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Johnson Creek 20th Anniversary Celebration

May 21, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

20140522 audience shot listening to colin thorneOnline registration has closed. Tickets are available at the door.

Johnson Creek 20th Anniversary Celebration at Reed College (Kaul Auditorium)
Thursday, May 21

Register by May 14 ($50):

After May 14, cost to attend is $60.

Social Hour starts at 4:30pm

Join the Council before the program begins to enjoy a silent auction with over 30 items, poster displays, live music, beer and wine (one selection of which is included with your ticket price), and hors d’oeuvres.

Silent Auction Packages (bidding is from 4:30pm-6:30pm)

Swimming and Sailing and Sandwiches
Gift certificate from Devil’s Dill, Popinas Swimwear and a sailing excursion with Bruce Newton for two.

Date Night
Tickets to the Oregon Symphony, gift certificates to Laurelwood Brewery and the Olive Garden.

Framed Art by Marty Urman 

Framed Nature Photography by Gary Wolff

Upcycled Doggy Jackets
Package includes treats and collars from Sellwood Dog Supply and upcycled water bowls and jackets made by staffer Cathy Geiger.

Family Night
Passes to the Zoo, OMSI, Bogs Boot gift certificate and food from Pietro’s Pizza.

Join knitting enthusiast Marie Walkiewicz at her home for afternoon full of knitting projects. Great way to learn!

Glass Vase & Next Adventure Gift Card ($100)
Donated by Board Member Kirk Wilson

Beer Lovers 
Beer from Worthy Brewing, and gift certificates to Hopworks and McMennamins

Early Bird Special 
Blue Kangaroo gift basket, and gifts from Zipcar, Patagonia and Keen.

Portland Timbers 
Signed jersey!

Spanish Tapas Party
Six guests are invited to the home of Board Member Dick Schubert. Him and his wife are seasoned spanish travellers and invite you to cultural evening full of delicious food and wine.

Vacation Cabin 
Bob and Mary Ann Schmidt are offering two nights at their Mt. Hood cabin.

Skamania Lodge 
One nights stay and golf for four.

Treat Yourself of Someone You Love 
Jewelry from Shaylynn Davis, 30-min massage from University of Western States, and food treats donated by Maggie Skenderian and John Schuberg.


Dinner will begin at 6:00pm and will include vegetarian options and dessert.

Executive Director Daniel Newberry will kick-off the event. Watershed Science Director Robin Jenkinson will then provide an overview of the 2015-2025 Johnson Creek Restoration Action Plan. The last Action Plan was created in 2002 and 95% of the projects listed have been accomplished.

Riffle Awards will close the program. Every year the Council’s Riffle Awards are presented to individuals and groups whose actions in the Johnson Creek Watershed in the past year best exemplify and support the mission of the Johnson Creek Watershed Council: to promote restoration and stewardship of a healthy Johnson Creek Watershed through sound science and community engagement.

This year’s winners include:

Nonprofit/Community Group
Confluence Environmental Center

School/Youth group
Mt. Scott Learning Center

Individual/Ernie Francisco Award
Kevin D. Hay

Government/Public Entity
East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District

Walker Emulsions

Following the Riffle Awards, a special guest will also be inviting our attendees to become donating members to the Council. The event will end with silent auction winner announcements no later than 8:00pm. Folks are welcome to continue enjoying the music and drinks until 9:00pm.

Questions about the event? Please contact Amy at 503-652-7477 or after business hours at 541-968-3530. You can also email the Council at [email protected]

Thank You Sponsors!

Aquatic Contracting, Brown and Caldwell,  CH2M Hill, City of Gresham, Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District, ESA Vigil-Agrimis, Freeway Land II, GeeksAKnockin’, Interfluve, Metro, Oregon RFID, Otak, Riverview Community Bank

Sponsorship opportunities are still available to support this event (until May 12).

See details here.



May 21, 2015
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Reed College, Kaul Auditorium
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard
Portland, OR 97202