Hillsboro, July 18th, 2015. With record-breaking sell-out crowds, the Oregon International Airshow soared into the metro area for a hot July weekend. Net proceeds from the event are returned to the community through donations to local charities and non-profits. Since 1988, the Air Show has donated more than $1.4 million to 475 organizations. On Sunday July 19th, gates open at 9:00, and the show starts at 11:00am.

LT Amber Lynn Daniel of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels will be meeting and greeting air show fans at the Southern Oregon University booth at the Intel Oregon International Air Show Presented by Standard TV & Appliance for the next hour. LT Daniel is a proud graduate of SOU!

Southern Oregon University graduate LT Amber Lynn Daniel of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels received the celebrity treatment at the air show. Lt Daniel is the Blue Angels Public Affairs Officer.

Public Affairs Officer, Lt. Amber Lynn Daniel, @SouthernOregonUniversityAlumniAssociation is signing autographs at the University’s booth

Public Affairs Officer, Lt. Amber Lynn Daniel, @SouthernOregonUniversityAlumniAssociation is signing autographs at the University’s booth

Jacquie B is getting ready to go live on KGW to talk about this weekend's Intel Oregon International Air Show Presented by Standard TV & Appliance.

Jacquie B is getting ready to go live on KGW to talk about this weekend’s Intel Oregon International Air Show Presented by Standard TV & Appliance.

At age 50, Jacquie B. began her career as an aerobatics pilot. She is the first woman to do so at such an age. Since her start, she has switched from a biplane to a sleeker Extra 300 monoplane with two seats. She can now give rides and share her love and passion of flying with others across the country.

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will be making their first appearance at the show since 2007.

She holds a Commercial Certificate in land-based aircraft as well as a seaplane rating and holds a Level 1 ACE card which allows her to perform down to the surface.

 Blue Angel #7 Capt. Jeff Kuss arrive in Oregon in preparation for the Intel Oregon International Air Show

Blue Angel #7 Capt. Jeff Kuss arrive in Oregon in preparation for the Intel Oregon International Air Show

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels made their first appearance at the show since 2007.

Take part in the 2nd Annual Run on the Runway 5K and experience the unique opportunity to actually run on the Hillsboro Airport runways. The 5K course will wind you around the airport runways and taxiways and send you out to places only planes can go!  Come out, join the fun, and support the Hillsboro Schools Foundation. The 2nd annual event is open to just 500 runners aged 14 and older and is open to individuals and groups. The run will be timed and awards will be given for the following divisions: TBA Day and Time: Sunday, July 19, 2015 Entry to airport run starting area: 8:00am Start of Race: 9:00am* Registration packet and fees: The Run on the Runway 5K is open to 500 runners aged 14 and older. Due to Air Show restrictions, the run MUST finish by 10:30am. Please do not register if you cannot complete the 5K in one hour. $45 includes a chipped run bib, free parking, one general admission ticket to the Air Show and official run shirt. $30 includes chipped run bib, free parking and official run shirt. Groups should contact the Air Show office at 503-629-0706.

There’s also an annual Run on the Runway 5K and experience the unique opportunity to actually run on the Hillsboro Airport runways. The 5K course winds around the airport runways and taxiways and send runners out to places only planes can go.
It supports  Hillsboro Schools Foundation. The 2nd annual event is open to just 500 runners aged 14 and older and is open to individuals and groups.

Are you interested in becoming an organization supported by the Air Show?

GRANT INFORMATION:
Are you interested in becoming an organization supported by the Air Show? Organizations which are well suited for Air Show grants are those focusing on Education, Social Services, Community Events /Projects and Veteran/Military Foundations.

NEW IN 2015!
The application process has been simplified. We no longer require a preliminary Letter of Inquiry. Grant Application deadline: August 20

GRANT APPLICATION

charity

Charity Information:
The Air Show is making a difference every year in Oregon. Since 1988 more than $1.4 million has been given to local charities and non-profit organizations. The Air Show is a strong supporter of schools and encourages community involvement and volunteerism.

