The Portuguese-American Leadership Council of the United States
Serving our Community for 25 Years!
LUSUS Newsletter
The Online Newsletter of PALCUS
Special Events Invitation 

PALCUS is co-hosting two community events in June - A farewell luncheon for the Consul General in San Francisco, Dr. Nuno Mathias, and a Day of Portugal Awards Ceremony and Reception in Connecticut.  Please join us!

A Farewell Celebration for Dr. Nuno Mathias

Come join us for a farewell to the Honorable Consul General Nuno Mathias as he completes his diplomatic service from 2012-2017!

It will be an afternoon of celebration with food, fado, good memories and good company!

Fado performance by Rodrigo Costa Felix, renowned fado artist from Lisbon, Portugal

Special guests include: 
Presidente da Assembleia Legislativa da Região Autónoma dos Açores, Ana Luísa Pereira Luís 
Miguel Vaz, Luso-American Development Foundation - FLAD 
and many other Honorable Dignitaries.

10:30am to 12:00pm - Mass at Five Wounds Portuguese National Church, 1375 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95116

12:00pm to 4:00pm - Luncheon at I.E.S. Portuguese Hall, 1401 E. Santa Clara St., San Jose, CA 95116 
Traditional Cozido à Portuguesa by Joe Nunes
Wine, Dessert and No-Host Bar

Join dozens of local bay area organizations, Silicon Valley and community leaders thanking Consul General Mathias for his outstanding service to the Portuguese community in the western states of the United States.

Tickets $45
KidsZone for children entertainment 0-16 FREE

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Getting Your Portuguese Citizenship Service with 25% Discount

Portugal ReConnect is offering PALCUS members* a 25% discount on their service to obtain your Portuguese citizenship. If you didn't have a chance to watch PALCUS' webinar, "Getting Your Portuguese Citizenship: Benefits and Advantages" live, you can still watch it by following  this link. In the webinar, Portugal ReConnect's attorneys guide you through the criteria to help you find out whether you're eligible for the citizenship program.

*PALCUS Member in good standing, who has paid his/her 2016 or 2017 dues

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Jobs for Portuguese Speakers
Jobs for Portuguese Speakers

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Contact Information

Phone: 202-466-4664

9255 Center St., Suite 404
Manassas, VA 20110
PALCUS Mission

In order to create a singular voice to advocate  for the Portuguese-American and Luso-American communities at large, the Portuguese-American Leadership Council of the United States Inc. (PALCUS) was founded in 1991  as a 501(c)3 non-partisan, non-profit, organization headquartered in Washington D.C.
The PALCUS mission is to address domestic and international concerns of the Portuguese-American Community.
The Council conducts an expanding program of educational and public affairs activities on issues of interest to the Portuguese-American community and of salience to the Luso-American Relationship.
PALCUS is committed to serving the community through increasingly active government relations efforts, the promotion of a greater awareness of ethnic accomplishments and encouraging stronger ties between Portugal and the United States. In this role PALCUS advances the community professionally, politically and culturally while working to ensure that issues directly affecting our community are addressed through our network of government and community leaders.

PALCUS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization incorporated under the laws of the District of Columbia.  Donations are tax deductible to extent allowed by law.

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