Boxing Festivity at KCS: Remembering Dr. Riz Oades and His Love of Boxing Print
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Thursday, 17 April 2014 10:28

By Marissa Acierto

Boxing Festivity at KCS: Remembering Dr. Riz Oades and His Love of Boxing

NATIONAL CITY, CA -- The evening festivity was a remembrance of the late Dr. Riz Oades, Co-founder of KCS, Author, Professor for Asian Studies in San Diego State University and Community Organizer.  One of his favorite sports that he loved to watch was boxing, which he enjoyed and shared with friends and members of the community.

Later in the evening, after the much-awaited boxing rematch II results of Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao defeating defending champion Timothy " Desert Storm" Bradley by unanimous decision for the Welterweight Championship of Boxing at the MGM in Las Vegas, Nevada, on April 12, 2014.

Hosted By Filipino American Wellness Center (AKA Kalusugan Community Services); PTE-HOPE, Inc.; BibliaFashion. Special donations from Concerned Filipino-American Club (CFAC), William "Bill" Flores and many others.

KCS, PTE-HOPE, Inc. and BibliaFashion thank all the participants.


Photo from 1st column from Left to Right: (Trainer Freddie Roach, Manny Pacquaio, Timothy Bradley & Trainer Joel Diaz).

Photo from the 1st column from Left to Right: (Dr. Ofelia Dirige, Executive Director & Co-founder KCS), Boodgie Arce, Fe Rivero and Raffe).

Photo from the 2nd column from Left to Right:  Lydia Duro, R.N., President, San Diego Cosmopolitan Lions Club; Fe Rivero; Belen Sanchez, Entrepreneur BibliaFashion & West Coast Manager for CoCo Chanel; Dr. Ofelia Dirige; Paul Ones, former COPAO President; Michael Bingham, former U.S. Olympics Team; Ben Macayan; Manny Melchor, former World Boxing Champion and former IBF; Raffe; Heidi, Nutritionist for KCS and Charito Grace, Auditor for Mapandan Association.  No Photo Avail.:  William "Bill" Flores, Co-founder of Filipino American Community Empowerment (FACE);  Regina Ong Garcia, President, San Diego South County Chamber of Commerce & former President of Asian American Real Estate Association, San Diego Branch; Manny Cabildo, President, Fleets Reserve Association, Branch 84 & Co-founder of CFAC; Delia Cabildo, R.N.; Caloy, Former Olympic Team; Candidate Bruce Williams, San Diego City Council, District 4; Ron Lacey, Consultant and former aide to former San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders; Candidate Tony Villafranca, San Diego City Council, District 4; partial list.

Photo from Third Column:  Belen Sanchez's kids, Belen Sanchez and Michael Bingham.


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