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BUILD WITH US!

Oregon Tradeswomen’s VIRTUAL Blue Collar Gala and Awards Ceremony

Saturday, October 10, 2020
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm – Pre-Gala Show
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Virtual Gala

Silent Auction:
Opens at Noon, Tuesday, October 6
Bidding closes on Monday, October 12 at 8:00 pm

Join Oregon Tradeswomen’s entire community – near and far for an online benefit celebrating strength, resilience, and the inspiring stories of tradeswomen.

Your support will help raise critical funds to ensure women in our community can continue to access the no-cost career preparation and support resources to help them succeed in a career they have fought hard to get into. Sponsorship and event host opportunities are detailed below, and we welcome your questions about getting involved in our 4th annual Build With Us! Blue Collar Gala.

 

 

Reserve your free ticket and get email updates with exciting event updates, a preview of the incredible silent auction items, and more!

 

AWARD NOMINATIONS

The deadline has passed to make an award nomination for our fourth annual Woman on the Rise award, and Wanda Hall Legacy Award, in honor and memorium of Wanda Hall, whose stellar commitment to mentoring and serving as a champion of tradeswomen at the Portland Water Bureau, helped many women find a rewarding career in in the skilled trades.

 

Awards will be presented during Build With Us! on Saturday, October 10th 2020 between 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.

 

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Sponsorship and event host opportunities are available, and we welcome your questions about getting involved in our 4th annual Build With Us! Blue Collar Gala.

Contact:
Lisa Palermo, Development Director
lisa@tradeswomen.net  |  503.335.8200 x 138

 

RECORD A VIDEO TO BE PART OF THE EVENT!

One of the most generous gifts you can give to the team and community at Oregon Tradeswomen is to record a video a testimonial sharing, in your own words, why our work matters, or how Oregon Tradeswomen’s training or programs have helped you along the way. We are using these videos during the event so our broad and diverse community sees all the ways our work together matters. If you’re up for it, please record the video starting with “Because of Oregon Tradeswomen” and download this tip sheet for more information and how to get your video to us.

Thank you so much!

Video Tips Document

2019 BUILD WITH US! RECAP

Thank you for celebrating 30 years with Oregon Tradeswomen at our annual Blue Collar Gala, for helping us build the future home of Oregon Tradeswomen, and increasing our capacity to help more women change their lives.

Congratulations to all Woman on the Rise award nominees, and to the 2019 Award Winners! Oregon Tradeswomen salutes you for your perseverance, passion, and grit! Thank you for your many contributions to our community, industry, and movement!

 

Pictured from Left:

Valerie Curbelo
Shaz Lynch
Sara Moore
and
Aisha Winters (who was not able to attend the event)

And to our inaugural Equity Partner Award recipient, Rod Belisle, NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center, congratulations and thank you for being a true partner in our mission and work at Oregon Tradeswomen. There is not enough cake in the world to express our gratitude for all you do for us and tradeswomen everywhere.

Oregon Tradeswomen is grateful to all of our event sponsors, table hosts, auction donors, Fashion Show Sponsors, Beverage Sponsors, and everyone who gave generously to support our mission and tradeswomen across our community and industry.

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR 2019 SPONSORS:

Platinum

 

Gold 

Silver

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
Portland Water Bureau
Turner Construction Company

Bronze

Kiewit
Morel Ink
Streimer Sheet Metal Works
TriMet
Walsh Construction Co.

Fashion Show Sponsors

Dovetail Workwear
KEEN Utility

Beer Sponsor

Rosenstadt Brewery

Soda Sponsor

PepsoCo

Photo Booth Sponsor

ReCraft Home Remodeling

Thank you!

 

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