn Mabalon. Musical Performances and the announcement of the Larry Itliong poster contest winners will also be part of the celebration.

GUINNESS WORLD RECORD FOR MAKING SLIME

UPDATE  : Congratulations to the City of Carson for setting a   Guinness World Record  ! The 2nd annual Community Friendship Day event brought in over 900 participants in becoming the most people making slime simultaneously.  For more info on the record breaking event you can head to -       http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/news/commercial/2018/8/californian-city-community-comes-together-to-set-massive-slime-making-record-535163    ******************************************************************************  If you’re looking for a unique, family friendly and fun way to spend your 4th of July weekend in Southern California, then how about celebrating Community Friendship Day on Sunday July 1st at Carson Park? This year, in addition to the very popular annual event, you have the opportunity to be a part of the Guinness World Record.  The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce South Bay Los Angeles Area (FACC-SLAA) and the City of Carson will attempt to hold a Guinness World Records title for the most people making slime simultaneously. (You do not have to a resident of Carson to take part in this project).  For more information, you can call 310-830-4925 and to register or be a part of this event, you can sign up at any Carson Park.  Since the beginning, FACC-SLAA has been Carson’s partner and organizer for the Friendship Day event. This year, Community Friendship Day will occur on Sunday July 1st from 11am to 3pm at Caron Park which is located on 21411 Orrick Avenue, Carson, CA 90745.

UPDATE: Congratulations to the City of Carson for setting a Guinness World Record! The 2nd annual Community Friendship Day event brought in over 900 participants in becoming the most people making slime simultaneously.

For more info on the record breaking event you can head to - http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/news/commercial/2018/8/californian-city-community-comes-together-to-set-massive-slime-making-record-535163

******************************************************************************

If you’re looking for a unique, family friendly and fun way to spend your 4th of July weekend in Southern California, then how about celebrating Community Friendship Day on Sunday July 1st at Carson Park? This year, in addition to the very popular annual event, you have the opportunity to be a part of the Guinness World Record.

The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce South Bay Los Angeles Area (FACC-SLAA) and the City of Carson will attempt to hold a Guinness World Records title for the most people making slime simultaneously. (You do not have to a resident of Carson to take part in this project).

For more information, you can call 310-830-4925 and to register or be a part of this event, you can sign up at any Carson Park.

Since the beginning, FACC-SLAA has been Carson’s partner and organizer for the Friendship Day event. This year, Community Friendship Day will occur on Sunday July 1st from 11am to 3pm at Caron Park which is located on 21411 Orrick Avenue, Carson, CA 90745.