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TCHF of Oregon 16th Annual Benefit Dinner - Saturday, October 4, 2014

"Save the Date" -  TCHF of Oregon 16th Annual Benefit Dinner

We are pleased to announce our 16th annual Benefit Dinner to be held on Saturday, October 4th, 2014.  Once again, the event will be held at the Riverside Golf & Country Club in Portland, Oregon located at 8104 N.E. 33rd Drive.    Official invitations will be sent in August but you can also contact us here now at the information shown on the "contact" tab to sign up now and/or to be added to our mailing list.

TCHF of Oregon Second Annual Poker Party

The TCHF of Oregon recenly held their second annual Poker Party in early January.  This was one of our sign up items from the Benefit back in October and we were excited to welcome 21 ready and rarin' to go poker players.  Hosted by TCHF of Oregon Board Members, friends and family members in a beautiful house located on Mt. Scott in Happy Valley overlooking Portland.

2014 EASTER Art Contest for Oregon Catholic Parish Schools

Once again, we will be holding our 3rd Annual Art Contest for grade school students enrolled in Catholic parish schools in the state of Oregon.  This contest will be held during the Easter 2014 season and the theme will be the "The Ascension".

* The deadline for entering the contest is April 18, 2014 and the winners will be announced on May 16, 2014. *

2013 TCHF of Oregon 15th Annual Benefit Auction

 "Thank You" to everyone who attended our 15th Annual Benefit on Saturday, October 5th.    We were pleased to have a full house and appreciated the strong attendance of over 200 smiling faces.  We want to especially thank the TCHF Board Members for their dedication in setting up and running this event and we want to thank Father Guillermo, Mission Director from Creel, Mexico and Father David Ungerleider, Liaison and Advisor from Tijuana for making the trip to update us on the current conditions and to assist in the appeal for this Benefit.

Santa Teresita Feast Day Celebrated in Creel, Mexico

NOTE:  We are posting this entry on behalf of our friends and colleagues in Creel. 

The local community recently celebrated the Santa Teresita Feast Day.  These pictures give a very good sense of the Tarahumara people, how they dress and the area in which they live.  Santa Teresita is the patron saint of the Clinic in Creel.  Thank you to Antonio for sending the pictures for us to post: