Our ‘Vintage Vegas’ Gala Was a Smashing Success!

Our ‘Vintage Vegas’ Gala was a smashing success, with $110,600 raised during the special appeal alone!

A big thank you to our post-event entertainment in the Copa Room with Vancouver’s own Rat Pack, Tony Starlight as ‘Dean Martin’ and the Fabulous Brunettes featuring Ione Janik.

And to our event sponsors, without whom this event would not have happened:

• Viva Las Vegas: Riverview Community Bank

• Fly Me to the Moon: Columbia Credit Union

• The Rat Pack: Jo Marie & Steve Hansen

• Place Your Bets: Stahancyk, Kent & Hook | Dan’s Tractor

• Gimme a Gimlet: Realtor Ricki Anaya

• The Copa Room: Waste Connections

• Baby Needs New Shoes: Hilton Hotel Vancouver | Home Instead Senior Care | Rand Jeweler

• Vegas Baby Table Sponsors: The Boeing Company | Columbia Bank | HopeLife | IBEW 48 | The Management Group | NW Natural | Providence Health & Services | United Grain | Vancouver Energy | Western Construction | Whole Foods

• In Kind: Adam Roselli, Byron Roselli & KC Fuller of Eric Fuller & Associates | Carl LaCasse | BR Capital | The Columbian | Vancouver Business Journal | Comcast | ADCO Printing & Graphics | Spektrum Enterprises | Kate Singh Photography

Soup’s On! Celebrity Chefs Compete for Share on Oct. 15

Save the date for this year’s Soup’s On! event on Sunday, October 15 at a new location: Red Lion Hotel on the River–Jantzen Beach.

Enjoy our ‘Mary Poppins’ theme while sampling soup prepared by local chefs—and you get to vote for the Soup-er Chef Award!

In addition to soup prepared by local chefs, enjoy salad, bread, a selection of beverages and dessert. Plus, guests will take home an artisan soup bowl. This year’s chefs include:

  • Beaches Restaurant & Bar
  • Bleu Door Bakery
  • Frontier Public House
  • The Grant House
  • Hilton Hotel Vancouver
  • Jo Foody
  • Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center
  • Mill Creek Pub
  • New Seasons Market
  • Red Lion Hotel – Jantzen Beach
  • Rick Browne
  • Simply Thyme Catering
  • Warehouse ‘23

The program will include the presentation of Share’s Volunteers of the Year awards, including the 2017 Emily Marshall Volunteer of the Year.

Don’t forget to bring donations of new towels to be entered into our door prize drawing!

Sponsorship opportunities are available – contact Kim Hash at 360-952-8227 or