canal cruise helps onset cape verdean pageants scholarship program

A profitable Canal Cruise was hosted by the Onset Cape Verdean Pageant Affiliation and Scholarship Committee.

The occasion was held on Sunday, August twenty eighth and sailed on the Viking Ship from Onset Pier.

A bought out group of 134 loved the music of DJ Frye and so they danced all through your complete cruise. A stunning sundown was photographed by many. There was a drawing for a lottery board of “scratchers” that was effectively supported by the cruisers.

Tiny Lopes and Co-Chair Lynn Spinola expressed their appreciation to the massive group for all of the help and participation. Mr. Lopes said that though Covid has interrupted our lives, the scholarship program has continued the final 2 years by way of the fundraisers and donations from members, associates and households.

OCVFA has given $170,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors since 2003. The affiliation credit the large help from members, Cape Verdeans all through the nation, group residents and companies for such beneficiant help for nearly 20 years.

Subsequent 12 months, the Onset Cape Verdean Pageant will probably be held on Saturday, Aug. twelfth, 2023, the place OCVFA hopes they may have the ability to return to the bluffs in Onset.

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