Summer Fair & Ice Cream Social

Our first annual Summer Fair happened on Saturday, August 11, 2018.

To see Summer Fair photos: Click here!



You are invited to attend our

Fall Fundraising Dinner: The Road Ahead!

Sunday, September 9, 2018


Our 16th annual dinner promises an amazing meal in a warm atmosphere of relaxed elegance. Upon arrival, enjoy mingling on our terrace to the sounds of live music and sampling scrumptious appetizers. Proceed to an exquisite table in the Great Hall for several courses of beautiful, delicious food prepared with skill and care. Enjoy short presentations about the ways in which Menucha changes and enriches the lives of our guests throughout the year.


5:30 pm – Hors d’oeuvres, wine, champagne, sparkling cider and live music on the terrace

6:30 pm – Dinner with program to follow. Keynote speaker is Gordon Kennedy. Master of Ceremonies is Erich Merrill. Honorary chairs are Norma and Don Fales.

Dress: Cocktail attire, please

Tickets: $100 per person or $700 for a table of eight. Includes wines, hors d’oeuvres, and three-course menu. When you purchase your tickets, we’ll ask you to choose from among three delicious entrees:

a. Seared Duck Breast with Cherry Bordelaise

b. Halibut Steak with Saffron and Tomato Butter

c.  Vegetable Gratin

Please purchase by calling Donna Leamy in our office, 503-695-2243. Tickets also on sale at First Presbyterian Church on Sundays through Labor Day.

$70 of each ticket will be considered a donation and may be tax-deductible in accordance with IRS rules for a 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable organization.

Your Hosts

2016 Board of Stewards

The event is hosted by the Friends of Menucha Foundation’s Board of Stewards, a volunteer organization dedicated to the financial support of Menucha Retreat & Conference Center.

The current Board of Stewards includes:

Susan Hedlund, President

Erich Merrill, Secretary

Derek Foote, Treasurer

Gerry Foote

Kristin Solomon

Rick Lee

Spencer Parks, ex-officio

Chris Rasmussen, Past President


Other Fundraisers

Q: What about the croquet tournament? 

A: The croquet tournament is taking a rest.  For “fun-raising” we invite you to

Menucha’s next Summer Fair on August 10, 2019!