You are invited to the
Portuguese-American Leadership Council
17th Annual Leadership Awards Gala
Join us to celebrate prominent Portuguese-Americans and organizations, and their contributions to the Portuguese-American and Luso-American communities.
November 2, 2013
6:30: Cocktail Reception
7:30: Awards & Dinner −Entertainment and Dancing following
Mistress of Ceremonies: Cristina Mendonsa, Award-winning News Anchor
ABC News 10, Sacramento, CA
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
1380 Harbor View
San Diego, CA 92111
Special hotel rate $119/night (single/double). To make a reservation, call 1.877.734.2726 and mention PALCUS Gala or click here to make a reservation online. Reservation deadline is October 1.
Founder's Award - Joe da Rosa, PALCUS Founding Member
Artistic Achievement Award - João de Brito, Painter and Sculptor
Business/Entrepreneurship Award - Cidália Luis-Akbar & Natália Luis, M. Luis Construction Co.
Community Service Award - John C. Pinheiro, Azorean Heritage Maritime Society, Inc.
Corporate Community Service Award - TAP Portugal Airlines
Young Portuguese-American "Promessa" Award - Nathalie Pires, Fadista
Special Community Recognition Award - Cabrillo Festival Committee of San Diego
Tickets Available. Register today!
The Leadership Awards Gala is the annual fundraiser for PALCUS. Your support provides critical financial support for PALCUS to carry out its mission to address domestic and international issues directly affecting the Portuguese-American community in the U.S. PALCUS serves our community through government relations efforts, promotion of a greater awareness of ethnic accomplishments, and by advancing stronger political, business, and cultural ties between Portugal and the U.S. PALCUS looks to the future by providing internships and scholarships for Portuguese-American students.
For further information, please contact:
Elisabete Martins at PALCUS
202.466.4664 or firstname.lastname@example.org