Thank You to Our 2017 Gala Sponsors!
CareOregon is committed to improving and protecting the health of communities throughout Oregon. We focus not just on health care — but on total health. Teaming with our Oregon Health Plan members, their families and their communities, we help Oregonians live better lives, prevent illness and respond effectively to health issues. We provide plan services to five Coordinated Care Organizations and Oregon’s Health CO-OP, and offer two Medicare plans supporting and enhancing sensible, localized, coordinated care. And, by offering learning opportunities to health professionals, we help improve health delivery nationwide.
Comcast NBC Universal
Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world’s best entertainment and online experiences.
Inspired by a rich heritage, Comcast NBCUniversal has the experience, creativity and leadership to shape the future of media and technology. We invest in and partner with individuals, programs and organizations that move our communities forward through leadership, empowerment, technology and innovation. The NBCUniversal Foundation supports today’s changemakers: those individuals, programs and organizations that strive to move our communities and our nation forward.
Created by Portland voters in 1958, the Prosper Portland has been a driving force in Portland’s reputation for vibrancy and livability. As Portland’s urban renewal and economic development agency, PP focuses on investing in the job creation, innovation and economic opportunity that will transform Portland into one of the world’s most desirable and equitable cities.
City of Portland
The City of Portland serves more than 600,000 people with programs and services led by Mayor Charlie Hales, and Commissioners Nick Fish, Amanda Fritz, Steve Novick, and Dan Saltzman.
We opened our doors in October 1995, and in 2007 relocated to the DeSoto Building on NW Davis Street, which we helped to renovate. Froelick Gallery exhibits and represents contemporary artists with strong and independent voices. Their works include many media, encompass many genre, and their careers range from emerging to established. The gallery’s reputation rests on the strength of the artists, the integrity of its employees, and the comfortable, welcoming atmosphere.
IBEW Local 48
For over one hundred years, the skilled, trained, professional, and certified Journeyman and Apprentice Electricians of IBEW Local 48 have helped the cities of Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington, as well as their surrounding areas, grow and prosper. They have provided the superior and safe electrical construction and maintenance work that has allowed this region’s residences, communities, and businesses to thrive. And they continue to maintain their Vision For The Future.
We are a large-format digital printer with one focus; helping our clients successfully achieve their marketing goals with the highest quality printed graphics. “We strive for a customer experience second-to-none…”
JP Morgan Chase
Diversity brings together people with unique perspectives, and inclusion creates opportunities for all individuals to contribute and work together to achieve success as a whole. We believe working in an inclusive environment motivates exceptional effort, or—put more simply—it makes us all better at what we do. Our diverse workforce helps our customers and business partners achieve their business goals. By recruiting the highest quality people who reflect the customers and communities that we serve, we increase our ability to deliver the best possible solutions.
At LMC Construction, we’re always building. We start well before we begin construction, front-loading each project with collaboration, clear communication and a can-do frame of mind. Some might say that’s a lot of “Cs.” Our clients find it’s a blueprint for success. Our focus is on helping our clients develop the best-laid plans and then executing them with the best team, quality and price.
McMenamins has been a neighborhood gathering spot throughout Oregon and Washington since 1983. Along with brewing beer, distilling spirits, opening hotels and vinting wine, our focus has expanded through the years to include a little bit about this, that and the other. Their goal is to keep the past in the present, to celebrate and connect us all with the people and events that have helped define each McMenamins property.
Pac/West is an award-winning communications firm that develops comprehensive solutions to the political and public relations challenges our clients face. Services include government affairs, campaigns, strategic communications, marketing, association management, digital media, web development, and creative services.
University of Oregon
We’re a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities—one of only 36 public universities committed to scientific exploration and interdisciplinary research. We’re founded on and committed to a tradition of classic liberal arts education. One dedicated to overcoming barriers and discovering how much there still is to discover. We’re driven by what we don’t know, and to finding the answers.
Against the Current Consulting
Against the Current Consulting Group is a Native consulting firm founded upon the American Indian principles and values of relationships, reciprocity, responsibility, redistribution, and respect. Against the Current Consulting Group supports and empowers positive change in our communities through strategic, community-based, and culturally competent capacity building and planning services.
For more than 160 years, BNSF Railway has been an essential connector – safely and efficiently transporting freight from point A to point B. But we don’t just move freight; we touch people and communities along the way. We’re proud to tell our story and how we strive to be a trusted partner worthy of your respect.
Deschutes Investment Consulting
Like the river from which our name is drawn, Deschutes Investment Consulting springs from Pacific Northwest origins. And like that river, our focus is straightforward and bold: we help our clients reach their goals. Our staff, our culture, our mission are about serving with integrity, purpose and perseverance, no matter the obstacles encountered along the way.
Heritage Bank believes in the possibilities for each and every person—and the power of community to improve the lives of those around us.
We invest significant time and resources toward creating hope and opportunities in the areas we serve. Whether we’re sponsoring philanthropic events or building houses for Habitat for Humanity, we’re always looking for ways to plug in and give back.
Local UA 290
Local 290 is a local union member of the United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters. We are a multi-craft union made up of more than four thousand active and retired members specializing in the fabrication, installation and servicing of piping systems.
Northwest Health Foundation
Northwest Health Foundation seeks to advance, support, and promote health in Oregon and southwest Washington. By providing grants to initiatives, forming partnerships with health and community leaders, and advocating for policy change, we are furthering our vision of giving every person the opportunity to lead a healthy life.
NWHF is a thriving, multi-faceted organization comprised of members from every walk of life, pursuing and nurturing initiatives to better the health of our communities, our states, and our region. We have a vision for health, and our grants, partnerships, and advocacy form a foundation for action.
For over 150 years, NW Natural has been a vital part of the Northwest, providing safe, efficient and reliable energy for homes and business. Based in Portland, Oregon, NW Natural serves customers in Western Oregon and Southwest Washington. Since the company started in 1859, it has played an integral role in the growth and success of Portland and other communities in Oregon and Southwest Washington. From cash and in-kind contributions and support for employee volunteerism to maintaining the highest standards of safety, reliability and customer service, we strive to earn the respect of customers and the broader community.
US Bank believes all people deserve the opportunity to dream, believe, and achieve.
The building blocks that made our country great – a stable job, a home to call your own, and a community connected through culture, recreation, and play – continue to be at the heart of possibility for all of us. Through U.S. Bank Community Possible, they invest their time, resources and passion in economic development by supporting efforts to create stable jobs, better homes and vibrant communities.