White House Recognition - Press Release
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Chicago-Based Filipino Business Owners Recognized by the White House for Their Contributions to the Community
CHICAGO, IL. – October 20, 2020 – In honor and celebration of Filipino American History Month,the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders has recognized My E Three Co-founders Michele and Andy Rivera for their contributions to the community. The recognition was given to top Filipino-American business owners and community leaders throughout the U.S.Michele and Andy were among six Filipino businesses to be recognized.
“We are honored and humbled by this recognition from the White House,” says Michele Rivera. “This honor will serve as inspiration and encouragement for me and my husband, Andy, to continue to give back to our community. We are proud to be Filipino-Americans, and giving back to our community is one of the ways to pay respect to our Filipino roots and heritage.”
Since the pandemic hit, the Riveras have donated 1,000 masks to the underprivileged populations and health workers in the Philippines.To honor the Filipino American History Month, for every mask they sell the Riveras will donate a mask to a Filipino charity or non-profit in the U.S.
For the Riveras, My E Three is more than just a business – it is a platform where Michele can share her fitness journey and where she and her husband can share valuable life experiences as parents to a young girl with special needs. My E Three is a symbol of “empowerment, encouragement, and enlightenment” to the community.
Filipino American History Month commemorates the first recorded presence of Filipinos in the continental United States, which occurred in October of 1587. It is celebrated in the United States during the month of October.
About My E Three
My E Three is a Chicago-based lifestyle and wellness inspired brand that sells active wear products for women and men. My E Three stands for Empower, Enlighten, and Encourage - the core values that the lifestyle and wellness brand embodies.