Upcoming Events – Community Partnerships

We’ve been partnering with a number of non-profit organizations in the area and have some events we’ll supporting in the coming weeks.  You can check out the details of an event happening this Friday and one the following week below.

This Friday we are partnering with the YWCA to Stand Against Racism!

Together we can raise the awareness and work towards minimizing racism within our communities. “[Racism] is not about how you look, it is about how people assign meaning to how you look.” ~Robin D.G. Kelley, Historian

Please join us for an open house on April 30th, 2010 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm.

We’d like to invite you to participate in the following discussion topics:
• Effects of racism in the workplace
• Facts about racism
• What we can do raise awareness

Additionally participants are encouraged to wear orange and black in effort to show their support.

As a company we seek to bring people together across communities, for one common goal – the elimination of racism. Your voice can make the difference!!

To learn more please visit the Stand Against Racism website.

We look forward to your participation.

Boly:Welch presents Community Connections – A Focus on Women and Girls

What: A Community Workshop – Learn from a panel of local non-profit organizations how you and your company can positively impact women and girls in our community. Walk away from the session with concrete ideas on how to involve your employees in activities and programs that have a huge difference in the lives of others. From volunteer opportunities to in-kind giving to partnership programs, you don’t have to be big to have a big impact!
Where: YWCA – 1111 SW 10th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
When: May 6th from 4:30 -6:00 pm.
Who: Business owners, Human Resources, Office Managers / Administrators and anyone who wants to engage their organization in community service.


4:30 pm – We’ll start off the evening at the YWCA, on the enclosed outside deck, weather permitting. Network with friends old and new while
enjoying wine and cheese.

5:00 pm – We’ll begin the panel discussion with representatives of five amazing community organizations:

  • Barbara Attridge – Executive Director, Dress for Success
  • Melisa Kern, Volunteer Coordinator, Planned Parenthood
  • Camelia Hison, VP of Education, Planned Parenthood
  • Catherine Malinis– Executive Director, Girls Inc.
  • Eric Brown – Executive Director, YWCA
  • Erin McDonough – Executive Director, American Heart Association
  • Debbie Zurow – Director, Professional Services, Boly:Welch Recruiting – Moderator
  • 6:00 pm – Wrap up

    Everyone will find a way to connect with this group of organizations focused on the health, growth, advocacy and empowerment of women and girls.
    Join us for this unique opportunity to see that it’s not just about money – but leveraging your time and ideas to create value!

    Interested? Email Carie at c.strahorn@bolywelch.com or call 503.242.1300 for more information and to let us know if you can join us!


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