June 2, 2014
This weekend, Nick attended three great Portland events.
On Saturday, Nick was proud to join Portlanders in celebrating the life of the late Charles Jordan. Charles Jordan, Portland’s first African American City Commissioner, was a great community leader and urban pioneer. After his service as a Commissioner, Charles Jordan later became Portland Parks & Recreation Director – laying the foundation that built the Gold Medal system we enjoy today. His legacy lives on in the children and families who visit the Charles Jordan Community Center in North Portland.
Later that evening, Nick attended one of the best parties of the year – the Pacific Northwest College of Art’s (PNCA) 2014 Gala, Transformation Now! Nick enjoyed connecting with Portland’s arts community, which helped raise millions to support PNCA’s future. Gala attendees were surprised by a riveting performance by talented singer-songwriter, KD Lang.
On Sunday, Nick joined Southeast Portland neighbors for Zenger Farm’s 2014 kick-off of the Lents International Farmers Market. A provider of affordable and culturally unique produce, the Market is a great place to buy delicious vegetables while supporting emerging farmers and new business owners.