For Immediate Release

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – Today, Ben Loyola is honored to announce endorsements from several leaders in Virginia Beach’s Filipino American community.

“I am humbled to have so much support in the Filipino American community,” Ben Loyola announced. “The Cuban and the Filipino people have many similarities in their cultures, including love of God and love of family. They have also both experienced struggles against the horrors of communism. Virginia Beach has the second largest Filipino population in the country and I am so grateful to have so much support in this wonderful community!”

Ben is announcing the endorsements of the following leaders in the Filipino community:

Nony Abrajano
Nora Dorsey
Pepe Cabacoy
Bert Dayao
Dr. Zenaida Bautista
Dr. Laarni Bibay
Norrie Hoff
Gil Zuleta
Richie Santandar
Chie Santandar
Jun Sandoval
Ed Usita

Ben is grateful to have so much support in the Filipino community and was proud to become a lifetime member of the Filipino American Community Action Group (Fil-Am CAG) at their monthly meeting last week. This was the third event Ben has attended in the community in just the past month. He was proud to support the community’s recent fundraiser for those still suffering the aftermath of the destructive Taal volcanic eruption in the Philippines. Ben looks forward to attending many more events and meetings with members of Virginia Beach’s thriving Filipino American community.

Here are some of the highlights from Ben’s recent visits with the Filipino American community:

Fundraiser for Taal Volcano Victims – Friday, January 24th

Little Miss Philippines Pageant- Saturday, February 8th

Fil-Am CAG Monthly Meeting- Tuesday, February 25th

Ben Loyola and his family fled Communist Cuba for America when he was just two years old. He gave back to his country through 30 years of service in the United States Navy, retiring at the rank of Captain. As the founder and owner of Loyola Enterprises, Ben has continued to provide vital support to our military, equipping them with state-of-the-art simulation, cyber security, information technology, and knowledge management for training, analysis, and operations. Ben is once again answering the call to service. As Congressman, Ben will protect the American Dream that has been so central to his own story and deliver results for the 2nd District. For more information about Ben Loyola and his strong grassroots campaign, please go to