Portland, OR. The Oregon Historical Society’s (OHS) annual Oregon History Makers Awards & Dinner recognizes contemporary individuals and organizations who are positively shaping the history, culture, and landscape of Oregon. Pictured above are OHS Board President Mort Bishop, and 2023 Oregon History Makers Sarah Mensah, Brian B. Obie, Tillamook County Creamery Association CEO Patrick Criteser, and Liz Shuler. (Photo credit, Andie Petkus)
About the recipients:
Brian Obie’s revolutionizing leadership has left an indelible mark on Eugene, Oregon, creating upscale environments that celebrate local art, food, and businesses.
Sarah Mensah has forged a pathbreaking career in both the professional sports and athletic apparel industries.
Liz Shuler made history in 2021 when she was elected as the first woman president of the AFL-CIO, a federation of 56 unions with 12.5 million members.
Tillamook County Creamery Association operates production facilities in both Tillamook and Boardman, employing more than 900 people throughout Oregon. It recently exceeded $1B in retail sales.
The gala on October 1st also raises funds for the Oregon Historical Society’s important work to collect, preserve, and interpret Oregon’s past.
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