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Celebrate Tualatin banquet theme is Going Green

TUALATIN - The Tualatin Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2008 Celebrate Tualatin event.

The chamber will be accepting nominations for outstanding citizens, volunteers and businesses in Tualatin until March 21. Nomination forms are available at the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce, 18791 S.W. Martinazzi Ave. Award categories include Outstanding Chamber Volunteer, Business Excellence Award, Distinguished Citizen Award, Spirit of Tualatin Award, Outstanding Young Person Award, Commitment to Youth Award and Outstanding Service Award.

The Celebrate Tualatin dinner will be held April 17 at the Tualatin Country Club, 9145 S.W. Tualatin Road.

And in recognition of Earth Day, the theme of this year's event will be 'Going Green.' Table sponsors will be encouraged to produce a table centerpiece in the 'Going Green' theme.

Sponsors for this year's event include Portland General Electric, Community Newspapers, Haggen Food and Pharmacy, West Coast Bank, Quick n'Clean, Legacy Meridian Park Hospital, the Tigard-Tualatin School District, Emerge Medical Spa, A Group Real Estate, IDG Mortgage and the city of Tualatin.

Event tickets are $30 a person. The keynote speaker is Bill MacKenzie, communications manager for Intel Texas and Intel Oregon. MacKenzie is set to speak on 'Green Business-The Intel Perspective.'