Portland, OR. Zamboni rides were a hit with Edwards Centers fans cheering on the Winterhawks on February 4th. Jean Edwards, Founder and Jessica Leitner, Executive Director of Edwards Center, Inc. were at the game to accept a $10,000 gift from Banner Bank on behalf of Edwards Center. 

Edwards Center Founder Jean Edwards poses for a photo with Dan and Georgia Obradovich – the Director of Development.

Mark Brandon, Senior VP with Banner Bank poses with and Edwards Center program participant, Alison Dougall.

Mark Brandon, Senior VP with Banner Bank hands a check to Edwards Center program participant, Alison Dougall

The Edwards Center has been promoting independence since 1972 with a mission to enhance the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities by helping them reach their highest potential through training, education, employment, housing and social opportunities in safe, healthy and stimulating environments. Banner Bank has a long-standing commitment to supporting programs and services for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities in the Portland Tri-county area and has been an active sponsor for Edwards Center, Inc for many years.