Get ready for a party with a purpose. It's one of Portland's premier events, and you won't be disappointed - especially if you grab one of the fantastic items up for bid at low prices!
All is set for the Oregon Partnership annual dinner and auction, Saturday, May 2 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. The silent auction begins at 5:30 p.m.....followed by dinner and an oral auction with fantastic bargains and international travel items!
Make your reservations now, and take part in an evening of fun while supporting the drug
Oregon Partnership is honored to present the Mary Oberst Award for Leadership in Preventing Underage Drinking to Mike Roach, owner of Paloma Clothing, and parent advocate.
This annual award is given to an individual who has devoted themselves to raising public awareness about the devastating impact of alcohol on young minds and bodies.
As a community activist and long-time volunteer in Portland Public Schools, Mike Roach founded the Parent Action Network at West Sylvan Middle School and is co-chairperson of the Health Action Network at Lincoln High School.
His tireless work has been
This from the Oregonian:
The normally diplomatic state liquor control commission doesn't like to weigh in on alcohol taxes.
But the three-member board unanimously endorsed a resolution on Thursday asking the Legislature to take a hard look at raising the privilege tax on beer and wine. And they had some harsh words for legislators.
Christie Scott, spokeswoman for the OLCC, acknowledges this is unique behavior for the board.
Calls to the state’s 24-hour crisis and suicide prevention lines run by Oregon Partnership are coming in at a rate of about 50% higher than a year ago. And the economy is a major reason.
“It’s been this way since September of last year,” says Leslie Storm, Director of OP’s Crisis Line Program.