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Event Chairs Lynn and Scottie Johnson with OMSI Presidnet, Nancy Stueber

Portland, May 4th. OMSI supporters were invited to a Gala of surprises benefiting future generations of innovators and problem solvers. Gala Chairs, Lynn and Scottie Johnson celebrated with OMSI President, Nancy Stueber at the event. Their objective is to, “Light the path of learning for children and families throughout the Northwest.”

Kimberly Cooper, Jon Jaqun, Julie Aronson, Peter Aronson, Chris Logan, Cheryl Vandemore, Mark Dorman, Michelle Dorman

Jon Jaqun, Kimberly Cooper,  Julie Aronson, Peter Aronson, Chris Logan, Cheryl Vandemore, Mark Dorman, and Michelle Dorman

The black-tie optional event drew 370 guests. It featured a cocktail reception and live auction hosted by KGW’s Brenda Braxton.

Justin Lee, Annie Lee, Jennifer Daneluck, Bob Maloney, David Hosenpud, Miri Hosenpud

Justin Lee, Annie Lee, Jennifer Daneluck, Bob Maloney, David Hosenpud, Miri Hosenpud

 

Congressman Earl Blumenauer and his wife, Margaret with Jon Jaqua

Congressman Earl Blumenauer and his wife, Margaret with Jon Jaqua

Christine Vernier, Ted Vigeland, Dave Vernier and Julie Vigeland

Cocktails were out of this world

Dale and Alba Rouse

Jerry Baker and Nancy Lematta

Chris Hall, Jill Hall, Holly Coit, Bill Coit, Catherien Ingvaldsen, Trond Ingvaldsen

Kim and John Bradley

Sheila and Ross Lienhart

Traci Wheeler, John Wheeler, Beth Gilstrap and Brian Gilstrap

The event was held in memory of Fred and Suzanne Fields/JW and Martha Rosacker.

From OMSI:
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is a scientific, educational, and cultural resource center dedicated to improving the public’s understanding of science and technology. OMSI makes science exciting and relevant through exhibits, programs, and experiences that are presented in an entertaining and participatory fashion.