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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SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS FOR 2013

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in Scholarships | 0 comments

The Dana Point Historical Society is pleased to announce that it will be awarding two scholarships, each worth $1,000, to two graduating seniors. The Doris Walker Memorial Scholarship is given to a student living in Dana Point and graduating from Dana Hills High School (DHHS).  The Lucy Chavarrias-Saunderson Scholarship is given to a student living in Capistrano Beach and graduating from either San Clemente High School (SCHS) or San Juan Hills...

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Scholarships Awarded at Dana Point Historical Society Annual Barbecue

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 in Events, Scholarships | 0 comments

  Monday, June 25, 2012, DPHS awarded the $1000 Doris I. Walker Scholarship to Allison Payne (left) from Dana Hills High School, and the $1000 Lucy Chavarrias-Saunderson Scholarship to Capistrano Beach resident Jenay D. Drake (right) from San Clemente High School. There was lots of good food and wonderful friends, as well as a special goodbye to Bob and Pat Fairbanks who are moving to Portola Valley.  After 22 years as DPHS members and...

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2012 Dana Point Annual Scholarship BBQ

Posted by on Jun 11, 2012 in Events, Scholarships | 1 comment

Please join us for the Dana Point Historical Society annual barbeque fundraiser at beautiful Doheny State Beach. DPHS has awarded the $1000 Doris I. Walker Scholarship to Allison Payne from Dana Hills High School, and the $1000 Lucy Chavarrias-Saunderson Scholarship to Capistrano Beach resident Jenay D. Drake from San Clemente High School. This will be our June program, and will be held on Monday, June 25. The social hour begins at 6:00 p.m....

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