About Town: Q Center Gala

 

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Host Tara Dublin

Q Center’s 2014 Gala was the most successful fundraiser in agency history, raising nearly $157,000 through ticket sales to the VIP party, dinner or afterparty, during the auction, or donations collected during the special appeal.

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Musician Ruth Radelet of Chromatics
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Wild Planet Radio Director Bobby Harsell & Portland Musician and Q Center Publicist Logan Lynn

 

Q Center, which operates both the LGBTQ Community Center and the Sexual & Gender Minority Youth Resource Center (SMYRC) in Portland, has just completed its 10th year of service. Q Center provides a safe space to support and celebrate LGBTQ diversity, visibility and community building. Q Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization which offers multi-generational programs and services in four core areas: Arts & Culture; Education & Training; Health & Wellness and Advocacy.

Q Center’s 2014 Gala Event sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor- The Standard
Patron Sponsor- Comcast
Sustaining Sponsor- Imperial Sovereign Rose Court, Lane Powell PC, Northwest Health Foundation, Travel Portland
VIP Sponsor- French Quarter Linens
Supporting Sponsor- Bling Dental, Stoel Rives
In Kind Sponsors- Absolut, Cupcake Jones, Equinox Restaurant, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, Nike

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Former Portland Mayor Sam Adams (left) with Current Portland Mayor Charlie Hales (right)
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Portland Mayor Charlie Hales with Bob Speltz

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