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The Grotto’s 90th Anniversary Auction items Preview

Here are just a few of the many wonderful items up for bid at The Grotto’s 90th Anniversary Dinner & Auction:


A luxury suite at the Moda Center for 20 guests to enjoy Disney on Ice.
Saturday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m.

  • This suite, located in a prime spot in the arena, also includes a snack/beverage package for your guests.





Nine days at a 4-bedroom, 2-bath home in Dartmouth England.

  • This private home, located on the southwest coast of England, is just a short walk from town and castle.




A week in Cabo San Lucas.

  • This timeshare sleeps six, perfect for a family getaway.  Choose from three separate weeks.





Beautifully handcrafted Adirondack Chairs & Table.

  • Created by the woodworkers at the Blanchet Farm




Chicago getaway with two tickets to a Chicago Bears game.

  • Includes hotel, restaurant gift certificate and more.



A 1965 vintage print of the Notre Dame campus.

  • Perfect for a family room or office, this would be a great gift for any Notre Dame alum.



Acrylic painting by acclaimed Portland artist Joan Metcalf.

  • Measures 40”x30”.



Plus coastal getaways to Cannon Beach, Oceanside, Seaside, Astoria, Long Beach,  and Coos Bay.


And much, much more.
Do you live in another town or can not attend the event?
Call Jane Tokito, auction chair, for information about making a proxy bid on any of the above items.

The Grotto’s 90th Anniversary Sponsorship Information

If you are interested in learning more about sponsorship opportunities at The Grotto’s 90th Anniversary Dinner and Auction, please click the attached PDF, or fill out the Form below and you will be contacted by a committee member.

You are also welcome to contact our auction chair, Jane Tokito, directly at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or by phone at 503-261-2404.

SponsorshipOpp90thAnniversary_(1).pdf

The Grotto’s 90th Anniversary Donation Information

Do you have an item or own a business and would be willing to donated to our Live or Silent Auction?

Do you have vacation property or can provide a unique opportunity?

Do you frequent an establishment and could procure a gift certificate to donate?

If so, we need you!

We are seeking donations, large and small, to help make our event more enjoyable and at the same time raise funds.  All proceeds from the auction will help The Grotto continue its mission of being a place of solitude, peace and prayer for all people.

Please fill out the form below and you will be contacted by a committee member; or you may contact our auction chair, Jane Tokito, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or by phone at 503-261-2404.

All donors will be thanked in our auction program.

The Grotto’s 90th Anniversary Dinner and Auction Tickets

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014
Multnomah Athletic Club
1800 SW Salmon St., Portland, Oregon

Reception and Silent Auction 5:30 p.m.
Dinner and Live Auction 7 p.m.

$90 per person

Your ticket includes a drinks & appetizers reception, a three-course meal from an award-winning chef, and free parking across the street.  You will also have the opportunity to bid on many wonderful items, including trips and unique opportunities.

Please click the Dinner Menu link to review your choices for dinner entrée.

Tables seat 10 guests.

Please contact our event chairperson, Jane Tokito, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) if you would like to be seated with guests who may be ordering their tickets separately.  We will happily accommodate your request.

Tickets available now online or you may call 503-254-7371 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more information.




 

The Grotto’s 90th Anniversary Dinner Menu and Entrée Options

7 oz Filet Mignon of Beef
Butter Whipped Potatoes
Seasonal Summer Vegetables

or

Grilled Filet of Salmon with Lemon Dill Sauce
Butter Whipped Potatoes
Seasonal Summer Vegetables

or

Summer Risotto
(Gluten Free and Vegan)


Shaved Radish Salad – Rolls and Butter – Dessert – Wine – Coffee Service

The Grotto’s 90th Anniversary Dinner and Auction





Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014
Multnomah Athletic Club
1800 SW Salmon St., Portland, Oregon

Reception and Silent Auction 5:30 p.m.
Dinner and Live Auction 7 p.m.

$90 per person

Presented by :



Please join us for this very special celebration and fundraiser.  All proceeds allow The Grotto to continue its mission of being a place of solitude, peace and prayer for all people.

Your ticket includes a drinks & appetizers reception, a three-course meal from an award-winning chef, and free parking across the street.  You will also have the opportunity to bid on many wonderful items, including trips and unique opportunities.

Tickets available now online or you may call 503-254-7371.

For more information, click the links to the right.  Or you may contact our event chairperson, Jane Tokito, directly at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or by phone at 503-261-2404.
 





Please join us the following day in The Grotto Plaza for
The Grotto’s 90th Anniversary Mass
celebrating
The Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows
Sunday, Sept. 21
12 noon at The Grotto Plaza
For more information, please call 503-254-7371 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Christmas Festival of Lights

The Grotto’s Christmas Festival of Lights

Friday the day after Thanksgiving through December 30th

Our celebration of Christmas begins the day after Thanksgiving with the opening of our most popular event, The Christmas Festival of Lights. With over 500,000 lights, 150 choral performances, a petting zoo, carolers, puppet shows and hot chocolate this is a special event for the whole family.

Click here to learn more about the Christmas Festival of Lights

International Freedom Sunday

In colorful native costumes, carrying bouquets of vibrant flowers, people gather at The Grotto to celebrate the annual International Freedom Day Mass. Each year this Mass is held at The Grotto on the Sunday closest to Independence Day.

Freedom Sunday
July 6, 2014

The Freedom Day Celebration began at The Grotto in 1976 as a way for new immigrants in Portland to celebrate their independence. Most of the people who come to give thanks for the liberty they enjoy in the United States are Southeast Asian. However, the ethnic groups who participate in this celebration include Polish, Croatian, Russian, Korean, Filipino, Hispanic, Eritrean, Cambodian, Laotian and Vietnamese.

Blessing of the Animals

The Grotto

The Annual Blessing of the animals is Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 2 p.m. in the plaza.

The Blessing of the Animals is held the third Sunday of July and offers individuals with pets an opportunity to reflect upon the positive impact animals have on our emotional and physical well-being. This annual event attracts a wide variety of animals and their human friends. Individuals of all faiths are invited to bring their companion animals, properly restrained, to The Grotto for the Blessing of the Animals. All are welcome.

Events at The Grotto

The Grotto

Throughout the year, The Grotto holds a wide variety of events, including special religious celebrations, retreats, workshops, the Christmas Festival of Lights, concerts, a crab feed, and a blessing of animals. We hope that you will join us at The Grotto for one of our special events. For more information, please call 503-254-7371.

85th Anniversary Mass

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