The 2nd Annual Cape Verdean Heritage Hall of Fame Banquet and Award Ceremony was held on
Saturday, November 11, 2006 at the Venus de Milo in Seekonk.
Eight honorees were inducted:
Captain Antone Coelho
The Honorable Peter J. Coelho
Anna Vieira Cabral Spencer
Dr. Charles Nicholas Fortes
Feliciano"Flash" Tavares and Victoria "Vickie" Vieira
The Tavares Brothers
(Ralph, Arthur, Antone, Earl, Feliciano, and Perry Lee, also known as "T," Pooch, Chubby, Victor, Butch, and Tiny)
The Hall of Fame project acknowledges Cape Verdeans of New England and gives recognition and honor to their struggles, their passion for helping the community, and their many accomplishments in Rhode Island and New England. The Cape Verdean Heritage Hall of Fame held the first Award and Banquet Ceremony in November 2005.
For further information, please contact Denise Oliveira
at (401) 222-4137 or (401) 265-8936