• Page Views 9652
  • 1Ria rallied her fellow young artists Jada McKenzie-Moore, Darren Exley, DaniElle Sever­inski and her band, Northern Rain Band, Glisha Dela Cruz, MJ Ancheta, Jasmine Stacey and Louis Luzuka to perform for Hai­yan relief and every dollar raised are going to be turned over to the Canadian Red Cross, before the Dec. 23rd deadline to avail of the government match.

    The fundraiser generated huge support from Greater Vancouver: Maple Ridge Councilor Peter Tam, a JUNO Awards judge, who co-produced the event with ReyFort Media Group, Open Door Church through its pastor Bradley Chris­tianson-Barker who gave the ven­ue for free and provided admin­istrative support; donors Wired Monk Fleetwood (Surrey), Blenz Coffee, Starbucks, Willy Mojares, G&G Music, Colin and Ligaya Yerbury, Bergthorson Academy of Musical Arts, Mazas, Pacific Audio Visual Institute and The Filipino Canadian Community led by Liza Schroers and Pearl Herico, and the Diys’ church St. Luke’s Par­ish led by Ria’s Pastor Father Amador Abundo; volunteers Stephanie Kwasnica, Sara Stan­ley and the Garibaldi Secondary School, Open Door Church staff and students from Maple Ridge; publication by Maple Ridge News and the MRTimes; attendance by dignitaries MP Randy Kamp (Ma­ple Ridge-Mission-Pitt Meadows), Maple Ridge Mayor Ernie Daykin, and Philippine Consul General for Vancouver Neil Frank Ferrer, among others.

    Ria, a humanitarian at heart, who supports the Make A Wish Foundation (BC and Yukon) is very happy about the support she received from everyone not only to help Haiyan victims, but to also feature her fellow artists who she believes should be seen, heard and appreciated. Footages from the successful concert will be aired on Ria’s eveRIAthing TV  show in two episodes: Dec. 16th, and 23rd on SHAW Multicultural Channel 116 (BC) and Channel 89 (Calgary) as the show’s Christ­mas presentation. For more of eveRIAthing, please visit the web- site, www.everiathing.com, or www.pinoytvcanada.com.

    ReyFort Media Group salutes its artist, Ria Jade, for not only exceeding our expectations and raising the bar in terms of achieve­ment at such a young age, but going the extra mile to serve her community. She has consistently proven that she is a great role model for our youth! (Photos by Christian Cunanan)

    Share

    Leave a Reply

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 15 February 2019
      11 hours ago No comment

      Former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres diagnosed with skin cancer

      Dayanara Torres, 44, reveals that she has skin cancer. The former Miss Universe titleholder took to her social media accounts to announce the sad news that she has been diagnosed with melanoma, a form of skin cancer. It is said to be the “most dangerous form of skin cancer,” ...

    • 15 February 2019
      12 hours ago No comment

      The Kid Who Would Be King (PG)

      Regal Awakening! On occasion I go into deep thought as to what parental rating I should give a movie. Hardly ever do I pay much if any attention what the local censor boards levy on films since often I regard these people as simple government bureaucrats who are a ...

    • 15 February 2019
      13 hours ago No comment

      ‘Jesusa’ meant for Sylvia Sanchez

      It did not take long for Sylvia Sanchez to say yes once she learned of the project “Jesusa” from writer and director Ronald Carballo. The writer-director was forthright, she said. She knew from the get-go that she was not the original choice. It did not matter to her. She ...

    • 15 February 2019
      14 hours ago No comment

      Bong says showbiz remains his first love

      Despite his bid to return to politics, former action hero Bong Revilla maintained he won’t be turning his back on showbiz. “Showbiz is my first love. Bread and butter ko ang pelikula at telebisyon. Ito ang bumubuhay ng pamilya ko. Tuloy-tuloy ang paggawa ko ng pelikula, tuloy ang paglabas ...

    • 15 February 2019
      15 hours ago No comment

      BBC praises ‘incredible vocal skill’ of TNT Boys

      The TNT Boys, composed of Kiefer Sanchez, Mackie Empuerto and Francis Concepcion, have caught the attention of media giant BBC. On Tuesday, the BBC posted a video titled “TNT Boys: The teen tribute act captivating the Philippines.” “The TNT Boys’ blend of tribute act, drag performance and incredible vocal ...

    %d bloggers like this: