2009 Metro Area Brokerage Resource Fair and BBQ


Inclusion collaborated with several of the metro-area brokerages to host our annual Resource Fair and Customer BBQ.  We had a great turnout of about 400 people including customers, providers and family members!

Here’s a short clip of the resource fair’s incredible turnout:

Resources within the community came to share information about their services, provide demonstrations and join in the fun.  We raffled off 5 beautiful gift baskets filled mostly with donations from The Arc of Multnomah-Clackamas, P1000442Good Shepherd Communities, PCC Culinary Assistant Program, Ride Wise, On The Move, Trips Inc, Eastco, Autism Society of Oregon, Happy Trails Riding Center, and Special Olympics Oregon.  See below for a list of the community resources that joined us and made this event such a success!

Meanwhile, across the street at Overlook Park everyone enjoyed a meal together, kickball, horseshoes and our CCI-sponsored bean bag toss game.

Here’s a video from the BBQ, featuring some dancing and fun:

Can’t wait to see everyone next year!

For many more pictures of the Resource Fair and BBQ, Click here!

Here’s a list of vendors from the event:

The Companion Program/Adventures Without Limits
Adventures Without Limits or (503) 359-2568

Port City Development Center and Project Grow
Project Grow or (503) 236-9515

Making Magic Tours
(541) 221-5854

Bridges to Independence
Bridges to Independence or (503) 774-4164

Disability Rights of Oregon Help America Vote Act Project
Disability Rights of Oregon or (503) 243-2081

Generations X and Y
(971) 533-0155

Quiet Waters Outreach
Quiet Waters Outreach or (603) 620-8288

Goodwill Industries
Goodwill Industries or (503) 238-6100

Mentored Learning
(503) 267-8040

SDRI or (503) 292-7142

Edwards Center
Edwards Center or (503) 642-1581

National Alliance on Mental Illness of Multnomah County
NAMI or (503) 228-5692

(503) 262-9322

DePaul Industries
DePaul Industries or (503) 331-3835

211 info or 211

Independent Police Review
(503) 823-0926

Disability Compass
Disability Compass or (503) 292-4964

Oregon Office on Disability and Health
(503) 494-3628

Families Supporting Independent Living
(503) 799-5132

TNT Management Resources
TNT Management Resources (503) 463-0134

Trips Inc
Trips Inc. or (800) 686-1013

Eastco or (503) 667-0613

Autism Society of Oregon
Autism Society of Oregon or (888) AUTISM – 1

Ride Connection or (503) 226-0700

On The Move
On the Move or (971) 219-2190

Portland Community College, Culinary Assistant Program
(503) 977-4305

Good Shepherd Communities
Good Shepherd Communities or  (503) 805-7809

Happy Trails Riding Center
(503) 675-3005

Self Advocates as Leaders
Self Advocates as Leaders or (503) 589-1664

Disability Accommodation Registry
Disability Accommodation Registry or (503) 823-8030

Multnomah County Aging and Disability Services
Multnomah County Aging and Disability Services or (503) 988-3646

Off The Couch Activity Night
(503) 702-2394

Special Olympics Oregon
Special Olympics Oregon or (503) 248-0600

Disability Rights Oregon Work Incentives Program
Disability Rights Oregon Work Incentives Program or (503) 243-2081

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