This signature event draws leaders from Northwest’s philanthropic and corporate communities. Proceeds benefit children’s health research, education and care at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, a CMN hospital.

Friday, August 23, 2013
Willamette Star
110 SE Caruthers Street
Portland, OR 97214

Cruise Time, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. (Boarding begins at 6:00 p.m. Willamette Star will leave the dock at 6:30 p.m. sharp.)

Tickets $250

Start this incredible evening with an exclusive private tasting and the chance to sample reserve wines and specially selected food pairings. You will have an opportunity to meet and greet our honorary winemaker and hear about what makes their wines one-of-a kind. This evening also includes a champagne reception, silent art auction featuring art work created by Doernbecher patients and music by John Nilsen.

Evening Reception, 10:00 p.m. – Midnight (optional)
Hotel Rose, H50 Bistro & Bar
Then, join us for an evening reception at the urban contemporary H50 Bistro & Bar overlooking Waterfront Park in downtown Portland. Hors d’oevres and cocktails will be served. No cost to attend. Free valet covered parking for reception guests.

Cocktail attire. Wine on the Willamette attendees must be 21 years of age or older. Coast Guard regulation requires that each guest have photo identification available.

Featured Entertainer
Wine on the Willamette will feature live music by Portland's John Nilsen. Pianist, guitarist and songwriter, John Nilsen, is one of the most successful recording artists in the Northwest.

With 800,000 records sold, Nilsen can be seen performing his original instrumental pieces of jazz, classical, folk and rock throughout the United States and elsewhere in the world.

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