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8th annual

Benefiting Boys & Girls Aid

july 31st, 2010 The Party with a Purpose


Join us in celebrating 125 years of impacting the lives of children in need

Last year’s Barn Bash was a tremendous success, raising nearly $160,000 for children. The Barn Bash was created in 2002 by a dedicated board member, Evan Connell. Evan created the vision of an event like no other for Boys & Girls Aid, and since that first Barn Bash, this event has raised nearly $550,000. The Barn Bash takes place in the West Linn/Lake Oswego area on a private farm and the majority of guests are from the local area. We hope you are able to join us on July 31st for an evening filled with live music, dancing, gaming and a good home-style BBQ. Space is limited – so don’t delay in purchasing your tickets or becoming a sponsor. We’d love to have you join this Party with a Purpose.

Boys & Girls Aid Then and Now serving Oregon’s children since 1885

Boys & Girls Aid was founded in 1885 by sixty-two members, including many prominent Portland figures, such as William Ladd, Thomas Lamb Elliot, Henry Corbett and Frank E. Beach. The purpose of the organization, as stated in the articles of incorporation, was “to improve the condition of the homeless, neglected, and abused children of the State of Oregon, and to reclaim criminal minors by means strictly non-sectarian in their character.” Boys & Girls Aid was founded only two years after the transcontinental railroad reached Portland. With growth came rising social tensions and problems, which worried many of Portland’s established residents. Boys & Girls Aid was founded, promising to address the problem of abused and neglected children in a heart-felt attempt to alleviate their suffering. Since 1885, Boys & Girls Aid has helped children in need find safe and permanent homes. Our core purpose is to impact the lives of children in need. We fulfill this purpose through a variety of programs. Our infant adoption program helps birthmothers successfully choose permanent families for their infants. Our Special Needs Adoption Program places children from state foster care in permanent homes. In partnership with the Department of Human Services, we provide temporary safe housing for youth in foster care as well as homeless and runaway youth. Our Mentoring Program also serves children in foster care and youth with an incarcerated parent. Through educational, recreational and individually tailored programming, we are strengthening the role adults play in young people’s lives and finding safe and stable living environments where young people may thrive.


sponsorship opportunities

July 31st, 2010

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all sponsors will receive Ribbon acknowledgement and introduction at the event Name on all printed material for marketing purposes Recognition in the Boys & Girls Aid Annual Report

The Party with a Purpose

title sponsor $15,000 A pig in the Pig Race Limousine service to and from the event Entrance banner at the Barn Bash Reserved seating at the dinner & auction Recognition in local press & highlighted on the agency website 12 tickets to the Barn Bash

national sponsor $10,000 A pig in the Pig Race Prominent signage at the Barn Bash Reserved seating at the dinner & auction Premier Parking Recognition in local press & highlighted on the agency website 10 tickets to the Barn Bash

8t h ann ua l

grand sponsor $5,000

Benefiting Boys & Girls Aid

Ticket Prices Tickets are limited – so purchase early to secure your seat at the Chuck Wagon.

Purchase Before 7/7

after 7/7 or at gate

Single Ticket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $75

$90

Six Pack (6 tickets) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $390

$480

Rodeo Pack (10 Tickets) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $565

$675

Contact us to become a sponsor or to reserve your table anthony szabÓ 503.542.2342 aszabo@boysandgirlsaid.org or visit

BarnBash.org

A pig in the Pig Race Large signage at the Barn Bash Premier parking Name recognition on event tent Recognition in local press 8 tickets to the Barn Bash

blue sponsor $3,500 A pig in the Pig Race Premier parking Recognition in local press 6 tickets to the Barn Bash

red sponsor $2,500 A pig in the Pig Race Table signage Recognition in local press 4 tickets to the Barn Bash

white sponsor $1,000 Table signage Recognition in local press 2 tickets to the Barn Bash


Thank You to Last Years Sponsors 2009 Barn Bash Sponsors

Grand Champions Marquis Companies Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund

Blue Ribbon

Red Ribbon

The Helser Family Pacific Seafood Roses Restaurant & Bakery

Aequitas Capital Management The Bank of Oswego Cascade Business Group LLC Hoffman Construction Company Imperial Paint Company JD Fulwiler Opus Northwest Rodda Paint S&H Logging Sherwin-Williams Williamsen & Bleid, Inc.

BarnBash.org

White Ribbon Custom Decorators Employers Overload Hoffman, Stewart & Schmidt, P.C. Hunter-Davisson, Inc. I.U.P.A.T. District Council No.5 Lease Crutcher Lewis Mike & Kristy Thayer

Oak Tree Insurance Phoenix Orthodontics Tommy & Amber Thayer Trent Doman CPA, P.C. Valvoline Instant Oil Change Wessco West Coast Bank


Barn Bash Sponsorship Information