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NYPALC PORTUGAL DAY LEADERSHIP AWARDS GALA 2020

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Portuguese American Center of Suffolk

1216 Portion Road

Farmingville, NY 11738

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Celebrate the New York Portuguese-American Community

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NYPALC Portugal Day Leadership Awards 2019

NYPALC will bring together its' 70 Member Organizations representing the Portuguese-American Community of the State of New York, along with public officials and special guests, to honor those that have left an everlasting impression in our quest to enhance our Portuguese-American Community, support our youth and promote our culture.

The NYPALC Leadership Awards are presented annually at the NYPALC Portugal Day Gala to outstanding New York Portuguese-Americans who have distinguished themselves by noteworthy achievement and service to our Community.

  • The NYPALC Leadership Awards:
  • Honorable Service Award: Brigadier General Americo Augusto Sardo, posthumously. (Portuguese American Cultural Center of the Tarrytowns - Westchester County)
  • Fernando Silva Community Service - Antonio Oliveira de Amorim (Dutchess County)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Fatima Ward (Escola Antero Figueiredo - Suffolk County)
  • New York State Portugal Day Parade Grand Marshal 2020: Mario Gil (Portuguese Recreation Club, Jamaica - Queens County)
  • President of the Year: Jose Morais (Academia de Bacalhau, Long Island - Nassau County)
  • Man of the Year: Joao Oliveira (Long Island Portuguese American Center, Brentwood - Suffolk County)
  • Woman of the Year: Cristina Marques (Portuguese American Community Center, Yonkers - Westchester County)
  • Young Man of the Year: Ruben Santos (Portuguese American Community Center, Spring Valley - Rockland County)
  • Young Woman of the Year: Sofia Alice (Portuguese Recreation Club, Jamaica - Queens County)
  • Young Revelation Award: Mattisse Barreira (Long Island Portuguese Lions Club District 20-K2, Mineola - Nassau County)
  • Young Revelation Award: Sofia Chedas (Long Island Portuguese American Center, Brentwood - Suffolk County)
  • Educator of Year: Maria Ribeiro (Escola S. Teotónio, Brentwood - Suffolk County)
  • The Business of the Year: Lusitania Restaurant (Yonkers - Westchester County)
  • The Fernando Silva Award: Antonio Oliveira de Amorim (Hudson Valley Portuguese American Cultural Center, Hopewell Junction - Dutchess County)

Dress Code: Black Tie

The New York Portuguese American Leadership Conference (NYPALC) is the federation of Portuguese-American organizations in the state of New York.

NYPALC is an independent, non-profit organization with no political affiliations that empowers the New York Portuguese and Portuguese American citizens through advocacy, civic engagement, community development and, education. Currently, with 70 member organizations, NYPALC is the voice of the Portuguese Americans in the State of New York with the mission of representing, advocating, promoting and defending the interests and rights of the Portuguese American Community in New York State, and foster good-fellowship.

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Portuguese American Center of Suffolk

1216 Portion Road

Farmingville, NY 11738

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