Lafayette, Oregon, August 24th, 2013. Kyle Eisele, Brittney Wright, Duck Pond Cellars owners Scott and Lisa Jenkins and Steve and Angie Wright joined over 200 local Big Brothers Big Sisters Supporters at the Second Annual Perfect Pairings benefit. The fundraiser, hosted by The Stoller Family Estate and Duck Pond Cellars, paired elegant cuisine and wines to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest. Dinner was provided by Food and Wine Best New Chef 2012 Jenn Louis of Lincoln Restaurant.
Bank of America was named The 2013 Corporate Partner of the Year after awarding Big Brothers Big Sisters with the Neighborhood Builders Award which included $200,000 of unrestricted funds and helped match hundreds of children with mentors in the Columbia Northwest region.
This year’s event raised over $110,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters whose mission is straightforward: Provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.