Event Details:

Join us for delicious food and revelry on behalf of healthy habitats and streams. The event will include networking opportunities, fun trivia, great auction items, a daring dessert dash, engaging presentations, musical entertainment, honoring great volunteers and partners, and the opportunity to give back to your neighborhood creeks and wildlife!

When: April 28, 2018 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Where: Rose Villa Performing Arts Center, 13505 SE River Rd. Oak Grove, OR 97222

Ticket Sales:

Tickets are on sale! Tickets include: dinner with vegetarian and meat options, one drink ticket, and an evening of entertainment! Click the link to purchase tickets online or contact NCUWC at 503-550-9282 or coordinator@ncuwc.org to arrange purchase of tickets via check.




Main Course:

  • Blackberry-Glazed Grilled Chicken
  • Quinoa-Mushroom Croquettes with Romesco Sauce
  • Smothered Pork Chops


  • Oregon Bounty Salad – field greens, herbed chevre, toasted hazelnuts, fresh berries, berry vinaigrette
  • Yukon Gold Potatoes mashed with Swiss Chard and Sweet Onion


  • Dessert Dash! Each table will have the opportunity to bid on a variety of delicious desserts.


  • All attendees receive one free drink ticket and beer and wine will be available for purchase. Lemonade, water, coffee and tea will also be available.


Representative Karin Power and her wife live in Milwaukie with their baby, and two rescue dogs. Rep. Power represents the community of Milwaukie. In her other job, Rep. Power is Associate General Counsel for The Freshwater Trust. She is a graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School. Rep. Power is committed to progress for our environment, for stronger communities and better schools, and for equity and equality. She puts her years of environmental law experience to work by advocating for cleaner water and air in our communities, and protecting Oregon’s strong environmental heritage.


A soulful storyteller, creative teacher and dynamic performer, Will Hornyak weaves world myths, local tall tales and original creations into unique, well-crafted and engaging performances, workshops and keynotes. A life-long traveler he has worked as a newspaperman in South America, a fisherman in Alaska, a carpenter, farm hand and university instructor. Stories, poems and songs of work and labor find common ground with Irish myths, Mexican fables, Grimm’s fairytales and Oregon tall tales in Will’s highly imaginative performances. Will teaches storytelling in professional communication at Marylhurst Univ. in Portland, Oregon and performs throughout the United States.



The event will be held at the Rose Villa Performing Arts Center. See the map here. Parking for the event will be on the west side of River Road in the Rose Villa lot. Volunteers and signs will be at the ready to direct you to the venue.

Auction Items:

From bee boxes to fine art, there will be great deals on one-of-kind auction items available at our silent auction.

Award Winners:

NCUWC will be announcing our partner and volunteer of the year awards at the event. Don’t miss the chance to honor these amazingly dedicated individuals and organizations who work to protect our creeks, wildlife, and water quality.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Steve Berliner & Karen Bjorklund