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05/11/2010: Philippine Embassy in Washington, DC Provides Consular Services to Filipino Teachers in Maryland

05 NOVEMBER 2010, WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives of the Consular Section of the Embassy of the Philippines in Washington, DC conducted a consular outreach for Filipino teachers and their families in Baltimore, Maryland on 30 October 2010.  This was made in coordination with the Filipino Educators in Maryland, Inc. (FEMI), headed by its President, Mr. Rogie Legaspi.  At present, there are about 500 Filipino teachers working for the Baltimore City Public School System.

The consular team composed of Consul General Domingo Nolasco, Atty. Sofronio Cortel, Ms. Janeth Falsis, Ms. Emma Colobong, Ms. Ma. Lyra Ocampo, Ms. Renell Martinez, and Mr. Fabio Crisostomo, processed a total of eighty-two (82) ePassport applications.  Other consular services such as notarization of documents were likewise rendered during the outreach.

The next consular outreach will be on 13 November 2010 in Charleston, West Virginia.  For further details, visit www.philippineembassy-usa.org. END.

Ms. Janeth Falsis (rightmost) and Ms. Ma. Lyra Ocampo (center) process the ePassport applications of Filipino teachers during the consular outreach program in Baltimore, Maryland on 30 October 2010. END.

Consul General Domingo Nolasco (second from R) and Assistance to Nationals Officer Atty. Sofronio Cortel (right) stand alongside officers of Filipino Educators in Maryland, Inc. (FEMI) who served as coordinators for the outreach program in Baltimore, Maryland on 30 October 2010.  FEMI is headed by its president, Mr. Rogie Legaspi (middle). END.