JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL FUNDRAISING EVENT:
You’re invited! The Taste will be held on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 5:00 – 8:30p.m. at YMCA in Albany, OR. You’ll get to sample the “Tastes” of our valley’s best restaurants, wineries, and breweries! This annual event is a fundraiser benefiting our YMCA’s Scholarship Fund, giving us the ability to continue to serve our community by giving scholarships for memberships, day camp, and programs. We will have a best bid auction with great items from many local businesses.
WHEN: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER, 8 5-8:30PM
DETAILS: VIP Tickets are $75 and Regular Tickets are $50 per person (age 21+)
VIP Tickets include: early access to event, special tastes from vendors, music, photo opportunity,
separate checkout line, chair massage, and other exclusive treats.
LOCATION: YMCA, 3201 SW Pacific Blvd, Albany, OR 97321
Win a trip to Hawaii! Only 400 raffle tickets being sold!
One week in Kailua-Kona, at the Billfisher, for up to four guests. Winner also receives a $500 travel voucher, sponsored by Eugene Airport, and a $500 Visa Gift Card, sponsored by Consumers Power. (Winner need not be present to win.)
*Trip date: May 15-May 22
Gerding Builders, Jenks Hatchery, Fitzpatrick Painting, Central Willamette Credit Union, Boshart Trucking, Smith + Company, Design House, Knife River Corporation, OFD, Mike’s Heating and A/C, AK Carpet & More, Greg Norlander and Brianna Norlander Guild Mortgage
Weatherford, Thompson et al, Pacific Power, Sure Clean NW, Barker-Uerlings Insurance Inc, Town & Country Realty, BBSI, M & M Car Company, Selco, Flowers-N-More, Matteson Photography
Aqua Pro Pump Service, Oregon State Credit Union, AmeriTitle, Albany Lock & Key, Kutsch and Renyer, Independent Merchant Brokers, Farmers Insurance Katie Enright, H & R Block
Photo booth sponsored by Elm Street Family Dental
Become A Sponsor
Interested in Donating?
We are having a best bid auction in conjunction with the tastes from local vendors. We are asking friends and supporters of Mid-Willamette Family YMCA, along with local businesses, for donations of new items, services from businesses or individuals, vacation accommodations, fishing trips, or other items that sell very quickly. Cash donations will be used to assist us in putting together vacation packages, which continually prove to be a very popular item.
Current Donors include: Albany Carpet, Rugged Maniac, A Stitch n Time, AAA, Abacela, ABC House, Albany Public schools Foundation, America Matteress, Ankeny Vineyard, Beggs, Blush Salon, Bon Cookware, Broadway Theater, Bullwinkle’s Family Fun Center, Chinese Garden, Corvallis Knights, Deepwoods Museum & Garden, Dockside Charter, Dream Dinners, Enchanted Forest, Eugene Science Center, Evergreen Museum, Five Pine Lodge, Gold Beach Resort, Guaranty RV & Chevrolet, High Desert Museum, inn at Spanish Head, Kgal/Ksho Radio, Lincoln city Outlets, Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Naked Winery, New Horizon, OMSI, Organically Grown, Oregon Ducks Store, Oregon Jamboree, Oregon Zoo, PetCo, Portland Spirit Cruiser and Events, Rose Quarter, Rich’s Sewing & Vacuum, Running Princess, Safehaven, Sassy Cakes, Sizzle Pie, Science Factory, Sky High Trampoline Park, Smith Tea, Splash! at Lively Park, Sportsman Warehouse, The Albany Pix Theatre, Portland Timbers, Tigerlights, Kol Tiny House Hotel, S & K Wacky Indoor Bounce, Willamette Valley Pies, Younique Makeup, Wild Waves, Winterhawks, Wildlife Safari, Willamette Vineyards, World Forestry Center, Wanderlust Tours, Freak of Ink, Mr. Color Carpet Cleaning, Rouge River Landing & Resort Gold Beach OR, Corvallis-OSU Symphony
2018 Participating Vendors
Spiritopia, Carino’s Italian of Albany, Zoup!, Homegrown Oregon Foods, Brigadoon Wine Co., Mazama Brewing, Ochoa’s Queseria, Deluxe Brewing/Sinister Distilling, Grindz Food Truck, Trillium Old School Cafe & Event Center, 2 Towns Ciderhouse, Sassy Cakes, Allan’s Coffee & Tea, Block 15 Brewing, Caves Bier & Kitchen, The Growler Garage & Tap House, Bespoken Coffee Roasters / Margin Coffee, Springhill Cellars Winery, Valley Catering, Southpaws Sports Pub and Perfect Pizza, Sybaris Bistro, Castor, Tacos El Machin