The hot heat did not stop anyone to drive up to the hills in the City of West Covina, CA., where serenity and history was been made with the official launch and signing of a book the every one wanted to get a copy of it and be part of it’s history.
On Sunday, July 29, 2012 Author Lourdes Duque Baron, MHA, MSG, hosted Official “Scripted In Heaven” book launch and signing at the Convent of the Trinitarians of Mary located at 3009 East Cameron Ave.,West Covina, CA 91791 from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Joining Lourdes Duque Baron was Mother Lillie and the Sisters of the Trinitarians of Mary at their newest convent in West Covina, California. With the attendance of close to 300 people that attended the red carpet event, which included many doctors from different medical fields coming even from Chicago to support book author Lourdes D. Baron and her husband Dr. Robinson V. Baron.
Some of the attendees were Dr. Cary Presant, Book Editor Paolo M. Manuel, Venus Herbito, Carol Diaz, Dr. Leilanie Mon, Dr. Richard Mon, Dr. Crispin See, Dr. William Choctaw, Dr. Franklin Cabebe, Benny Uy, Lydia V. Solis, Stella Gomez and many more.
“Yesterday was very hot in West Covina, But the turn out was Huge. Thank you very much. It was a Celestial Success. Thank you, I love you guys.” said Author Lourdes Duque Baron, MHA, MSG from Scripted In Heaven. (Please click on the photos to view regular size)
The event program featured inspirational speeches from various physicians, various singing live performances by Shay Louise, Fil-Am Dot Nesst and Dr. Fred Quevedo, the book signing, catered food, refreshments and oh course an after-party. The event emcee was Norma Jean A. Eustaquio (Photojournalist of Scripted In Heaven). Author Lourdes Duque Baron, MHA, MSG., made an emotional speech thanking all the physicians, friends, fans and supporters for been there to support her event.
Celebrity photographer, actor, writer Travis Jourdain reported on lasplash.com that “The guests were in great spirit and really seem to enjoy themselves. There was also a red carpet that many people participated to get photographed and capture the memory of this wonderful day. Followed by the book signing where over 100 books of Scripted In Heaven were purchased and signed personally by Lourdes Duque Baron.”
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Per book author Lourdes Duque Baron: For those people who were not make it to the official Scripted in Heaven book launching and signing event with Mother Lillie and the Sisters of the Trinitarians of Mary in West Covina, California, can purchase online the Special Hardcover Limited Edition for $50.00 + Tax and Shipping athttp://scriptedinheaven.com/ or call (888) 882-9946 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Digital/E-Book also will be available soon. Also more book signings will be held in Southern California and including in the Philippines.
About Scripted In Heaven: Scripted in Heaven is a story about the physical and metaphysical healing of Dr. Robinson V. Baron. It is a story of a surgeon who believes he is invincible. When the misguided night of his soul succumbs to the relentless, illicit carnal seductions and lures him to the cesspool of mortal sins, he ‘meets’ Padre Pio da Pietrelcina, who’s been dead for over 29 years, and encounters a saving grace that delivers him from the portals of perdition. For more informationvisit http://scriptedinheaven.com/
About Author Lourdes Duque Baron, MHA, MSG: Lourdes Duque Baron, MHA, MSG, is a Catholic baby boomer and the wife of Dr, Robinson V. Baron. Upon embarking on this incredible journey, she has dedicated her life to spreading the message of Padre Pio. For more information visit her officialblog at http://scriptedinheaven.wordpress.com/
Photos credit to: Travis Jourdain, Five Minute Photos for World Wide Vital Marketing & Public Relations & Diversity News Publications
Sources: Examiner.com, LASplash.com, DiversityNewsPublications.com
Editor’s Note: Article first published on August 11, 2012 on Examiner.com at http://www.examiner.com/article/author-lourdes-duque-baron-official-scripted-heaven-book-signing-a-success
Esteban Escobar aka Steven Escobar Receives Humanitarian Award at the 2012 International Noble Awards
On Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Diversity News Publications announced that Esteban Escobar (Journalist, reporter, editor, columnist, writer, producer, director, publicist, radio personality, accounts receivable specialist and philanthropist) aka Steven Escobar received Humanitarian Award at the International Noble Awards 2012.
Steven Escobar received his award at Kundirana 2012 Gala Concert & International Noble Awards Event benefiting World Medical Missions and De La Salle’s Bahay Pag-Asa. The event was held on Sunday, April 22, 2012 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at The Celebrity Center located at 5930 Franklin Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90028. The masters of ceremonies were Norma Jean Eustaquio and Lisa Cadano. General tickets for the event were $10.00 at the door.
