It's not too late to register for the "Walk of Fame" 2021 Forest Grove/Cornelius Chamber Dinner Auction, held 6 p.m. Saturday, April 10. Dress in your Hollywood finest for this fun virtual event.
The traditional sit-down gathering of around 200 or more people has been modified due to the pandemic and will be an intimate, at-home gathering with catered meals prepared by Prime Time Restaurant & Sports Bar or Bella Donna's Bistro & Patisserie, including wine, beer or non-alcoholic cider. To see the full menu, click here. Note that meal delivery, provided by Randy's Delivery, is available to the first 50 ticket locations within a 5-mile radius of Forest Grove.
Get your tickets soon. Prices range from The Penelope Cruz table of two for $200 to The Lucille Ball table of six for $600. Purchase tickets and register to bid now by visiting www.charityauction.bid/walk-of-fame.
Jill Verboort will serve as virtual emcee. Jared Verboort will stand in as virtual auctioneer for three live auction items, like the Verboort Sausage Dinner Package Certificate, which includes two dinner tickets to the 2021 Verboort Sausage Dinner (first Saturday in November) plus 10 pounds of sausage; or the Staycation Package: a one-hour massage at Fyzical Therapy & Balance Centers, a soak in the pool at McMenamins Grand Lodge, and a night in a McMenamins Grand Lodge king room. There are also many beautiful baskets you have to see to believe at www.charityauction.bid/walk-of-fame.
The online auction opens at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 10, and remains open through Friday, April 23. For more information, call the Chamber at 503-357-3006.
Pianist Phillip Thompson-Aue will provide the live entertainment. The online festivities include a 50/50 raffle, a Forest Grove/Cornelius history trivia contest and the traditional whiskey-wine wall. This year's event anchor sponsors are Doherty Ford and Pacific University. Tables of four and six will also be recognized as sponsors.