You’re invited to an evening of excellence celebrating our youth when the United Negro College Fund Portland Leadership Council hosts a scholarship fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 29 at 5 p.m. at Columbia Edgewater Country Club, 2220 N.E. Marine Dr.
Evening activities include silent auction, cocktails, raffle and program. Keynote speaker will be Ruth Williams Brinkley, president Pacific NW Region Kaiser Foundation Hospitals & Health Plan. Music and entertainment will feature DJ Michael Morris and Alonzo Chadwick. The evening emcee will be Jerry Bell, Jr., award winning TV and film actor, producer and director.
The reason for the occasion is to celebrate UNCF Portland Portfolio Project Students. The UNCF Portland Portfolio Project is a unique college preparatory program that provides high schools with the tools to get to college and be successful.
Dr. Karin Edwards, president of the Portland Community College Cascade Campus; Dr. Michele Cruse, dean of students at the PCC Cascade Campus; Joy Fowler, vice president Umpqua Bank; and Ruth Williams Brinkley, president Pacific NW Region Kaiser Foundation Hospitals & Health Plan will be honored for their outstanding support of the UNCF Portland Portfolio Project.
For more information, visit uncf.org/pnweoto.