Nonprofits and Community Groups Invited to Apply for Beaverton Volunteer Fair

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BEAVERTON, Ore. – Applications are now being accepted from nonprofit organizations and community groups for the 2018 Beaverton Volunteer Fair. The free event is an opportunity for the community to learn about and get involved with more than 40 local nonprofits and organizations.

The Beaverton Volunteer Fair will be held on Saturday, Mar. 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Beaverton City Library located at 12375 SW Fifth St. Selected nonprofits and community groups will have the opportunity to speak with hundreds of event-goers about their organizations, share program information and elevate their community presence. Free booth space is provided.

For more information or to apply, visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov/VolunteerFair or contact the city’s Neighborhood and Events Program at 503-526-2559 or events@BeavertonOregon.gov. There is no cost to apply or participate. Applications are due Friday, Feb. 9 by 5 p.m. Organizations will be notified of their selection on Monday, Feb. 12.

 

The Beaverton Volunteer Fair began in 2016 as the Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Beaverton class project, originally called Beaverton Awareness Day. In 2017, the event was adopted by the city as an annual happening to engage a diverse network of residents and business leaders and inspire them to take action to improve the community.

The city of Beaverton is home to more than 95,000 residents and is Oregon’s sixth largest city. We are a friendly, active and responsive city well-known for our exceptional community services and amenities, helping Beaverton residents enjoy a high quality of life. Ranked in Money magazine’s Best Places to Live, Beaverton truly is “The Best of Oregon.”

For more information, reminders and community news, visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov. Also follow Beaverton on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CityofBeaverton or Twitter at www.twitter.com/CityofBeaverton.