Father of the Year - Portland
First Annual Father of the Year Awards raises $150,000 to Stop Diabetes®
The American Diabetes Association of Oregon & SW Washington raised $150,000 at the first annual Father of the Year Awards held at the Portland Hilton on Thursday, June 6th. The event recognizes men for their outstanding strength, commitment and love they exhibit as fathers. "Father of the Year" honorees have both attained success in their chosen field or endeavor, and carved out time to teach and mature their children, while also becoming good citizens and proud members of the community.
Congratulations to our first honorees in Oregon and Southwest Washington:
(Click on the honoree's name to watch the heartwarming videos from their family.)
Duncan Campbell — Child Activist and Founder of Friends of the Children and The Campbell Group
Chris Dudley — Former NBA Player and Founder of the Chris Dudley Foundation
Michael Greene, JD — artner, Rothenthal, Greene & Devlin, P.C.
Scott Keeney — President and CEO, nLIGHT
Craig Robinson — Head Men's Basketball Coach, Oregon State University
Special Appeal - Safe at School Program
During the event, Tegan Johnson, a 13 year old from Hazelbrook Middle School in Tualatin, presented the special appeal for the Safe at Schools program which raised more than $40,000. Safe at Schools is dedicated to making sure all children with diabetes, like Tegan, are medically safe at school and have the same educational opportunities as their classmates. Father of the Year honorees have both attained success in their chosen field or endeavor, and carved out time to teach and mature their children while also becoming good citizens and proud members of the community.
Thank You to Our Sponsors
Oregon State University, Our Beaver Nation, Rosenthal, Greene & Devlin and PC
Portland Business Journal and Vancouver Business Journal
Information about Father of the Year Awards
Father of the Year honorees have both attained success in their chosen field or endeavor, and carved out time to teach and mature their children while also becoming good citizens and proud members of the community. To date, more than $30 million has been raised from Father of the Year events to help the American Diabetes Association fund essential advocacy, education and research initiatives.
For more information, please visit Father of the Year-Portland.
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