p:earblossoms 2010: LIGHT, May 22nd 2010


KBOO is a proud co-sponsor of p:ear's 8th annual fundraiser: 

When: May 22nd, 2010

Where: Luxe Autohaus, 410 NE 17th Portland, OR

p:ear’s 8th annual fundraiser, celebrating another year of trusting relationships with Portland’s homeless  and transitional youth.  Through education, art, recreation, job, housing, muraling and mentoring programs, these young people are learning to grow and thrive in our community.

Be one of the many people bringing LIGHT to these young peoples’ lives on May 22nd for p:ear’s largest celebration of the year!  From a gallery of p:ear youth and guest artist work to espresso drinks served by PBS (p:ear barista school), you’ll experience abundant food, local wine and champagne, and an extensive 100+ silent auction!

Adam Shearer, who will not only emcee the evening, but also perform with his band, Weinland, as part of “Uprising”, a new collaboration by OBT soloists Candace Bouchard and Adrian Fry.  And award-winning Johnna Wells will host our fabulous Live Auction featuring vacations, parties, cooking classes and more.  Aerial work by The Circus Project and the light-hearted “Sponsor Cheer” by The Good Time Girls Cheerleading Squad round out the evening!

Don’t forget to buy your Golden Raffle Ticket – your chance to win any Live Auction item (drawn right before the auction), and make sure to stay late for the “Dark Bar” after-party, featuring whiskey drinks and hamburgers!

If you are interested in learning more about this event series, specific venues, interviewing a p:ear administrator, or participating in the series, please contact Pippa Arend at 503-201-2667 or email:

pippa (at) pearmentor.org.


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