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PACS NEWS: STORYTELLER TO SPEAK AT AWARDS DINNER (2/15/2016)
Dick Duerksen is a world traveler, photographer and exceptional storyteller.
DUERKSEN TO SPEAK AT AWARDS DINNER
FEBRUARY 15, 2016
PACS is pleased to announce that Dick Duerksen has agreed to speak at the Awards Dinner & Auction this year. Duerksen is a world traveler and photographer with an exceptional gift for storytelling. He most recenlty used his talents to represent Maranatha International, a volunteer-driven organization that has built hundreds of churches and schools in a variety of countries. Here are links to written stories and a speaking video by Dick Duerksen. The Awards Dinner is October 9 at the Embassy Suites Hotel--Portland Airport. It features a silent auction, and gourmet meal, and an awards presentation. All funds raised will support disadvantaged families meet basic needs like food and health care. Anyone intrested in sponsoring this event can call PACS at 503.252.8500 for more information.
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Your gift today will bring hope during the holidays to a family struggling to meet food and health care needs.
GIVE HOPE ON GIVING TUESDAY
DECEMBER 1, 2015
While the economy has improved and unemployment has eased, thousands of families are struggling with new barriers such as skyrocketing rent and low wages. Some have even become homeless and are living out of their cars, or worse. As the temperatures chill, please consider making a gift today, even if you're too late for Giving Tuesday. Through PACS, you can make a huge impact for someone who cannot afford adequate food or health care for themselves and their families.
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