Save the Date! PCRI Announces 4th Annual Gala

Save the Date! PCRI’s 4th Annual Dancing with the Stars Portland Gala will be held Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the Hilton Portland and Executive Towers. Learn more about the dancers who will compete in the 2015 gala and get your tickets today! We expect the event to once again sell out. Sponsorship and volunteer…

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Pamela Weatherspoon | Dancer

Pamela Weatherspoon was born in Southern California and was raised in Southern Oregon. She received her bachelor degree in Communications with a minor in Black Studies from Portland State University. Currently, Pamela is responsible for Community Relations for Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel and Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. Prior to that, she worked as…

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James Walker | Dancer

James Walker is a business attorney at Miller Nash LLP, where he focuses his practice on construction, real estate, and general business law. Since joining the firm in 2011, James has helped various clients, including affordable housing developers, health care providers, and educational institutions, navigate complex building projects and transactional matters. James is a native…

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Ian Parker | Dancer

Ian Parker is a producer and reporter for KATU, Portland’s Channel 2. He grew up in the Portland metro area and attended the University of Oregon. After graduating from the University of Oregon, Ian worked as a producer, reporter and weekend weathercaster in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He then moved to Oklahoma City to report full-time,…

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Jenelle Isaacson | Dancer

Jenelle Isaacson is a Portland native and founder and owner of Living Room Realty. Living Room Realty is a full service real estate brokerage and property management firm that serves Portland’s urban neighborhoods and Oregon’s North Coast.  They are the first West Coast real estate brokerage to receive B-Corp status, a recipient of the Oregonian’s…

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Dancers | 2014

PCRI’s 2014 Dancing with the Stars Gala featured five prominent Portland community members (clockwise from top right): Ashley Korslien, Charles McGee, Jennifer Williamson, Ifanyi Bell, and Kelly Russell, each trained by and dancing with professionals from Fred Astaire Dance Studio.  Read more about the 2014 Gala here, including the featured dance by Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith…

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Successful 3rd Annual Gala Supports Residents

PCRI’s Third Annual Dancing with the Stars Portland Gala was successful and glamorous, raising over $73,000 to support the affordable housing and services PCRI residents depend on to achieve stability and self-sufficiency. Starting off the evening’s program, Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith and Metro Councilor Sam Chase captivated the audience with a graceful foxtrot and playful…

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2014 Gala | Dancing!

For PCRI’s Third Annual Gala Benefit, five prominent local community members lit up the dance floor for the Dancing with the Stars competition!  In addition, Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith and Metro Councilor Sam Chase started the evening beautifully with a fun and glamorous foxtrot.  In all, over $70,000 was raised to help lower-income families in PCRI homes achieve…

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2014 Gala | Event Program

PCRI’s 3rd Annual Gala Benefit raised more than $70,000 thanks to the outpouring of support from the evening’s generous guests, sponsors, donors, and auction winners.  All of the funds raised by the gala go directly to enrich the affordable housing and resident service programs PCRI provides to help lower-income families achieve stability and self sufficiency.  Check out the photos from the evening’s program, including…

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2014 Gala | Photos from the Red Carpet

PCRI’s 3rd Annual Gala Benefit was a dazzling evening, raising over $70,000 to enrich the affordable housing and resident service programs PCRI provides.  These are invaluable tools to help lower-income families achieve stability and self sufficiency.  Check out these photos from the gala’s red carpet reception for a glimpse at what a great time the gala guests…

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PCRI is preparing for a spectacular 4th Annual Dancing with the Stars Portland gala!  Don’t miss any of the photos, videos, or news – click here to sign up for our gala mailing list!

Dancing with the Stars Portland aims to connect and engage community members as well as raise funds and expand PCRI’s efforts to meet Portland’s affordable housing needs.  Your support of the gala helps preserve existing rental homes, develop new homes for first-time homebuyers and expand PCRI’s award-winning resident services programs.