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Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

Email: nick@portlandoregon.gov

1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

Weekend Roundup: Veterans Day Parade and Muslim Educational Trust Award

This weekend, Nick was proud to celebrate Veterans Day and to stand in solidarity with our Muslim-American brothers and sisters.

On Friday, Nick participated in the Ross Hollywood Chapel Veterans Day Parade. He joined veterans who work for the City including Lieutenant Colonel Matt Calhoun and Captain Will Morita, co-chairs of the City’s Veterans Empowerment Team.

Nick spoke at the flag-raising ceremony. He observed that Americans are united in our gratitude for the service and sacrifice of our veterans.

Earlier last week, City Council thanked and honored veterans by issuing a proclamation.

On Saturday evening, Nick joined Wajdi Said and the Muslim Educational Trust at their Annual Community Awards Ceremony and Auction. Nick was honored to receive a Friends of MET Award.

In accepting the award, Nick pledged to continue working to build just, safe, and welcoming communities for all.

   
Nick and Commissioner Fritz at the parade Nick in the Ross Hollywood Chapel Parade
   
 Wreath honoring our veterans  Nick accepts Friends of MET Award
   
 Nick with MET partners and community leaders Nick pledges to continue working for safe communities
   
Nick's Friends of MET Award  Honorees at the MET Award/Appreciation/Auction Night