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Some 400 guests dined on locally sourced food prepared by Michael Stanton, executive chef of The Heathman Restaurant and Bar. Oregon Food Bank’s annual fundraising fete took place at the OFB warehouse in NE Portland and raised more than $500.000.

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Guests Larry and Pat Strausburgh (foreground) and Chuck Williams and Cheryl Scarcelli both of Providence Health & Services (background) dance to the lively music of Triple Threat at Oregon Food Bank’s gala fundraiser, Home Grown, Oct. 15.

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Karla Wenzel, chair of Oregon Food Bank Board of Directors, (center) congratulates co-chairs Lisa Sedlar, CEO, New Seasons Market, (left) and Syd Hannigan, retired Safeway executive, Oregon Food Bank’s annual gala fundraiser was held Oct. 15 at OFB’s warehouse in Northeast Portland.

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Gala emcee Sheila Hamilton of 101.9 KINK FM, chats with Karla Wenzel at Home Grown, Oregon Food Bank’s annual gala fundraiser.

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Event Co-Chair Lisa Sedlar, the 5’1” CEO of New Seasons Market,” stands tall with Portland Trail Blazer Terry Porter at OFB’s Home Grown Gala.

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Karla Wenzel, chair of the Oregon Food Bank Board of Directors, checks out the silent auction with Rachel Bristol, CEO, Oregon Food Bank.

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Event Co-Chair Lisa Sedlar, shoots hoops with Terry Porter to raise funds in support of Oregon Food Bank.

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Terry Porter offers a few professional tips as Portland Mayor Sam Adams prepares to shoot a basket at Oregon Food Bank’s annual gala fundraiser, Oct. 15.

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Philip Kalberer, president, Kalberer Co., and former chair of Oregon Food Bank Board of Directors, stands in front of a replica of the Burnside Bridge with Lisa Sedlar and guest Joyce Larson.

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