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MEDIA CONTACT: REBECCA MCCRACKEN
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OVERLOOK VILLAGE HOSTING FIRST-EVER SILENT AUCTION FUNDRAISER
Portland, Ore. (January 7, 2014)—For the past five years, the Overlook Village Street Fair has been a great way to bring neighbors and local businesses together each summer. We’ve enjoyed every year; getting to know the hundreds of people who’ve attended and making a deeper connection with our community.
The Overlook Village Business Association is extremely grateful for all the support it has received. The positive response the fair generates has not only meant the opportunity to meet even more people in the community, but also an increase in expenses.
The OVBA has started planning its sixth street fair and needs your support. We hope you’ll show your love for your local businesses by attending the OVBA’s first-ever silent auction fundraiser. You contribution will make it possible to cover our costs and help make our event better than ever.
There will be many exciting items up for auction donated from local businesses, breweries, and restaurants (a complete list of available items will be posted on our website in early February). In addition to the auction, there will be live music from three local bands: Abigail, Dusty Grimm, and Joy Pearson. We will also have food and drinks (included in the ticket price).
When: February 19, 2014, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Hatfield Warehouse, 2130 North Killingsworth (between the Naked Sheep and Podkrepa)
How Much: Tickets are $15 and will be sold in advance at several businesses along North Killingsworth (look for the “tickets sold here” poster), as well as at the door
The support shown to the OVBA over the years has meant so much to us, and we want to give back by continuing to host this annual event that allows the community’s roots to grow even stronger.
Want to donate an item for auction? Please contact Rebecca McCracken at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT THE OVERLOOK VILLAGE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION
Founded in 2009, the Overlook Village Business Association’s mission is to support and grow local business while serving our neighbors and community in Overlook Village. Overlook Village is the area of North Killingsworth Street between I-5 and North Greeley in Portland, Oregon. We are working to improve and market Overlook Village as a great place for people from all around to come enjoy locally owned and operated businesses. For more information, visit overlookvillagepdx.com.
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