Dana Point Youth Board Visits DPHS Museum

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Events, Scholarships, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

The City of Dana Point Youth Board, together with their advisor, Robert N. Sedita, Management Analyst, City of Dana Point, visited the DPHS museum on Thursday, February 6th, as part of their regularly scheduled Youth Board Meeting.  Elizabeth Bamattre, shown right, Event Chair of the Society’s Fourth Annual Reading of Two Years Before the Mast, invited the students to take part as readers, volunteers or both, at the Nature Interpretive...

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DORIS WALKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP for DANA HILLS HIGH SCHOOL (DHHS) and SAN JUAN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL (SJHHS)

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 in Scholarships | 2 comments

“The mission of the Dana Point Historical Society is to celebrate and preserve the history of Dana Point for current and future generations”    DORIS WALKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP for DANA HILLS HIGH SCHOOL (DHHS) and SAN JUAN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL (SJHHS)     Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for 2014  You are eligible to apply for our 2014 scholarship if: You are a high school senior graduating in 2014 and attending a trade school,...

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THE LUCY CHAVARRIAS-SAUNDERSON SCHOLARSHIP for SAN CLEMENTE HIGH SCHOOL (SCHS) and SAN JUAN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL (SJHHS)

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 in Scholarships | 0 comments

“The mission of the Dana Point Historical Society is to celebrate and preserve the history of Dana Point for current and future generations”   THE LUCY CHAVARRIAS-SAUNDERSON SCHOLARSHIP for SAN CLEMENTE HIGH SCHOOL (SCHS) and SAN JUAN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL (SJHHS)   Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for 2014   You are eligible to apply for our 2014 scholarship if: You are a high school senior graduating in 2014 and attending a trade...

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Beverly Sels Honored at “Picnic Mexicano” ; DPHS Scholarships Awarded

Posted by on Jul 13, 2013 in Events, Scholarships, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Dana Point Historical Society honored Beverly Sels at “Picnic Mexicano,” its scholarship fundraiser held on June 26, 2013.  More than 100 people attended. Jack Saunderson, son of scholarship namesake Lucy Chavarrias-Saunderson, prepared a mexican dinner that was a delicious representation of Lucy’s famous authentic recipes served at Lucy’s El Patio Cafe which included tacos, cheese enchiladas, rice and beans, and chips and...

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DPHS to Honor Beverly Sels at “Picnic Mexicano,” Our June Scholarship Fundraiser Event, on Wednesday, June 26, at 6 P.M.

Posted by on Jun 12, 2013 in Events, Member Profiles, Scholarships | 0 comments

How it all began: In March 1999, the Dana Point Historical Society honored Lucy Chavarrias-Saunderson as the Local Woman of Women’s History Month and she was the featured speaker at the monthly meeting.  President Beverly Sels reported, “It was a standing-room-only meeting with everyone enjoying her stories of the old days.” Lucy was the founder of Lucy’s El Patio Cafe in Capistrano Beach.  She started the restaurant in 1951 and it is...

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