Welcome!

The Philippine American Association of North Carolina is a registered non-profit 501C(3) organization created primarily to enhance friendship and camaraderie among Philippine-American families in North Carolina as well as to provide assistance in humanitarian efforts both locally and in the Philippines. Since its establishment in 1984, the organization has grown significantly in its membership and continues to make great strides in cultural, social, and economic arenas. 

Our Mission

The mission of the PAANC is to preserve cultural heritage, foster education and social exchange, and provide humanitarian assistance and services in the wake of natural or economic disasters regardless of geographical location, but especially in North Carolina and in the Philippines.

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Social & Cultural Endeavors

Welcome Luncheon

Be a part of the family and be involved in our year-round events!

International Festival

Share and enjoy Filipino food and heritage at the annual event in Raleigh.

Annual Gala

Celebrate Paskong Pinoy — another great way to end each blessed year!

Annual Picnic

Celebrate Philippine independence with lots of food, fun, music, and dancing.

Membership Benefits

We invite you to become a PAANC member and take advantage of the great opportunities we offer throughout the year
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Social Events

We offer several annual opportunities for networking with social events.

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Newsletter

You’ll receive our quarterly newsletter right in your mailbox.

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Resources

We offer full access to the resources provided by the organization.

2018 Upcoming Events

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Welcome Luncheon
April 7

Come meet new members and learn more about our organization.

Learn More

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Sylvan Heights Bird Park
May 12

Join us as we take a day trip to the bird park in Scotland Neck, NC!

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Annual Picnic
June 9

Celebrate Independence Day with lots of great food and games!

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Film Fest
September 15

Join us for a showing of a critically acclaimed Filipino film.

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Humanitarian Efforts

Disaster Relief

We offer financial and material assistance when disaster strikes.

Outreach

Our community outreach program serves local people in need.

Scholarships

We offer college scholarships both locally and in the Philippines.

CMM

Every year, Carolina Medical Mission travels to the Philippines to provide healthcare services to people in need.

2018 Board Members

Ansell Neri

Chairman

Emma Dempsey

Secretary

Humanitarian Outreach

Sarah Stoenner

Treasurer

Susan Serna

Membership

Robert Turner

CMM

Sheryll Dimanlig

Outreach

Anthony Nacional

Scholarship

Linda McGloin

Publications

Brian Carey

Website

Josie Spontak

Special Projects

Ed Panganiban

Special Projects

Tim McGloin

Special Projects

Lilly Redder

Annual Picnic

Jim Redder

Annual Picnic

Myra Odulio

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Tanauan, Batangas Medical Mission w/CMM 2017

The Carolina Medical Mission (CMM) of Raleigh, NC held its annual & 24th medical mission in Tanauan, Batangas province of the Philippines from Jan. 23rd to 26th in 2017. Tanauan City is located at the NE side of Batangas & the Taal lake with an active volcano at the center of the lake. It is a densely populated town of 174,000 with a good number of medical indigents. Its notable citizen is Apolinario Mabini, the sublime paralytic but the brains of the Philippine revolution (code named “Katipunan”) against Spain during the late 1800’s.

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