Monday, April 12, 2010

p:earblossoms 2010: LIGHT

p:earblossoms  2010: LIGHT
p:ear’s 8th annual fundraiser 
May  22nd, 2010, 6-9pm, after-party til 11pm 
Luxe Autohaus, 410 NE 17th Ave , Portland 

Join p:earcore at $10/month or more and get a free ticket to p:earblossoms!!!

p:earblossoms 2010: LIGHT

p:ear’s 8th annual fundraiser, celebrating another year of trusting relationships with Portland’s homeless  and transitional youth.  Through education, art, recreation, job, housing, muraling and mentoring programs, these young people are learning to grow and thrive in our community.  

Be one of the many people bringing LIGHT to these young peoples’ lives on May 22nd for p:ear’s largest celebration of the year!  From a gallery of p:ear youth and guest artist work to espresso drinks served by PBS (p:ear Barista School), you’ll experience abundant food, local wine and champagne, and an extensive 100+ silent auction!  

Adam Shearer, who will not only emcee the evening, but also perform with his band, Weinland, as part of “Uprising”, a new collaboration by OBT soloists Candace Bouchard and Adrian Fry.  

Award-winning Johnna Wells will host our fabulous Live Auction featuring vacations, parties, cooking classes and more.  

Aerial work by The Circus Project and the light-hearted “Sponsor Cheer” by The Good Time Girls Cheerleading Squad round out the evening!

Don’t forget to buy your Golden Raffle Ticket – your chance to win any Live Auction item (drawn right before the auction), and make sure to stay late for the “Dark Bar by Clyde Common” after-party, featuring whiskey drinks and hamburgers!

Food provided by
Le Cordon Bleu Program Slow Food Chapter

Beverages provided by

Silent Auction
representing 200+ local businesses

Live Auction Preview

2 VIP Passes to 2010 Summer Edgefield Show
Two perfect VIP Passes to this summer's incredible Edgefield line-up, which includes Steve Miller Band, The Avett Brothers with special guests Thao with The Get DownStay Down, Rodrigo y Gabriela with special guest Xavier Rudd, Crowded House, Doobie Brothers with special guest Lara Johnston, Pavement, Willie Nelson  and much more…! 

These VIP tickets give you access to the VIP Tent with free food and drink to satisfy your big tastes!

Weeklong Getaway to Cabo for 8 
A Week-long Stayin a Presidential Suite in the luxurious Hacienda Del Mar Resort in Cabo! As the winter descends here in Portland, from November 29th through December 6th, you and up to 7 of your friends will be enjoying the beauty and hospitality of this world-famous vacation destination.  Your date with a sapphire sea awaits!

Famous Board Wine Package
A fabulous collection of p:ear board and staff favorites, focusing on local and Regional Pinot Noirs. 

Lake Tahoe Getaway for 10
Spend five adventure-filled days and four relaxing nights at the luxurious Lakefront House on the South Shore of Lake Tahoe! Sleeps 10 (or a cozy 15!), private beach access, five bedrooms, four bathrooms and a hot tub - what more do you need? Ideally situated between shopping, gaming, and outdoor recreation, this retreat is perfect for a family get-away, class trip, or Just the Girls!
French Cooking Class and Wine Feast for 8 with Chef Robert Reynolds  
Famous for his generous spirit and artistic sensibility in the kitchen, Chef Robert Reynolds will guide you and seven of your friends through an exciting day of cooking and eating!  On any mutually agreeable Sunday, guests will arrive around 2:00, and enjoy a Wine Dinner at 6:00pm!  This is a fabulous Birthday or Anniversary idea!  Share the food, share the love.

4x6 Tibetan Rug
Named “Sol Moss”, this exquisite hand-knotted Tibetan rug will add beauty and light to any room. It is 4’x6’, and was woven in Nepal with Himalayan wool and a gold silk design.   

The Infamous BBQ Package with Grill   
For the BBQ & beer lover among us! You’ll get six “Man-Size” organic, grass-fed Rib-eye Steaks from Laurelhurst Market, a keg of beer from Widmer Bros Brewing and an all-new, fully loaded Weber BBQ

Good Morning America Trip for Two, NYC!
Spend the morning at a live taping of ABC News’ Good Morning America.  You and a guest will have backstage access to the Good Morning America Set in Times Square and get to meet some of the biggest names in TV News!

Private Party for 50 at The Cleaners 
Instant party time, just add people! Gather at The Cleaners, an elegant and modern venue adjacent to the Ace Hotel, with a party package for 50 that includes hors d’ouevres for 50, a keg of Widmer Bros brew, and a DJ Mix from DJ Outbox! Perfect for an office party, the next birthday bash, that special anniversary or graduation! Includes design and printing of 100 invitations. Load-in at 5:00, party until 10:30pm on any mutually agreed night, except holidays and First Thursdays!    
Catering for 8 from Abby’s Table    
Fresh, fun and delicious food the body loves.  Chef Abby Fammartino, graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institure of Food and Health in Manhattan, cooks up health supportive food made fabulous, featuring local ingredients and worldly flavors.  100% gluten, wheat, dairy and soy free food made with real ingredients and artistic flair for a memorable meal each time.

Whiskey Dinner at Pippa’s with music by 3 Leg Torso and catering by Divine CafĂ©.  
OCT 23rd - 14 Individual tickets sold for this dinner. Enjoy some of Scotland’s finest whiskeys, comforting highland food, made locally from fresh, organic ingredients by Chef Rose Guardino, and an intimate musical set by Portland’s famous 3 Leg Torso. This will be a night to remember!

Eco-Sense-u-all Coastal Getaway  
Uncork the champagne and spend a romantic weekend on the coast in this custom-built, sustainably designed home in Lincoln City.
1001 bulbs-a-bloomin!   
Galanthus, Crocus, Hyacinth, Tulips, Narcissus, Muscari!  These are just a few of the fall-planting bulbs that will enchant you with their glorious blossoming next spring.  Your home has been hoping for this adornment - 1001 bulbs planted by p:ear volunteers! 

Bounce House Party for 50 Kids 
A 15’x15’x17’ Bounce House, a scrumptious cake for 50 from award-winning Piece of Cake Bakery and way too much pizza!  Just add kids and you’ll have an instant party for the whole class! Includes design and printing of 50 invitations.

For more information, email or call 503.228.6677