Boholanos in the United States and Canada have gathered for the 18th Biennial Convention of the Confederation of Boholanos, USA and Canada Incorporated or Conbusac, the biggest umbrella union of Boholano groups not just in the North American continent but all foreign lands.

Hundreds of Boholanos from all over the United States and Canada participated in the three-day event  held at Knotts Berry Farm Hotel in Buena Park in California on July 19-21, 2019.

The gathering is aimed at providing an opportunity for US-based Boholanos to meet and know each other.

“Our solidarity and pride to have originated from the province of Bohol, which is endowed with beautiful attractions of nature and economic advancements, keep us nostalgic,” said Conbusac president  Anita Cal Jackson, MD.  in her message.

“We look forward to get together and rekindle the camaraderie and friendship among our fellow Boholanos from Canada and other States in America as well as plan ways to extend and share our blessings to deserving underprivileged fellow Boholanos,” Jackson added.

Provincial Board Member Jade Acapulco Bautista  represented Bohol Gov. Art Yap and Vice Gov. Rene Relampagos during the gala night on July 20.

Conbusac has been supportive to the programs of the provincial government organizing medical missions.

The idea of a global reunion, grandest homecoming of Boholanos was conceived by Conbusac  in Texas, USA in 1997.

Mabuhi ang mga Bol-anon!

Photos from Board Member Jade Acapulco Bautista Facebook

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By Bohol Island News

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