“Thank Lou Baron president of Celestial Productions and producer of Kundirana 2012 Gala Concert and The International Noble Awards for my award. Thank you to Molly Hollywood for coming to cover event for Diversity News Magazine and oh course Thank you to Kitty Pleasant for coming to support me, Thank You all for the congratulations messages, calls and text messages, thank you to my publicist Alex Leon of World Wide Vital Marketing and Public Relations, also thank you to all the media/press the came to cover the event for their outlets and if I forgot any one please accept my apologies.” Said Steven Escobar.
The event will featured red carpet arrivals, beauty queens, live entertainment, memoriam tribute for the loss lives and the awards presentation to honor leaders and talents in the community. Some of the entertainers were Vangie Crowther, Angelique Cobilla (Little Miss Kundirana 2012), Shay Louise, Ella Tesoro (Celestial Beauty 2010), The Classic Harmony, Payal Wadhawan (Miss Indian 2011), Chenza Puno, Christine Love, Queenie Navarro and oh course Kundirana (Batch 2012 of La Salle).
Hit recording artist Fawn said, “I am so happy that The International Noble Awards recognized Steven Escobar this year for their 2012 Humanitarian Noble Award. Steven has supported HIV/AIDS Awareness and been fundraising for this important cause for years, bringing important issues close to us all with his press coverage and philanthropic work.” Fawn continued “I’m thrilled is finally being recognized for this.” said Mary Ann Omega, Vice President Of The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles.
The 2012 International Noble Awards Hosts were Stephanie Baron, Denise Aleman, Adi Rodriguez, Jayme Lizaso, Joanna Chao and Princes MZR.
“I am very proud to be a part of DIVERSITY NEWS and all it’s various activities. Steven Escobar, our fearless leader, helps us to raise thousands of dollars every year for people in need. Through his organizational skills, we give in many ways to many situations. Many of us want to give back to our communities, but don’t have a clue what to do. Steven makes giving fun and he always spells out the situation so that we feel good about doing whatever it is we’re doing. GOD BLESS STEVEN ESCOBAR and Diversity News !! With Respect and gratitude,” said Cynthia Manley (Singer/songwriter/
The 2012 International Awards Awardees are: Queen of Peace Rosary Group for Selfless Generosity & Service to the Kundirana Mission for 20 years, Loida Barrientos for Community Leader Award, Rose Chua for Outstanding Service & Generous Contribution to Community, Arnold Garcia for Outstanding Songwriter/Producer, Dr. Kim Diana Le for International Noble Awards for Philanthropy, Boy Lizaso for Quintessential Community Leader, Andy Edralin for Outstanding in Journalism, Lala Usis Scott for Outstanding Community Leader & Mother of the Year, Benny Uy for Creative Award & Outstanding Photographer, Precy Uy for Humanitarian Award, Malou Bonus for Outstanding in Business, Ryan Arciaga for International Noble and Steven Escobar for Humanitarian. (Video link http://blip.tv/diversity-
“Steven, I believe your Humanitarian Award was because of your passion and dedication in the AIDS WALK LA year after year for the HIV/AIDS fundraising, awareness and prevention. I am an advocate of this cause. Congratulations Steven”! Said Mary Ann Omega, Vice President Of The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce Los Angeles.
The 2012 Kundirana Concert & International Noble Awards Event benefiting World Medical Missions is a production of Celestial Productions. Lou Baron, Executive Producer and is a community leader, philanthropist, and president of Celestial Productions.
About Esteban “Steven” Escobar:
Esteban A. Escobar (born in El Salvador, Central America on September 6th) is an American (journalist, reporter, editor, columnist, writer, producer, director, publicist, radio personality, accounts receivable specialist and philanthropist). Esteban is known as Steven Escobar. He is the Executive Editor-In-Chief of Diversity News Magazine, an online & special print consumer news magazine that is visited by close to two million visitors a month while growing each day. Esteban “Steven” Escobar is also Producer, Director of Diversity News TV, the host of Diversity News Radio, on Air with Steven Escobar and the President of Diversity News Publications, a news/entertainment multimedia firm in Hollywood, CA. Steven Escobar owns E.E.Enterprises and an affiliate of The Diversity News Family of Companies.
Steven Escobar is also the official Hollywood and Los Angeles County Events Examiner for Examiner.com and contributor for Yahoo.com distributed via Yahoo Voices. Steven Escobar also gives back to the community by helping charities, and since 2003 to the present, he has been raising money and awareness for AIDS Walk LA benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles. Also in 2011 Steven Escobar raised money and awareness for The Life Group LA and volunteered for Exotifit For Humanity and The Human Rights Campaign Los Angeles Steering Committee.
Steven was nominated for The Shorty Awards 2011 and People’s Choice Fan Award 2012. Steven Escobar currently resides in Los Angeles County in the City of Hollywood, CA. For more information visit http://www.stevenescobar.
