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17th PALCUS Annual Leadership Gala Weekend Program

2013 PALCUS Gala Program

 

We are thrilled to present a rich program of activities for our members and guests during the 17th Annual Leadership Awards Gala! Join us in beautiful San Diego to celebrate the many accomplishments of distinguished Portuguese-American leaders and organizations, as well as the numerous activities undertaken by PALCUS to benefit Portuguese-Americans and enrich the Luso-American relationship.
Friday, November 1, 2013
Consul General in SF

Special Pre-Gala Reception Hosted by The Honorable Nuno Mathias, Consul General of Portugal in San Francisco, and PALCUS

Attendance is Invitation-only

Special Community Recognitions

 

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

 

8:30 AM

PALCUS Annual Members Meeting


PALCUS executive officers will provide a "Year in Review";  Nomination of New Board Members
Meeting is open to ALL PALCUS members 

Sheraton Hotel and Marina, Carmel Room

 

9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Daytime Excursion - Click Here for Full Description

  

Tour of Cabrillo National Monument
Lunch at Gabardine in Point Loma 

Tour of the San Salvador Replica Building Site  

  
 
Tickets are $50 Per Person

Purchase Tickets Online Here

Meet in Hotel Lobby for Bus Pick-Up

Space is limited - RSVP Deadline Oct. 22nd! 

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Forum on Civic Participation and Book Presentation: California's Portuguese Politicians - Click Here for Full Description

Sheraton Hotel and Marina, Shutters Room

  

Panel Discussion: Civic Engagement in the Portuguese Community of California

  • Representative of the Luso-American Development Foundation
  • Alvin Ray Graves, Ph.D. Author, "Portuguese Politicians in California-A Century of Legislative Service"
  • U.S. Congressman Jim Costa, (D, CA-16)
  • Moderator: Marie R. Fraley, Director, Institute for Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies at Rhode Island College

Book Presentation: "Portuguese-American Politicians in California - A Century of Legislative Service"

 

Introduction: Henrique Diniz, President, Portuguese Heritage Publications of California

 

Presentation: Alvin Ray Graves, Ph.D.,  Author

Book Signing and Sales 

 

  

 

This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to palcus@palcus.org

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

PALCUS Gala Cocktail Reception

Sheraton Hotel and Marina, Catalina Room

 

7:30 PM - Midnight

17th Annual PALCUS Leadership Awards Gala Dinner and Ceremony

Sheraton Hotel and Marina, Fairbanks Ballroom

Purchase Tickets to the 17th Leadership Awards Gala Here!

Attire: Black Tie

 

Mistress of Ceremonies
Cristina Mendonsa, Anchor and Reporter
KXTV-ABC, Sacramento

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibit of Portuguese Shorewhalers sponsored by the New Bedford Whaling Museum


 

Scholarship Presentations

  • Jullianna Sumida, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, Graduate Scholarship
  • Sydney Fultz, California Polytechnic State University, Undergraduate Scholarship

Leadership Awards Presentations

  • José da Rosa -  Founder's Award
  • João de Brito - Leadership in Artistic Achievement
  • John C. Pinheiro - Leadership in Community Service
  • TAP Portugal - Leadership in Corporate Community Service
  • Cidália Luís-Akbar & Natália Luís  - Leadership in Business / Entrepreneurship
  • Nathalie Pires - Young Portuguese-American "Promessa" Award
  • Cabrillo Festival, Inc. - Special 50th Anniversary Recognition
Live Auction
  • Painting by Joao de Brito
  • Several Cases of Wine from Morey Cellars
  • Mariza Concert & Dinner Package
  • TAP Airlines Ticket Package
  • Hosted Dinner for 10
  • Item from the Margo Petitti Collection
  • SATA Airlines, 2 Tickets
Morey Cellars 



Dancing, Music Provided by Lusitanos Band

 

Purchase Tickets to the 17th Leadership Awards Gala Here!

 

For any questions or further information, please contact:

 

Lynn Guidi                         Angela Simoes

619.890.9514                    415.302.2934

Lguidi@cox.net                  asimoes76@gmail.com

We extend our heartfelt thanks to our sponsors and donors for their support of the PALCUS Gala in San Diego.  Obrigado!

