Invitation for Menucha's September 10 Fundraising Dinner

You are invited to attend our

Fall Fundraising Dinner: The Road Home!

Sunday, September 10, 2017


Our 15th 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 John and Brenda Morris.

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:
Chris Rasmussen, president
Erich Merrill, treasurer
Ellen Richter, secretary
Gerry Foote
Amy Hagedorn
Susan Hedlund
Kristin Solomon
Spencer Parks, ex-officio

Other Fundraisers

Q: What about the croquet tournament? 

A: There won’t be a summer fundraiser in 2017 – the croquet tournament is taking a rest. Please check back to see what we’ll offer for “fun-raising” in 2018.