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Helen Gordon Child Development Center Hosts Annual Auction and Fundraiser, April 27
Author: Erin Malecha Arias (503-725-8794) Office of Marketing and Communications
Posted: March 30, 2006
What: Portland State University’s Helen Gordon Child Development Center (HGCDC) is hosting their fifth-annual auction to raise additional funds to sustain a quality educational program. The HGCDC provides care and education for over 200 children aged six months to six years, with a full-day kindergarten program offered. Directly affiliated with Portland State’s Graduate School of Education, the Center also serves as an academic laboratory resource welcoming participation by University faculty and students in the fields of early childhood education, child and family studies, psychology and related fields.


When: Thursday, April 27, 2006, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: Tiffany Center, 1410 SW Morrison, Portland.

Cost: Tickets for the dinner and auction are $30. (The evening includes both a silent and live auction.) All proceeds support the Center’s arts education program, tuition scholarships for low-income families and professional development for teachers.

Contact: For more information and to purchase tickets, contact Stephanie Jones, 503-725-3093, or email joness@pdx.edu. Interested media should contact Erin Malecha Arias, Office of Marketing and Communications, 503-725-8794.

Background: For more than 35 years, the Helen Gordon Child Development Center has been providing quality pre-school education for the children of Portland State University's students, faculty and staff, as well as for children of many other Portland area families. Located in a historic building on the corner of Southwest 12th Avenue and Market Street, the Helen Gordon Center has gained a reputation for its innovative programs, excellent teachers, and safe learning environment.

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For Immediate Release #06-052