George Washington Charity Ball 2023

American Association of the Philippines (AAP) celebrated its 75th Anniversary last May 28, 2023, at the Marriott Hotel with an annual George Washington Charity Ball.

Mr. Carlson, Rising Tigers Magazine CMO Andria Terese Nicolas, H.E MaryKay Carlson US Ambassador
Andria Terese Nicolas, and Ms Universe Philippines Michelle Dee
Rising Tigers COO Grace Bondad Nicolas and CMO Andria Terese Nicolas
Carmens Best Founder Paco Magsaysay and Rising Tigers CMO Andria Terese Nicolas

Attendees are the US Ambassador H.E MaryKay Carlson, Rising Tigers COO and the first woman president of AAP Grace Bondad Nicolas, Rising Tigers CMO and AAP member Andria Terese Nicolas, Wayne Blair of the Office of the Ombudsperson of the Asian Development Bank, Miss Universe Philippines Michelle Dee, Carmens Best founder Paco Magsaysay, Baby Cruz, Secretary Toots Ople and members and guests of the association.

Grace Bondad Nicolas, Andria Terese Nicolas, and Wayne Blair of the Office of the Ombudsperson of the Asian Development Bank

AAP is composed of Americans, Filipino Americans, Filipinos, and other nationalities and celebrates the partnership of its members–the American community, the US Embassy, and the American corporations–which in 1949 helped the struggling local Americans displaced by World War II in the Philippines. With the support of its different partnerships and members, AAP is able to conduct various social welfare projects across the country.


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