We’re pleased to announce that the Giving Gala event held on April 27, 2018 at the Heathman Lodge, Vancouver raised $99,656 and netted $75,938 after event expenses and salaries! These proceeds will go directly to support Innovative’s programs that serve children, adults, and families in our community who have disabilities or other challenges.
Rod Hill, KGW Meteorologist, was the M.C. for the evening and Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle led the paddle raise. Guests who attended the Giving Gala event enjoyed an elegant plated dinner, games and activities, and an inspiring program featuring stories of individuals who have received services from Innovative. Throughout the night, they celebrated 55 years of service in Clark County and 10 years in the Mary Firstenburg Family Center with CEO Emeritus, Launda Carroll, as guest of honor.
We’re grateful to everyone who attended the event, contributed generously, and supported the event through sponsorship, including Presenting Sponsor: Pacific Lifestyle Homes, Hosting Sponsor: RSV Building Solutions, Co-Sponsor: The Vancouver Clinic, Community Partner: The Heathman Lodge, Media Partner, Vancouver Business Journal, and Supporting Sponsors: Columbia Credit Union, Christenson Electric, JD Fulwiler & Co. Insurance, Pacific Office Automation, Subaru, Sustainable Wealth Management, and Umpqua Bank. Special thanks to Innovative’s Development Functional Board for planning, coordinating and executing this great event.