2014 Benefactors of Air Show dollars:

Adventure without Limits
Albertina Kerr
Alternative Services of Oregon
Amy Roloff Charity Foundation
A Place of Worship
ARC of Multnomah County
ARC of Washington County
Bag & Baggage Productions
Bethesday Lutheran Home
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Boys & Girls Aid
Boys & Girls Club: A Safe Shelter
Boy Scout Troop 240
Boy Scout Troop 581
Boy Scout Troop 606
Candlelighters: Children with Cancer
Cascade Behavioral Healthcare
Celebrate Hillsboro
Chehalem Youth & Family Services
Children’s Cancer Association
Christian Youth Theater
Clackamas Firefighters Pipes & Drums
Clark Co. Veteran’s Assistance Ctr.
Classic Aircraft Aviation Museum
Community Access Services
Community Action of Wash. Co.
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation
DePaul Youth & Family Center
Edwards Center
Eliot Group Home
Essentials Health Clinic
Evergreen Middle School Endeavor Program
Folk Time Inc.
Forest Grove Chamber of Commerce
Forest Grove Elks
Forest Grove Elkettes
Friends of the Carpenter
Friends of the Children
Friends of the Cornelius Library
Good Neighbors
Girl Scout Troup 42293
Harmony Housing
Hillsboro 20/20
Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce
Hillsboro Community Foundation
Hillsboro Elks Lodge 1862
Hillsboro Library Foundation
Hillsboro Rotary Club
Hillsboro Schools Foundation
Hillsboro Tuesday Market
HomePlate Youth Services
Homeward Bound
Hospice & Palliative Care of WA. Co
Independence Northwest
The Inn BRS Programs
Inukai Family Boys & Girls Club
Lifeworks NW
Luke-dorf Inc: Safe Haven &
Hartner House
Make A Wish
Meals on Wheels People
Memorial Fund for Veterans of WA Co.
Mobility Impaired Golf Association
Mt. Wave Search & Rescue
Muscular Dystrophy Association
National Assoc. for Black Veterans
NAMI of Wash. County
Newport Chamber of Commerce
No. Coast Down Syndrome Network
NW Council of Air Shows Found.
Northwest Senior Theater
Off the Couch Events
The Olalla Center for Children & Families
Oregon Crusaders
Oregon Fire Service Honor Guard
Oregon Friends of Shelter Animals
Oregon Hunters Assoc. of Tualatin Valley
Oregon r.i.s.e. Center
Oregon Symphony Association
Oregon Youth Authority
Orenco Presbyterian Church
Providence Health Foundation
Portland Homeless Family Solutions
Portland Rose Festival Foundation
Public Safety ChaplaincyPublic Safety Reserves:
-Hillsboro
-Clackamas CountyWashington Co. Explorers
Quiet Waters Outreach
Rebuilding Together Wash. County
Returning Veterans Project
Red Cross Blood Drive
Rotary Club of McMinnville
Royal Rosarians
Salvation Army – Tualatin Valley
Self Determination Resources Inc
Society for Design Engineers
Sonrise Church: Food Pantry
Special Olympics
St Mary’s Home for Boys
Starlight Children’s Foundation NW
Supporters of Comm. Sr. Center of Hillsboro
Tualatin Valley Harmony Masters
United Cerebral Palsy
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2666
Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Wall
Virginia Garcia Memorial Found.
Wash. Co Bicycle TransportationCoalition
Wash. Co Health & Human Services
Washington County Museum
Westside Community Focus
West Tuality Habitat for Humanity
Young Life – Hillsboro
Youth Contact Inc.
Youth Village Oregon

Schools

Barnes Elementary
Beavercreek Elementary
Beaverton School District:
Aloha-Huber Park Elementary
Kinnaman Elementary
Oak Hills Elementary
Chinook PTSA
Echo Shaw Elementary – Cornelius
Elmonica Elementary
Emmaus Christian
Faith Bible Christian
Fern Hill Elementary – Forest Grove
First Cong. United Church School
Forest Hills Lutheran School
Gaiser Middle School
Hillsboro Schools Foundation
Hillsboro Schools
David Hill Elementary
Groner Elementary
Jackson Elementary
Lincoln Street Elementary
Minter Bridge Elementary
W.L. Henry Elementary
W.V. McKinney Elementary
Century High School
Glencoe High School
Hillsboro High School
Liberty High School
Horizon Christian
Kelly Elementary – Portland
Marrion Elementary – Vancouver
Montclair Elementary
Mountain View Comm. School
Nevah Shalom
Scholls Elementary
Springwater Environmental
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