Celebrations

2016 Celsi Celebration

In this important election year, the Multnomah County Democratic Party is proud to announce our biggest party and fundraiser of the year: The Celsi Celebration!

Named in honor of a super-volunteer and Party leader, Dick Celsi, it’s a time to celebrate good Democrats working to make people’s lives better – and have a good time with Democratic friends. 

Keynote Speaker: Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum

Saturday, May 21, 2016 at the Riverside Golf & Country Club, 8105 NE 33rd Drive in Portland, 6:00 to 9:30 p.m.

Be a part of it:

Golf Tourney & Banquet to Honor Bill Dickey

The Multnomah County Democratic Party & Basic Rights Oregon celebrate Bill Dickey, “2015 Hero of the Year.”

The MultDems and Basic Rights Oregon have joined forces to honor a man who truly personifies all that is good.  Please join us and show your appreciation and support for Bill Dickey with a sponsorship, and then party with us at the Award Ceremony and Golf Tournament in his honor. 

The event includes a Helicopter Golf Ball Drop Raffle! Golf balls will be dropped from a helicopter. The person with the closest ball to the hole will win $1,000. You do not need to be present to win.

Purchase a ball for $10 or sets of three balls for $25 each

Sign up here

A VIP Party will take place on Thursday night, Sept. 10th at 6:30, at the Riverside Country Club. Special Guest: Former Governor Barbara Roberts. 

The Golf Tournament will tee off on Friday morning, Sept. 11th followed by the Banquet and Awards, at Riverside Country Club, NE 33rd, Portland. 

Bill Dickey has been a major benefactor to this community and this state.  From the arts to social services, education to politics, all have been on the receiving end of his generosity, his involvement and his profound interest in making Portland and Oregon a better and fairer place for all.  All without fanfare.

Now it’s time to say Thank You.

Nominations open for Annual Awards at the Celsi Celebration

As an all-volunteer organization, we depend on quiet heroes. The Celsi Celebration is our time to recognize and celebrate them.

The Administration Committee is soliciting nominations for awards to be presented at our Celsi Celebration May 16th.

  • The Dick Celsi Award for dedication to the Party and to grassroots activism, by a PCP.
  • The McCoy Award for service by a present or past elected official to the Party and in support of the Party’s platforms and agendas.
  • The Governor Barbara Roberts Young Democrat Award for service to the Party by a young Democrat (under 37 as of January 1, 2015).

Please send nominations to Admin@multdems.org by April 23rd, and include your reasons for making the nominations.