Governor's Gold Awards


The Governors’ Gold Awards
Saturday, October 21, 2017, Oregon Convention Center

The Governors’ Gold Awards is an annual high-profile, corporate and community, dinner event. This is an outstanding opportunity to join Oregon’s Governors and pay tribute to the individuals, companies, organizations, and communities that have contributed to the greatness of Oregon. All proceeds benefit Special Olympics Oregon.

About Special Olympics

Special Olympics Oregon provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children, youth and adults living with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.


Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Time: Reception & Silent Auction 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Dinner Program: Awards and Live Auction 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.

After Party: Dancing & Fun 9:30 – 11:30 p.m.

Location: Oregon Convention Center The Oregon Ballroom

Dress: Evening or Business Attire

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Evening Hosts

Kate Brown

John Kitzhaber

Governor Ted Kulongoski

Governor Barbara Roberts

Our Recipients

Oregon Health & Science University
Joe Robertson

Meyer Memorial Trust and Doug Stamm

The Papé Group, Inc.
Jordan Papé

Kerry Tymchuk

The Al and Pat Reser Civic Leadership Award
Sue Kupillas
Civic Leader, Medford, Oregon

Our Sponsors

Special Recognition

Sharon Knorr Productions
Portland Business Journal