The Eagle Creek fire has closed most trails from Wyeth to Troutdale.

37th Annual Meeting and Luncheon

37th Annual Meeting and Luncheon
Skamania Lodge (photo: courtesy of Skamania Lodge)

Sunday, April 2, 2017

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Skamania Lodge
1131 SW Skamania Lodge Way
Skamania, WA 98648

*Online registration has closed for this event.*
- Please contact Maegan Jossy to let us know you'll be coming on Sunday: or (971) 634-2028.
- Plan on paying at the door: $30/Member or $42/New Member Special. 
- At this time we are no longer taking any special meal requests.

Join us at beautiful Skamania Lodge for a delicious salmon lunch, engaging reports and updates from Friends staff, and more. Pre-luncheon activity includes a discussion on how to include Friends in your will or estate plans. After lunch, join one of three guided walks in the area. If you would like to volunteer and receive a complimentary lunch, please contact Kate Lindberg:

Luncheon Menu
First Course: Mixed greens salad and fresh-baked rolls
Main Course: Herbed fillet of salmon with orzo, broccolini and seasonal fruit chutney (gluten-free)
Vegan Main Course: Seasonal roasted vegetables on top of savory spiced lentils. Dessert is house-made vegan macaroons.
Dessert: Lemon panna cotta and tuille cookie
*You will not be able to change your meal choice the day-of this event*

If you have dietary restrictions outside of what options are listed above, please contact Kate Lindberg by Thursday, March 30 at or 971- 634-1265.

Meeting & Luncheon Agenda 

11:00 - 12:00       What's Your Legacy? Discussion (optional)      
12:00 - 12:30       Check-in and Socializing
12:30 - 2:00         Luncheon and Program

Welcome & Board Matters: Chair Eric Lichtenthaler and Treasurer Kari Skedsvold
State of the Gorge: Executive Director Kevin Gorman
Conservation Director Michael Lang
Gorge Towns to Trails Project Manager Renee Tkach
Preserve the Wonder: Development Director Sandy Wright
Board Member Debbie Asakawa
Board Member Gwen Farnham
Afterwards:  Join us on your choice of guided walks in the area. Sign up at the event.

Special Overnight Lodging Discount

Enjoy a special room rate at Skamania Lodge and explore Gorge stories and places with Columbia Gorge GetawaysThe custom itinerary will be sent to you after you book your room. Rate subject to availability - book soon!

Friends’ Courtesy Rate is $187 including taxes and fees ($58 savings!)
Book online or by calling 800-221-7117. Use "Friends17" as the promo code.


What’s Your Legacy? Planned Giving Discussion

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. right before the luncheon 
Join us for complimentary coffee or tea to hear how you can leave a lasting legacy for the Gorge and learn about the tools that can help you make a smart gift. Learn more.

  • Kevin Gorman, Executive Director: How Your Bequest Can Make a Difference
  • Phil Jones, Estate Planning Attorney:  The Basics of Estate Planning and Charitable Giving
  • Pam Davee, Development Officer: The Norman Yeon Legacy Circle

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