2007-08-30 / Letters to the Editor

Heritage day was a grand success

On behalf of the Jamestown Holy Ghost Society, we would like to extend a sincere thank you to all who worked so hard to make our Portuguese Heritage Day such a grand success.

The day would not have been possible without dedicated members and local supporters. Our members worked tirelessly and proudly and deserve a great round of thanks and appreciation. The following businesses and individuals, who always donate so often and generously to Jamestown's causes, are also very deserving of a most sincere thank you:

Ace's Pizza, Advanced Financial Services, Anita Haircut, Art's Auto Body, Baker's Pharmacy, Bald Hill Garden Center, BankNewport, Bayada Nurses, Bell Wing Acres Turkey Farm, Conanicut Marina, Del's Lemonade, East Ferry Deli, Flint Audio, Freddie's House of Pizza, Grapes and Gourmet, Green River Silver Co., Haytoys Nurseries, Hunter Greens, Island Energy, Island Rubbish, Jamestown Designs, Jamestown Golf Course, Jamestown Hardware, Jamestown Wine and Spirits, the Kayak Centre, Madeira Restaurant, the Narragansett Café, Northwestern Mutual, Ocean Essence Spa, Overboard, Prim Rose Bakery, the Purple Door, Regan Communications, R&R Gallery, the Secret Garden, Spinnakers, Taste Design, Inc., Theatre Family Restaurant and Trattoria Simpatico.

Thank you to all the members, and friends and family of members who helped at the festival: Dennis Mello, Elsie Medeiros, Veronika and Manuel Neronha, Fran Lopes, Bob Moorehead, Chefs Meggan and John, Jim and Lisa Rafferty of Bridges, Inc., Antonia and Stephen Froberg, Ana and Frank Rosa, Michelle and Jamie Layman, Stephen Braga, Alcina Blair, Carol and Joe Medeiros, Erin and Bill Marsh, Linda Hill, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Morinho, Mr. and Mrs. Renaud, Delores and John Reposa, Kathy and Erin Dutra, Kathy Buddock, Joan Dupee, Brian and Mary Ellen Dutra, Laurie Dutra, Kathy Brownell, Gail Tatangelo, and Bob and Donna Peckham.

A special thanks to Per Peterson and Linda Hill for the wonderful job they did on the Holy Ghost float for the 350th parade.

We apologize if any names were left out. Please tell us if that has happened so we can correct it. Thank you very much to everyone who attended.

The Holy Ghost Society

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