October 12, 2019

Elks Tower Casino and Events Center

Sacramento, CA

 

 

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2019 Leadership Awardees
Joaquim de Almeida
International Award

Janet Morais 
Leadership in Entrepreneurship

 Award

    Paulo Martins, MD, PhD.

Leadership in Scientific Achievement Award

     John Martins             (posthumous)      

Lifetime Achievement Award

Jose Ivo, Honorary Consul

Leadership in 

Community Service Award


Fernando & Michael Benevides

Leadership in Business Award

Jerald Silva
Leadership in Artistic Achievement Award

Zachery Ramos 
Young Portuguese-American "Promessa" Award

Lenny Mendonca

Leadership in 

Public Service Award


Lucia Noia
Leadership in 

Philanthropy Award

Isabel Cabral-Johnson
Leadership in 

Education Award

Mary Borba Parente

PALCUS Founder Award

Luis Pires

Lifetime Achievement Award

PFSA
Outstanding Organization

Gala Weekend Agenda

 

 

 

Friday, October 11, 2019

PALCUS Gala Welcome Reception

(Invitation and Members Attending Gala Only)

6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Citizen's Hotel

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Annual PALCUS Members' Meeting (Members Only) 

10:30 a.m., Citizen's Hotel

Lusitanian Forum

Topic: Encouraging Civic Participation and

Public Service in the Portuguese Community

Hosted by CPAC

Lunch 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Forum 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Citizen's Hotel

Annual Leadership Awards Gala

Cocktail Reception: 6:00 p.m.

Dinner and Awards: 7:00 p.m.

Elks Tower Casino and Event Center

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Portuguese Wine Tour & Lunch

Carvalho Winery

St. Jorge Winery

Bus leaves Citizen's Hotel at 9:30 a.m.

Returns to Hotel at 4:00 p.m.

Hotel reservations can be made here 

Last Day to Book: Friday, September 13, 2019

Purchase Tickets Here

Gala Tickets: $150 per person

Includes Cocktail Reception and Dinner 

ATTIRE: BLACK TIE

Thank You to our 2019 Gala Sponsors & Partners!

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

AMBASSADOR’S CIRCLE, $10,000 +

(Cash Sponsorship or In-Kind* Donation of Goods or Services)

  • Table of 10 complimentary gala tickets (for Cash sponsors only; In-Kind sponsors receive 2 complimentary tickets)

  • Distinguished Guest seated at table (Optional)

  • Recognition by Master of Ceremonies at Gala opening

  • Premiere recognition in Gala program with one page color ad and on Gala webpage with company web link

  • Recognition on PALCUS webpage as significant PALCUS supporter for one year with link to company website

CONGRESSIONAL CIRCLE, $7,500+

•(Cash Sponsorship or In-Kind* Donation of Goods or Services)

  • 8 complimentary gala tickets (for Cash sponsors only; In-Kind sponsors receive 2 complimentary tickets)

  • Distinguished Guest seated at table (Optional)

  • Recognition by Master of Ceremonies at Gala opening

  • Recognition in Gala program with one page ad

  • Recognition on Gala webpage with company web link

LEADERS CIRCLE, $5,000+

Cash Sponsorship or In-Kind* Donation of Goods or Services)

  • 6 complimentary gala tickets (for Cash sponsors only; In-Kind sponsors receive 2 complimentary tickets)

  • Recognition in program book with one full page black & white ad

  • Recognition on Gala webpage with company web link

PATRONS CIRCLE, $2,000+

Cash Sponsorship or In-Kind* Donation of Goods or Services)

  • 4 complimentary gala tickets (for Cash sponsors only; In-Kind sponsors receive 2 complimentary tickets)

  • Recognition in Gala program with half page black & white ad

  • Recognition on Gala webpage with company web link

UNIQUE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

  • Welcome Reception (Friday evening), $1250 (shared) - 1st Spot claimed by Sagres Vacations! 2nd spot still available

  • Annual Meeting (Saturday morning), $1,000 Claimed! Provided by Anabela Dacruz-Melo, Esq.

  • Gala Cocktail Reception, $1,500 

  • Dessert, $1,200

  • Centerpieces, $1,500

  • Gala Awards Claimed! Provided by Vista Alegre

  • Wine

  • After-Gala Celebration - $1,000  

  • Gala Gift Bags Claimed! Provided by Rooster Camisa

  • Portuguese-American Wine Tour & Lunch (Sunday) - $1,000

  • Wine Tour Gift Bags - $500

One sponsor per category, first come first served

 

Sponsors are recognized in Gala Program with a listing of their specific sponsorship(s) and on our website at http://www.palcus.org/

GALA PROGRAM ADS ONLY (Black & White)

Requirements for logos and ads:  camera-ready in high-resolution, print-ready pdf or jpg format. Minimum 600 dpi.  Dimension requirements for ad submissions:

  $1,000 Full page:                 8.5" wide x 11.0” high max w/ full bleed

  $500 Half page:                   6.0” wide x 4.5” high max

  $250 Quarter page:              3.0” wide x 4.5” high max

  $150 Business card:             Regular-business card size

  $50 Business listing:            Include business name, address, & telephone

The Gala Program provides companies, organizations, and individuals the opportunity to place ads to promote themselves, congratulate awardees, and support PALCUS and its mission.

The Awards Gala has been covered widely by Luso Americano, Tribuna Portuguesa, O Jornal, SIC, RTPi, Rádio Voz do Emigrante, WJFD, KSQQ Radio, CCP Mundial, Comunidades USA Magazine, The Portuguese Times, A Diáspora Macaense na América & Brazilian Post and many other news outlets.

Gala Host Committee

Christopher St. Victor-de Pinho, CT

Joe da Rosa, CA

John Rebelo, CA

Marie Fraley, RI

Mary Borba Parente, CA

Gala Committee

Co-Chairs

Angela Costa Simões

Diniz Borges

Committee

Katherine Soares

Anabela DaCruz-Melo

Lisa de Medeiros Morris

Fernando G. Rosa

John Bento

Patricia Costa

Ida Barsotti

Rosie Hunt

Gina Barsotti

Aimee Fox

Allison Bateman

Antoinette Duarte

Full Page ad

Half Page ad

Quarter page ad

Business card ad

Business name Listing

Hotel Accommodations

Citizen's Hotel

926 J Street, Downtown Sacramento

 

Reserved Block of Rooms:

 

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 to Thursday, October 17, 2019

Standard Room: $229 per night plus tax and fees 

To make reservations:

1. Reservation Web link: Reserve here

 

2. Book by phone: 916-447-2700

 

3. Reference: “PALCUS Awards Gala ”

NOTE: Cutoff date is  September 13, 2019  for special PALCUS rate

Call Us: 1-202-466-4664 /  email: palcus@palcus.org   /  9255 Center St., Suite 404, Manassas, VA 20110

EIN: 52-1739459

Copyright (c) PALCUS, 2019.  All rights reserved.

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