BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton is now accepting applications from nonprofit organizations and community groups for the 2017 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 volunteer fair will be held on Saturday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Beaverton City Library, 12375 SW Fifth St. Attendees will have the chance to win raffle prizes provided by event sponsors and enjoy refreshments from local businesses.
For more information or to apply, visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov/VolunteerFair. There is no cost to apply or participate. Applications are due Friday, May 12, at 5 p.m. Organizations will be notified by Monday, May 22.
The Beaverton Volunteer Fair started last year as the Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Leadership Beaverton class project, originally called Beaverton Awareness Day. The event has been adopted by the City of Beaverton 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 responsible city well-known for our exceptional community services and amenities, helping Beaverton residents enjoy a high quality of life. Ranked in the top ten of Money magazine’s 50 Best Small Cities in America for 2016, Beaverton truly is “The Best of Oregon.”
For 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.
Caption: Nonprofit organizations and community groups are invited to apply for the Beaverton Volunteer Fair to be held on June 10. Participants will have the chance to raise awareness for their groups and showcase local volunteer opportunities. (Photo/City of Beaverton)