PADRE PIO GOTTIN CHARITIES ANNUAL GALA RECOGNIZES AGUINALDO FONSECA, CARLOS SPINOLA, AND NOLAN NAPIER.
Crisolita Pontes-Alves, President of Padre Pio Gottin Charities, Inc. announced the Fifteenth Annual Dinner which takes place Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the Venus de Milo Restaurant, , 75 Grand Army Highway in Swansea, Massachusetts. Cocktail Hour begins at 6 P.M. followed by Portuguese Buffet Dinner at 7:30 PM
The 2015 Annual Awards recipients:
Leadership Award: Aguinaldo Fonseca, Vice President of Harbor One Multi-Cultural Banking Center; Brockton. National and International Credit Unions have emulated the unique Program he heads.
Community Service Award: Carlos Spinola, of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, noted as a “gifted communicator” in five languages; serves on the Board of several non-profits and has done remarkable work in the area of Social Work.
Youth Service Award: Nolan Napier, of Brockton, Massachusetts, President of South Shore United (SSU) Blazers Soccer Club. He is a coach, mentor and one making a difference in the lives of youth.
Music for dancing will be provided by Amadeus Fontes. Other vocalists: Saozinha Fonseca-Fragoso, Djosinha, Lutchinha.
Also, taking to the stage for the first time at this event, will be Neuza, who is newly arrived from Cape Verde. Her performance will be “gratis”- in honor of Padre Pio-according to “Producao Harmonia”. Noted violinist and composer Pepe Bana is also on the musical program.
The organization gives annually five $1,000.00 scholarships to students going on to institutions of higher learning.
Those wishing to attend this event may contact Mr. Manuel Fortes at (508) 378-9104
Cocktails at 6:30PM
Subscription – $50.00/person
Padre Pio Gottin Charities, Inc.
P.O. Box 7094
Brockton, MA 02303-7094