Lake Oswego, October 27, 2014. Two non-profits, Lake Oswego Rotary Foundation and Lakewood Center for the Arts, share the proceeds of a unique fundraiser – a Lobster Feed & Charity Auction.Lake Oswego Rotary presented a check of $116,877.03 from the June 2014 event to Lakewood board president Don Irving. Rotary’s share of the event was $103,240.

Pictured are: Alan Bazzaz (Lake Oswego Rotary, President), and Don Irving (Lakewood Center for the Arts, Board President).

Pictured are: Alan Bazzaz (Lake Oswego Rotary, President), and Don Irving (Lakewood Center for the Arts, Board President).

This donation continues a partnership between the two organizations that began in 1980. The 2014 Lobster Feed benefit jointly staged and produced by the two organizations drew 620 people and was sold out (this year reciepents also included: Oswego Heritage Council, Lake Oswego Meals Network, Happy Trails Riding Center, Mobility Impaired Golf Association and Stove Teams International.)

Lakewood Center for the Arts is the largest arts provider in Clackamas County and this fundraiser represents about 33% of the dollars raised annually to support our performing and visual arts programming. (photo credit, Andrew Edwards)

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