... Commissioner Amanda Fritz said, “It only takes one individual, filled with love and a desire to help others, to make a difference. When we join together it makes even more of a difference. Thank you all for coming tonight.”
2011 Spirit of Portland Awards
From 90 nominations submitted by the community, a selection committee has selected the 2011 Spirit of Portland awards.
Awards were determined by a selection committee of representatives from the Mayor’s and City Commissioners’ offices, the Office of Neighborhood Involvement, the Neighborhood District Coalition offices, Business Associations, diverse non-profit community organizations and past award winners. In addition, the Mayor and each commissioner have recognized individual and organizational leaders.