News about area fundraisers and volunteer opportunities
• Race for the Roses, half-marathon and 5k run/walk benefit Albertina Kerr Centers, 7 a.m. half-marathon, 7:30 a.m. 5k, April 15, Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Runners and volunteers needed. Register online at www.race4theroses.org, or call 503-262-0174.
• The Chair Affair, 50 chairs by 50 artists on auction, a benefit for the Community Warehouse, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Design Within Reach, 1220 N.W. Everett St. Visit www.communitywarehouse.org/chairaffair.php, or call 503-224-0711.
• Easter With the Rabbits (Dogs and Cats, Too!), 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, April 8, Oregon Humane Society, 1067 N.E. Columbia Blvd. Visit with the Easter Bunny from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Call 503-285-7722, ext. 224, or visit www.oregonhumane.org.
• The Multnomah County Citizen Involvement Committee seeks nominations for the Gladys McCoy Citizen Involvement Award. The award is presented in recognition of outstanding lifetime volunteer service toward improving the countywide community in a manner exemplifying the life of Gladys McCoy, former chairwoman of the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners. Nominees should be citizen activist/volunteers who have made a substantial, positive change or contribution, with emphasis on civil rights, human rights, affirmative action, community, neighborhood, local political party, local government, environmental issues and/or education. Deadline is April 12. For nomination forms, call 503-988-3450, or visit www.co.multnomah.or.us/orgs/cic/gladysmccoy.shtml.
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