First up was the Oregon League of Conservation Voter's16th Annual Celebration for the Environment. Each year, the dinner brings people from across the state together to celebrate our shared commitment to political action on behalf of Oregon’s environment. Special guests this year included Senator Jeff Merkley, and State Representative Ben Unger.
Next up, Human Solutions’ 25th Anniversary Gala and Auction. Human Solutions helps the most vulnerable members of our community build pathways out of poverty. Funds raised at this event support programs that shelter and house more than 750 people each night. Congratulations to the Human Solutions team on 25 years of service and success!
Lastly, Nick was honored to attend the Asian Reporter Foundation’s 15th Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet. The event honors young scholars, respected elders, and community groups. Over $980,000 in college scholarships has been awarded over the last 15 years. The Most Honored Award is given to seniors in recognition for their lives and accomplishments. This year, as in years past, Nick was honored to help present scholarships and awards at the event.
It was a great night filled with great people celebrating Portlanders working to make a difference in our community.