Kundirana is a high-school Music Ministry. As its members are part of a select few students that come from La Salle Green Hills. Aside from just being a simple singing group and music ministry. Kundirana also has the distinction of being the most famous high school singing group in the Philippines. For more information visithttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/
About Celestial Productions:
A Stellar Creation/Celestial Productions creates stellar events that showcase and honor leaders and talents in the community, while benefiting local non-profit organizations through the funds we raise. Celestial Productions is the proud producers of The International Noble Awards, America’s Celestial Beauties, America’s Celestial Adonises, America’s Timeless Beauties, Special Celestial, Miss International Kundirana and Lady Dame Kundirana. For more information visit http://
About World Medical Missions:
World Medical Missions is a non-profit organization which has committed the last twenty-three years into caring for the sick and impoverished people of the Philippines. The team is composed of a number of doctors, nurses, healthcare professionals, and volunteers who donate their time and services on a yearly mission to rural villages in the Philippine Islands, where they spend three weeks providing 24-hour medical care to people who have been denied access to the country’s struggling healthcare system. Knowing that entire communities whose health conditions continue to worsen have been left behind and ignored, the World Medical Missions seeks to share healing and hope.
Alex Leon, Director of Marketing & PR
World Wide Vital Marketing & Public Relations Inc.
TELS: (323) 465-3945 or (213) 321-9408
Lou Baron, President
Stellar Creation/Celestial Productions
TEL: (626) 260-6102
Photos credit to: Mollywood Photography for Diversity News Publications
EDITOR’S NOTE: Please post press release or mention event in your magazine, website, radio and tv and if you would like more information contact Alex Leon via email at email@example.com Also please email us any links of clip of the coverage post. Photos credit to: Mollywood Photography for Diversity News Publications. Thank you.
On November 18, 2011 The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce Los Angeles hosted their first annual Halo-Halo Holiday Special (An Evening of Music and Dance to Benefit Entrepreneurship and Education) at Envision Center, located at 15055 W Oxnard St. Van Nuys, CA 91403 from 8:00 pm to11:00 pm.
The entrance price was a donation of $25.00.
Halo-Halo Holiday Special featured live cover and original songs performances from Retz Gajardo Jr., Ciamara Morales, Michelle Delos Reyes, Selyna and Josephine Arciaga, Shay Louise, Vangie and Bob Crowther, Maria Amor and Samira Kazemeni and The Classic Harmony; Fenny, Sal, Bob and Edgar.
The event was hosted by Noel S.V. Omega and the producer/chair person was Vangie Crowther. Among the guests were celebrities Recording Artist Fawn and Book Author John Palisano.
*Event proceeds to benefit the FACC-LA Program Development Fund and The ABS-CBN “Bantay Bata” Foundation.
The Prime Event Sponsor is Farmers Insurance Group, Co-Event Sponsors: Western Union, ST. Vincent Medical Center. Technology Partner: Lozatech. Partners are: United Chambers of Commerce of the San Fernando Valley, Filam ARTS, Federation of Philippine-American Chambers of Commerce, Asian American Chamber Association, World Wide Vital Marketing & Public Relations Inc. and Media Partners are: ABS-CBN Foundation, Diversity News Magazine, PinoyWatchDog and Kapitbahay News.
About The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles: Making History Since 2001. Rick Rolda, Leo Maranan and Joe Arciaga are the original founders of San Fernando Valley Filipino American Chamber of Commerce (SFVFACC, Inc. the official name). As of September 2011 the DBA name is now Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles (FACC-LA). The three (3) founders started the SFVFACC way back in January, 2001. Noel Omega joined SFVFACC in 2003 as its Public Relations Officer. Noel became the Charter Co-Founder of FACC-SFV in 2005 when he became president and incorporated the chamber. Noel was the President of the chamber from 2005 to 2007. Leo Maranan then became president from 2007 to 2009. During Leo’s term, the chamber presidency was revamped to a yearly term beginning with the next term. Rick Rolda was the President in 2010. The current President this year for 2011 is Rodel Lumanog.
FACC-LA is proud to announce that the organization have grown tremendously in the years since its founding. FACC-LA maintains an office located at the Valley Corporate Community Center at 5121 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 205, Sherman Oaks, Ca 91403 where it holds several workshops, Business Mixers, Business Expo, etc. FACC-LA maintains strong relationships with Valley Economic Development Center (VEDC), United Chamber of Commerce (UCC), LA County Business Federation (BizFed), and the Asian American Chamber Association (AACA). For the past years FACC-LA have been active in supporting outreach projects with our Community Partners such as the Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team (APAIT), Heal the Bay, the Philippine Consulate’s OAV, and the Filipino-American Census 2010 Complete Count. In addition, FACC-LA helps people who want to start a business or expand their business and does assist in the Business Grand Opening. FACC-LA also sits in the board of Federation of Philippine Chamber of Commerce (FPACC) and will host the next Bi-national Convention and Trade show on October 2013 in Los Angeles. For more information visit: http://www.facc-sfv.com
Photos credit to: Bob Delgadillo
Sources: Diversity News Publications, Examiner.com
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