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Simon Benson Awards Dinner
Wednesday, March 1, 2006 - 6:00pm

Seventh Annual Simon Benson Awards Dinner

Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan will be the featured speaker at Portland State University's annual Simon Benson Awards Dinner on March 1, 2006, honoring philanthropists Gary and Barbara Ames and Ken and Marta Thrasher.

In its seventh year, the Simon Benson Awards dinner is Portland's premiere philanthropic event, celebrating Pacific Northwest residents who are advocates for philanthropy. Named after one of Oregon's philanthropic pioneers, the award recognizes individuals who are visionaries and have generously given time and/or money to support the lives of generations of Oregonians.

When: Reception at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. March 1, 2006

Where: Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Sponsorships, tables and individual tickets at the event are available to the public; call Judy Anderson, event director, at 503-725-8212 for more information. Presenting sponsors are Wells Fargo and the Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund.