Announcement

General announcement

2012 Annual Holy Ghost Festa

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Sunday, May 13th – Wednesday, May 16th
8pm Recitation of the Rosary

Thursday, May 17th
Rosary at 7pm followed by Mass for the Sick

Friday, May 18th
Rosary at 7pm followed by Noite de Fados
With artists: Sandra Pacheco from Los Banos
Paulo Felipe & Avelino Teixeira from Canada

Saturday, May 19th
6pm Recitation of the Rosary
7:30 Cacoila Dinner
9pm Presentation of the Festa Committee, Queens & Court followed by a Dance
Music by Sem Duvida

Sunday, May 20th
9:30am Festa Parade line up from S.E.S.
10:45am Portuguese Mass by Father Eduino Silveira
1:30 pm Sopas for Parade and Guests
2:30pm Live Auction in the Dining Hall
8pm Dinner of Sopas

Festa President: Lino & Sandy Melo
Festa Vice President: Elias & Michelle Silveira
Festa Treasurer: Adriana Melo
Festa Secretary: Steve Lawrence, Sr.

You may send donations to:
Elk Grove Festa Committee
P.O. Box 176
Elk Grove, Ca 95759

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Great article and pictures on the Portuguese community from the past to the present in the Sacramento Bee!

Posted by on Aug 17, 2010 in Announcement | Comments Off on Great article and pictures on the Portuguese community from the past to the present in the Sacramento Bee!

http://www.sacbee.com/2010/08/17/2963337/fraternal-societies-appeal-dims.html

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2010 Annual Holy Ghost Festa

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May 9th to May 14th

8:00 pm Recitation of the Rosary

Saturday, May 15th

7:00 pm Recitation of the Rosary

7:30 pm Cacoila Dinner

9:00 pm Presentation of the Queens and Dance  

Sunday, May 16th

8:30am Breakfast for parade participants

9:30 am Parade procession from the S.E.S. Hall

11:00 am Portuguese Mass at St. Joseph’s Church

1:30 pm Sopas with Auction to follow

9:00 pm Dinner of Sopas followed by a Dance

 Festa President: Albert & Nelie Barcelos

Festa Vice President: Frank & Mena Rocha

Festa Treasurer: Evelyn Soares

Festa Secretary: Steve Lawrence Sr.

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Portuguese Fraternal Society of America (P.F.S.A.) Scholarships

Posted by on Jan 30, 2010 in Announcement | Comments Off on Portuguese Fraternal Society of America (P.F.S.A.) Scholarships

Great News!!

P.F.S.A has extended the deadline to submit Scholarship Applications to MARCH 15, 2010.

  • If you are a member of I.D.E.S./A.P.U.M.E.C., S.E.S., U.P.E.C. or U.P.P.E.C.
  • If you are a High School Senior
  • If you maintained a minimum 3.0 G.P.A. in your Sophomore, Junior, and Senior years
  • If you plan to attend a Vocational School, a Junior College, or a University

 You may qualify for a P.F.S.A. SCHOLARSHIP.

Time is of the essence! Completed Scholarship Applications and required documentation must be received in the P.F.S.A. Home Office by March 15, 2010.

For an application, please call 1-866-687-PFSA and they will mail you the application or visit the P.F.S.A. website at www.mypfsa.org and download it.

We also have two S.E.S. Council #76 scholarships available in the amounts of $1,500.00 and $1,000.00.  Any high school senior that is a member or child of a
donor needs to contact Antoinette Duarte and she will send them the scholarship application.  Must
be in by March 15, 2010.
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2010 Matança

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Elk Grove SES Council #76 Festa Matança

Saturday and Sunday January 23rd and 24th, 2010

Dinner: 6:00pm

Menu Includes: Torresmos, Linguica, Batas Doces, Cozidas, Beans, Bread, Rice Pudding and Fillozes

Come early and play cards with friends and family

Doors will be open at 3:00pm

Monetary and auction donations are appreciated!

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2009 Annual Holy Ghost Festa

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The 2009 Annual Holy Ghost Festa was a great success! Thank you to all the individuals that contributed countless hours of their time to make this event come together. Don’t forget that we are holding our annual Bloodless Bullfight at the Praça São João in Thornton on Friday, May 29th.

Vacada

Wow…that was a close one!

Vacada

Miranda Lawrence takes on the bull!

Pancake Breakfast

Justin and Nancy making delicious pancakes!

Pancake Breakfast

Stephen was the scrambled eggs master!

Kitchen Crew

The kitchen crew get their busy day started with a pancake breakfast!

Kitchen Crew

The men preparing the sopas for the first feeding

Festa Fun Times

The festa decorations were absolutely beautiful!

Festa Fun Times

All of the kids having fun in the dance hall!

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