Miss Hercules Organization

President Richard James White

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Richard White was born in Cebu City, Philippines on May 2, 1973. He graduated from Divine Word University of Tacloban with a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology and worked for Bio-Rad Laboratories as a Quality Control Chemist. That job brought Richard to the City of Hercules, then eventually started a real estate company along with his partner, Viktor Manrique. Richard White co-owns Realty World Regency located on the Hercules Waterfront. Miss Hercules Organization and the Miss Hercules Pageant all started as a dream for Richard. He envisioned the dream of molding young women of Hercules to be role models of the community. The Miss Hercules pageant mark a milestone in the city of Hercules this year 2013.
A proud native of Taft, Eastern Samar Philippines, Richard enjoys the company of his family, friends, colleagues, clients and his doggies, Nike, Frosty and Choco.

Anna Arpilleda ~ Miss Hercules Organization Events Director

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A2 Imagine Events & Anna's Flowers, Owner/Planner/Designer
A florist and certified wedding events planner-designer, Anna is a graduate of Lovegevity Wedding Institute and an alumna of San Francisco State University, with a bachelors in Business Management. Gifted with certain people-oriented social skills and artistically creative fresh ideas. Anna has been in the bay area’s wedding and events business since 2008 and has enjoyed the patronage and admiration of many of the people she has helped in their celebrations and events. Her passion for the arts and crafts and everything that is beautiful led her to this career in planning and designing of events and other organized activities.
As a philanthropist, Anna dedicates her time giving back to her community. This is her third year supporting the Miss Hercules Organization. She wishes all the beautiful candidates the best of luck, success and enrichment especially in the areas of personality development, self-confidence and human relations.
Visit Anna at her floral/events planning shop @ Anna's Flowers - 2150 Railroad Ave., Hercules.

Javier Padilla - Miss Hercules Organization Event Supervisor

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A current student in the process of his Bachelor in Business Administration. Javier works as a bartender in the evenings, a personal trainer in his free time and also is training for bodybuilding competitions in the upcoming year. While he is not training, working or studying, Javier is practicing his craft for acting and auditioning for parts in films and commercials. He is a very social person and likes to be around people as well as help them out with anything possible. Specially in fitness because he believes everyone is an athlete and that everyone can succeed in health.
Javier was introduced to the beauty pageant world in 2010 where he met Richard and decided to help with the Miss Hercules Organization. Furthermore, he has shown interest in helping the young competitors prepare for the big event. It is something he loves to do as well as giving his free time to the community.

Errol Del Rosario - Program Director

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Errol Del Rosario is an accomplished, seasoned sales consultant and thought leader with 9 years experience creating top-line and bottom-line results for several companies. He currently works for Comcast Cable Communications Inc as a Retail Sales Consultant.

He was born and raised in the Philippines and moved to Hercules in 2001. All throughout elementary and high school, he was an active member of theatre arts and community youth council. As an advocate for youth welfare and development, he constantly strived to be a valuable member of his community and a role model to many. He was an active leader for his church youth council and facilitated different programs to promote growth, education, and friendship among members. Attending college in California enabled him to experience a different area of his creative side. He took drama and various art classes and was able to expand his love of writing and theatre arts. Along with his partner in crime May Valencia-Bains, he choreographed dance numbers for different community functions and festivities.

Errol’s participation in the Miss Hercules Organization began in 2011 as a scriptwriter. This year, he will be tackling the role of Program Director and is looking forward to crowning Hercules’ finest maiden in 2013.

May Bains ~ Runway Pageant Coach

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May Bains is a Regulatory Specialist for the Children’s Oncology Group in the Division of Research for Kaiser Permanente.
May was born and raised in the Philippines and moved to Pinole, California in 2000. Quite the cheerful spirit, May has been involved in numerous activities throughout her adolescence. May was involved in church, school choirs, varsity volleyball, water polo teams, and school plays. She attended college with her accomplice, Errol Del Rosario and with his help, she was able to tap into her creative side once again.
In 2002, May became 2nd Runner-Up of the Miss Miagaowanon Pageant held in Southern California. This organization consisted of people who have family roots from Miagao, Philippines. The pageant raised funds for the cathedral in Miagao.
May is also known for her love of fashion and beauty. Her appreciation of the feminine side of being a woman has grown tremendously and she is considered to be a true fashionista. Now married to Karandeep Bains and living in Hercules, May thrives to give back to her community by being a part of the Miss Hercules Organization. As the Runway/Pageant Coach, she hopes to share her love and delight of womanhood to all of the candidates.

Chris Ian ~ Pageant Director

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Chris Ian is a native of the Philippines. He moved to the US in 2007 as a foreign worker in specialty occupations. He is a school-based Speech Language Pathologist by trade. His multi-cultural background and sense of community involvement led him to volunteer with several organizations like the Filipina Women's Network, Filipino-American Arts Exposition, and the Miss Hercules Organization.

Chris' passion in beauty pageants allowed him to direct several college-based beauty and personality pageants including the Mr. and Miss Thomasian Personality 2001 and the first-ever Miss Hercules 2011.

He received his Bachelor of Science in Economics at the University of Santo Tomas, Masters in Communication Disorders at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Certificate in Teaching and graduate coursework in English Language Arts at the Philippine Normal University, and a scholarship attendance at UC Berkeley in 2008.

Joseph Doruelo ~ Creative Director

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Caloocan City native, Joseph Doruelo is an active advocate for healthy living and physical fitness. Committed to living each moment with purpose, this 21 year old Registered Nurse has titled both as a semifinalist in the Mister Global competition, and as winner of Mister Global Philippines 2014. Hailing from a deeply religious and humble family, anchored by an elder brother who is a Roman Catholic Priest, Joseph embodies strong values. Attributed to the character of his mother, hard work, strong faith, and guided mentorship have buoyed his success. As an international fashion model, Joseph uses his platform to illustrate the benefits of a tenacious and resilient spirit. Further accomplished in theater and music, Joseph is most proud of his work in health and philanthropy. Humble and aspiring; Joseph anticipates a limitless future.
Miss Hercules Organization

Miss Hercules, started in 2010 is a non-profit organization with the goal of providing scholarships to deserving winners of the Miss Hercules Beauty Pageant.

contact us

President: Richard White
Telephone: (510) 467-8795
Fax: (510) 327-0370
Email: info@misshercules.org

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