CRC Helps the Harrison Community
In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the Centro Romeu Cascaes and the Rancho a Eira joined forces to collect food items and subsequently distribute bags of food to those in need. The Centro received several donations from companies throughout the community, including ShopRite, that showed the same devotion to helping those needing it most.…
Statement of Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of Centro Romeu Cascaes is carefully monitoring the latest reports from the developing situation around the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States. Centro Romeu Cascaes has taken and will continue to take, several precautionary and preventative measures to ensure the continued health and safety of our members and friends.
Matança do Porco
On February 22nd, 2020, the Centro Romeu Cascaes organized the annual “Matança do Porco,” a traditional fall/winter feast that celebrates the slaughtering of a pig. In the past in Portugal, it was uncommon to eat large amounts of meat throughout the year, and families often only had one pig for the entire year. Therefore, families…
In efforts to continue funding the reconstruction of the Centro’s basement, the Portuguese School and its members got together once more to plan an amazing evening. On February 16th, 2020, nearly 100 guests came and ate the best Italian food around prepared by an amazing chef, Nuno. The Centro thanks all who were in attendance…
Super Bowl Party
On Super Bowl Sunday (February 2nd, 2020), the Centro Romeu Cascaes became the best place to watch football. With a packed house, great food, and even better football, guests were bound to have fun. As seen below, the event was featured in the February 7th edition of the Portuguese-American newspaper Luso-Americano.
CRC General Assembly
As part of an annual tradition, the Centro Romeu Cascaes opened its doors to all its members wishing to make suggestions or speak before the General Assembly. Additionally, the assembly president, Francisco Nascimento, gave the community the state of the Centro’s affairs, wrapping up a historic year for the Centro Romeu Cascaes.
January Fundraising Event
Led by the Portuguese School of the Centro Romeu Cascaes, the parents and administrators of the school organized a lunch on January 19th, 2020 to raise funds for the renovation of the Centro’s basement.
Cozido à Portuguesa
On January 12th, 2020, the members of Centro Romeu Cascaes gathered for a traditional Portuguese “cozido à portuguesa.”
O Centro Romeu Cascaes Portuguese American Community Center tem uma missão simples, mas importante: Promover e desenvolver o caráter moral e o bem-estar de nossos membros; promover a boa cidadania; participar em actividades comunitárias em benefício da sociedade em geral; fornecer bons modelos para as crianças e jovens da nossa comunidade; e ensinar a língua…