PHS Meeting & Installation of Officers
October 3, 2018
The next meeting of the Prince Henry Society Fall River Chapter will be on October 3, 2018. The 2018-2019 Officers will be installed:
President - Robert C. Medeiros
First Vice President - Carl Garcia
Second Vice President - Paul Silva
Treasurer - Gauldino Medeiros
Secretary - Michelle Orlando
Social at 6:30 - Meeting at 7. The Cultural Center. Let Bob Medeiros know if you will be attending.
Members can view each month's agenda, minutes, and financial report in the Members Only section.
35th Anniversary Gala A Success
This year, the Fall River Chapter of the Prince Henry Society celebrated its 35 years of service to the community. On June 23, members and supporters of the Society gathered to commemorate the special anniversary with a gala at White’s of Westport. The event featured the music of Compaq Big Band, an excellent meal including hors d’oeuvres, both a silent and a wine raffle, as well as fellowship and fun.
Former Ambassador Robert Sherman was also honored at the Gala. Click here to read his biography. A special video highlighting the group’s history was also premiered that night. Go to the Photo Gallery page to enjoy the slide show below courtesy of Sergio Silva.
Clam Boil Fund Raiser
Monday, September 24
Tickets are $25
Contact Fernando Farinha for more info.
Annual Food Drive
Watch for more information and locations!
2018 Scholarship Recipients
The 2018 Prince Henry Society Scholarship recipients have been selected.Sixteen Fall River area students received scholarships at he awards banquet on June 6 at the Cultural Center on South Main Street in Fall River. University of Massachusetts Chancellor Robert Johnson was the keynote speaker. In addition to Johnson, Society president Robert C. Medeiros and Scholarship Committee chair Gabe Andrade welcomed the students, their families and the members in attendance at the Cultural Center. State Society president Manuel Louro also addressed the group. Paul Silva co-chairs the committee.
In The News
Frank Baptista honored by PALCUS
Among the awards at the Portuguese American Leadership Council of the United States (PALCUS) 22nd Annual Leadership Awards Gala in Washington DC on October 6 will be our own Frank Baptista. He is a receiving a Special 30th Anniversary Award for his work with Radio Voz do Emigrante.