Saturday, September 13th, 2017 the Portland Art Museum celebrated their 125th anniversary. The CARE foundation was happy to be a sponsor, looking to the future of the art museum. The celebration included dinner in the historic galleries designed by Pietro Belluschi and a performance by four-time Grammy Award-winner, Esperanza Spalding.
This year the Portland Opera’s biyearly gala successfully met their goal of raising $1 million. The fundraised money supports of the Portland Opera’s outreach and education programs across the state. Kristen Chenoweth performed at the gala and invited Tualatin High School’s choir to perform with her. Tualatin High School participates in CommuniCare’s program.