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October 2015

Victoria Manalo Draves Plaque Unveiling

October 10, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Join the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA), in partnership with city agencies and organizations, for a special plaque unveiling on October 10, at 10 a.m., in honor of Olympic heroine Victoria Manalo Draves.  Manalo Draves was the first American woman to win two gold medals for diving. Born in the South of Market area, Ms. Manalo Draves attended school on the same site that would become the neighborhood park named in her honor in 2006.  The plaque ceremony…

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