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Manny Calpito Tribute via Gina Bea Live USAP, VANR
Published on Thu, Feb 14, 2013 (8:46 p.m.)
Local radio personality hosts tribute to King of Filipino media
Las Vegas, NV- Gina Bea, the host of Gina Bea Live a talk radio show that airs on Vegas All Net Radio will be honoring Filipino media legend Manny Calpito Saturday, February 16 at Kapuso’s Restaurant located at 4300 W. Spring Mountain Road from 7 pm until after midnight. The event will be broadcasted live in more than 70 countries worldwide and will feature celebrities in both the media and the entertainment industry.
“It will truly be an honor to celebrate the career of an iconic figure like Manny Calpito,” Bea said. “He is a worldwide media legend and I feel privileged to be able to present him with an award as a tribute to all that he has accomplished.”
Calpito has been a member of the media in both the Philippines and the United States for 48 years. His broadcasting career began in 1969 with the Voice of the Philippines, a government-operated radio station. Calpito has anchored successful public and private radio and television shows for many years. In 1983 he received the Catholic Mass Media Award and was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame. He immigrated to the United States soon after and ventured into the field of inventions receiving patents for several popular products including the “Steering Wheel Lock “design in 1999 and the “Pet Saver” in 2002. Calpito is currently a partner in OTUSA. TV, an Internet television station
Attendees at the event can eat, drink, dance and mingle with local celebrities and members of the media. Filipino singer Aldo Endique will be performing at the tribute and Guy Dawson, the host of PR Connections, a talk radio show that airs on KLAV 1230 AM will also be appearing. All members of the media in attendance will be treated to a free buffet dinner.
The tribute to Manny Calpito will also mark the beginning of Gina Bea’s Celebrity Socials, a series of community-based events that Bea will be hosting in the coming months.
For more information about this event and Gina Bea’s Celebrity Socials call (702) 701-4021 or email [email protected]