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The snazzy invitation hangs in the the lobby of the Portland Art Museum to welcome guests.

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The grand event benefiting the Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center at OHSU, and the Portland Chamber Orchestra was held in the elegant Kridel Ballroom decorated as an art deco jazz club.

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Arlene Schnitzer, a former PCO member herself, welcomes the guests.

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Singer Rocky Blumhagen performs with the musicians of the Portland Chamber Orchestra for over 400 guests in attendance.

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Blumhagen takes a moment between numbers to greet the crowd.

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Blunhagen’s tribute to Cole Porter is a hit! The soiree raised over $100K for both the PCO and the HSDHC.

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Thanks to the wonderful performers and presenters—left to right, arranger, Ron Abel, singer Rocky Blumhagen, PCO Maestro Yaakov Bergman, OHSU President, Joe Robertson, and OHSU Foundation President, Allan Price—the event was a smashing success.

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