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    Chapel Dedication

    Please join us in celebrating the dedication of our Portuguese Chapel into the National Registry of Historic Places!

    Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 12pm, located in front of our Portuguese Chapel “Capela.”

    Luncheon and Entertainment to follow.

    Please RSVP if you will be attending the dedication to Stacy Amaral, Chapel Chair, at slamaral123@outlook.com or by calling the UPSES at (619) 223-5880

    Please click Read More below for more information!

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    Wine Tasting & Comedy Night

    Cabrillo Festival Inc proudly presents Wine Tasting & Comedy Night!

    Friday, August 18, 2017

    Doors open at 6pm, Wine Tasting 6:00pm – 7:30pm and Comedy Show 8:00pm – 10:00pm

    Comedy Tickets $20 per person

    Wine Tasting $10 per flight

    To purchase your tickets or for more information please click Read More

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    Festa da Lapa

    SAVE THE DATE for the Second Annual Festa da Lapa!

    Labor Day Weekend

    Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 3pm

    Portuguese Foods, Desserts, Drinks, Entertainment and more!

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    U.P.S.E.S. Chapel News

    The California State Historical Resources Commission voted and have accepted our very own UPSES Chapel “Capela” as a State of California historical building!

    It will now be sent to the Office of Historic Preservation Department in Washington D.C. to be finalized as a Historical Building.

    A big thank you goes out to John & Geri Lauriano who have worked tirelessly on this project, congratulations!

    In addition Supervisor Greg Cox and the Board of Supervisors proclaimed Tuesday, March 21, 2017 as Portuguese Chapel Day in the City of San Diego!

    Please click READ MORE for pictures of the proclamation ceremony.

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    U.P.S.E.S. Wine Club

    Join the Portuguese Market’s exclusive Wine Club today for just $30 per month or $330 for the year!

    Build great friendships over our love for Portuguese Wine. For more information or to download the Wine Club application, please READ MORE!

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    U.P.S.E.S. Scholarship

    UPSES awards up to five $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors of Portuguese decent each year.

    For more information please click READ MORE and download the application

    Deadline is July 15, 2017!

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    Little Portugal

    We are officially trying to form a Little Portugal district in Point Loma. However we can’t do it without your support and community donations. As a donor you will be part of an amazing historic creation here in San Diego.

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    Our Heritage Walk of Faith

    Honor a loved one or commemorate a special event with Our Heritage Walk of Faith. Purchase your very own paver to be placed in front of our Portuguese Hall!

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    Portuguese Consulate Services

    Portuguese Consulate Services here at the Portuguese Hall!

    To schedule an appointment or for more information please READ MORE

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About United Portuguese S.E.S. Inc

San Diego’s Portuguese community today is made up of immigrants from the Azores, Madeira, and mainland Portugal going back five generations in some cases. As Portuguese, we have a natural pride in our traditions and in the global accomplishments of our ancestors. We strive to honor those who have come before us, preserve our traditions and customs, and instill in our youth the spirit of devotion to the Espirito Santo, so our community will go forward in faith and tradition, generation after generation.

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