 

INNOVATORS CIRCLE: $5,000

ESPÍRITO SANTO INVESTMENT BANK

JOHN G. REBELO AND SARAH B. MARSH-REBELO

LUSO-AMERICANO PORTUGUESE-AMERICAN NEWSPAPER: MEDIA SPONSOR

ANTÓNIO ANDRADE, SIGNATURE PRINTERS: PRINTING SPONSOR

ANTÓNIO FRIAS, S & F CONCRETE CONTRACTORS, INC.

TAP PORTUGAL: AUCTION ITEM

 

LEADERS CIRCLE: $2,500

BANIF AÇORES, INC.

PACIFIC PRINCESS FAMILY-RICARDO DA ROSA: ENTERTAINMENT SPONSOR

ALICE PEREIRA, UNITED REPROGRAPHIC SERVICES: GRAPHIC DESIGN

SPONSOR

BALBOA TRAVEL

 

PATRONS CIRCLE: $2,000

CABRILLO FESTIVAL, INC.

PALCUS FRIENDS OF SAN DIEGO

JOÃO DE BRITO: AUCTION ITEM

SATA - AZORES EXPRESS: AUCTION ITEM

 

FRIENDS CIRCLE: $1,500

HEDCO, INC.

NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM

THE ROSA-SIMÃO FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP FUND

MARC F. ROSA / MERRILL LYNCH: SCHOLARSHIP FUND

JACLYN ANN PHOTOGRAPHY: GALA PHOTOGRAPHER

UNITED PORTUGUESE SOCIEDADE DO ESPÍRITO SANTO: RECEPTION SPONSOR

RAYMOND SIMAS & KARL LOWE: RECEPTION SPONSOR

 

AND

 

MANUEL EDUARDO VIEIRA, A.V. THOMAS PRODUCE

HEAVY GENERAL CONSTRUCTION LABORER'S UNION LOCAL 427

DOMITILIA DOS SANTOS, MORGAN STANLEY

PORTUGUESE FRATERNAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA: FLORAL SPONSOR

VINTAGE TRADING IMPORTERS: GALA WINES

CASSELLA PACKAGE STORE

H & L PACKAGE STORE

MOREY CELLARS: WINE FOR FRIDAY RECEPTION AND AUCTION

RAYMOND SIMAS, P. PACIFIC PREMIER BANK

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE, INSTITUTE FOR PORTUGUESE AND LUSOPHONE

WORLD STUDIES

BROWN UNIVERSITY, DEPT. OF PORTUGUESE AND BRAZILIAN STUDIES

VIRGINIA CONTRACTOR'S SUPPLY

THE NUTSHELL PORTUGUESE-AMERICAN CUISINE

KENNY & KATHY ALAMEDA, CLIPPER OIL MARINE FUELS

PORTUGUESE HERITAGE SOCIETY OF CALIFORNIA

VENILDE JERÓNIMO: AUCTION ITEM

LYNN M. AND JULIO V. GUIDI, JR.: AUCTION ITEM

CABRILLO NATIONAL MONUMENT

SAN DIEGO MARITIME MUSEUM- SAN SALVADOR SITE

LUSITANOS BAND

FLOWERS OF POINT LOMA

THE PORTUGUESE AMERICAN DANCERS OF SAN DIEGO

GABARDINE RESTAURANT

ZÉ DUARTE GARCIA - AUCTIONEER

JOSÉ & JEANETTE FINETE

MANDY'S JEWELERS

ZIG ZAG BOUTIQUE, INC.

CONTINENTAL TRADING AND HARDWARE

SOCIEDADE FILARMÓNICA RECREIO DO EMIGRANTE PORTUGUÊS

THE CASTELO GROUP

NEVES JEWELERS

CABRILLO CIVIC CLUB #16

PORTUGUESE HISTORICAL CENTER, THERESE GARCÊS

FESTA DO SANTO AMARO, INC. OF SAN DIEGO

BACI RESTAURANT

JULIETTE& JOSE SILVERIA

CECILIA & JOHN SANTOS

LAWRENCE ARMENTI, MD, PC

DR. TINO J. FERREIRA AND LYNN M. REIS: AUCTION ITEM

PEDRO AND GINA FERREIRA: AUCTION ITEM