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President Obama Event July 24th – Lunch at the Portland Art Museum

President Barack Obama will visit Portland on Tuesday, July 24th. Two events will give the chance for Portland supporters to contribute to the reelection of the President. The main event is lunch with the President at the Portland Art Museum. The other event is an intimate brunch limited to 25 people.

Obama Portland Oregon Fundrasier 2012

Voting for the President is important but in an election year where a sitting President will be outspent for the first time ever by his opponent it is crucial that Barack Obama’s supporters help him out financially as well. Your donation will help secure President Obama’s reelection so he can continue to enact the agenda of change for our country that he started four years ago.

The main event: luncheon with President Obama at the  Portland Art Museum at 12pm.

RSVP for the luncheon event here:

https://my.barackobama.com/July24PortlandLunch?custom1=6466094

Tickets are donations to the President’s reelection campaign and are as follows:

$500 – Standing Lunch Reception

$1,000 – Private seated VIP Lunch Reception; Premier Seating in the Grand Ballroom

$5,000 – Photo with President Obama – $1,000 more for each additional person in the photo; Private seated VIP Lunch Reception; Premier Seating in the Grand Ballroom


The other event opportunity: intimate brunch event with the President.

RSVP for the brunch event here:

https://my.barackobama.com/July24PortlandBrunch?custom1=6466094

Tickets are donations to the President’s reelection campaign and are as follows:

$30,000 – Brunch limited to 25 guests


Contact the event team at obamalunchpdx@gmail.com or call (503) 943-2786 for more information about the events, if you are interested in contributing a donation or helping get people to the event.

If you are unable to attend one of the events consider making a contribution to his campaign here:

http://donate.barackobama.com/page/contribute/o2012-ovf-mainlgbtlc?custom1=6466094

Learn more about Terry Bean at About Terry Bean and Terry Bean Wikipedia .

Terry Bean in the News Following Obama Gay Marriage Endorsement

Round up of recent news stories following President Obama’s endorsement of marriage equality featuring comments by Terry Bean, leader in the Human Rights movement, passionate LGBT rights advocate, life-long Democrat and a major fund raiser for party candidates both nationally and locally in Oregon including President Barack Obama, Oregon Governor Barbara Roberts and President Bill Clinton.

Storified by Terry Bean · Fri, May 18 2012 12:29:24

Inside Obama’s LGBT Donor Machine: How The President Will Make Millions From Gay Marriage Push – ForbesPresident Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage wasn’t just a personal move, nor solely a political one. It was strategic. He’ll make milli…
The 10-Year Engagement: President Obama has evolved to support gay marriage. Oregon isnt there yet.Before President Barack Obama declared his support for same-sex marriage last week, he had been talking with Terry Bean about the issue f…
Terry Bean on President Obama – Marriage Equality Endorsement & Fundraising Campaignartizondigital
Terry Bean "Democratic Operative" on Obama Endorsement of Gay Marriage – Bein’ BeanZac Burns called Terry a "Democratic Operative" – Byron Beck entitled him a "King Maker" fundraiser in a recent interview with him on the…

Learn more about Terry Bean at About Terry Bean and Terry Bean Wikipedia .

Victory Fund National Champagne Brunch 2011: Terry Bean & Vic Basile


Victory Fund founding members,Terry Bean and Vic Basile spoke at the 2011 Victory Fund National Champagne Brunch celebrating 20 years of success growing the number of openly LGBT leaders in elected office across America.

Terry Bean ended with this quote by Cesar Chavez, “Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot uneducate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore. We have seen the future, and the future is ours.”

Learn more about Terry Bean at About Terry Bean and Terry Bean Wikipedia .

2011 Victory Fund 20 Year Anniversary

Terry Bean Remembers the Victory Fund’s Foundation from Winning Mark on Vimeo.

In March 2011, the Victory Fund celebrated 20 years of electing LGBT candidates. On the anniversary the founding pioneers including Terry Bean and Vic Basile and a new generation of LGBT advocates gathered together in Washington, D.C. to celebrate. David Mixner’s post Victory Fund Celebrates 20 Years Of Electing LGBT Candidates tells the story behind the founding of the Victory Fund, the foundation’s success and how you can contribute to the future:

“Twenty years ago in a Marriott Hotel conference room in Virginia sat over a dozen leaders from various organizations and states to explore how we could better elect openly LGBT candidates. Called together by Terry Bean, William Waybourn, Vic Basile and others, they had this concept of modeling an organization after Ellen Malcolm’s “Emily’s List.” The idea was a simple one. To raise awareness and money – especially money – to create an even playing field for our candidates. At that point we had a little more than forty openly LGBT elected and appointed officials in the entire nation. Continue reading

Learn more about Terry Bean at About Terry Bean and Terry Bean Wikipedia .

Terry Bean at ACLU 2012 Fundrasier – Oregonian Scene and Heard Article

Terry Bean Scene and Heard Oregonian Photo

From left: former Gov. Barbara Roberts, Dan Savage, executive director David Fidanque and Terry Bean. Oregonian Scene and Heard - Photo by Andrea Lorimor Photography

ACLU OF OREGON FOUNDATION

The ACLU of Oregon Foundation’s annual “Liberty Dinner” brought 350 people to the Portland Hilton & Executive Tower on March 10. Featured speaker was Dan Savage, known for creating the “It Gets Better” project on YouTube. Fred Neal was event chairman. Doris Ennis was honored with the Charles F. Hinkle Award for Distinguished Service in recognition of her 38 years of volunteer service. The event raised more than $100,000. The ACLU of Oregon is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of civil liberties and civil rights. Oregonian Published: Saturday, April 07, 2012

Terry Bean has been a strong supporter of the ACLU of Oregon for over 25 years. His business, Bean Investment Real Estate, was a key sponsor of the The ACLU Foundation of Oregon Liberty Dinner.

Learn more about Terry Bean at About Terry Bean and Terry Bean Wikipedia .

The Advocate

This section will be devoted to Terry Bean the advocate.

Learn more about Terry Bean at About Terry Bean and Terry Bean Wikipedia .