Portland, February 27th, 2015. Ride Connection held its annual fundraiser and auction, Going Places, at the Oregon Zoo, raising $52,000 for accessible transportation in the area. Sabine Wild and Leslie Foren celebrated a win during the ‘Heads and Tails’ competition.

Elaine Wells (Ride Connection Executive Director), Eileen Concannon, Kevin Concannon (USDA Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services), Claire Potter, (TriMet Senior Operations Analyst)

Elaine Wells (Ride Connection Executive Director), Eileen Concannon, Kevin Concannon (USDA Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services), Claire Potter, (TriMet Senior Operations Analyst)

Ride Connection is a non-profit working with community partners to provide transportation for older adults and people with disabilities.  It was at the event that the organziation honored Executive Director, Elaine Wells, for 25 years of service to Ride Connection. The event drew 200 people and sponsors included Fred Meyer, Providence Health & Services, Creative Bus Sales, Dragonfly Greetings & Gifts, Holst Architecture, Housing Development Center, Pacific Continental Bank, Polar Systems, Roeder & Company, and Terwilliger Plaza.

Elaine Wells receives an award from Allison Stoll, honoring her 25 years of dedicated, passionate service to Ride Connection.

Elaine Wells receives an award from Allison Stoll, honoring her 25 years of dedicated, passionate service to Ride Connection.

Ride Connection and its network of partners serve individuals in Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties with customer-focused, safe, reliable transportation options.

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