|News & Events at The Dental Foundation of Oregon
|Kelly Hester Rules but the Kids are the Winners!!
Tournament raises over $7,000 for Kemple Dental Clinic and DFO
Read the wrap-up story HERE to find out who won the event and to see the complete list of sponsors who helped make the event a big success.
Special thanks to Bill Ludwig, Aaron Raasch, Rick and Cristy Shandy (shown at right) as well as BnK Construction, for sponsoring and running the tournament, and to the ODA and the Riverhouse Hotel & Convention Center. You can see photos of the tournament on our Facebook page.
Congratulations to Kelly Hester, photo at left, for taking 1st place in the tournament. Other winners included 2nd place, Dr. Thomas Rheuben; 3rd place, Conor McNulty; 4th place, Mark Hunt; 5th place, TJ Tomjack; 6th place, Beth Fitzgerald; 7th place, Kenny Crow; 8th place, Dr. Ilkyu Lee.
The event would not have been a success without the help of Suzanne Browning, Executive Director, and Debbi Smith, Program Manager of the Kemple Clinic. Thanks again to all our sponsors and players for making the tournament a great success!
2015 Chip! for Teeth
Tournament Raises Over $55,000 to Help Improve Children's Oral Health
The weather was perfect on Friday, June 19th as 27 golf teams came out in support of children's oral health at the 11th Annual Chip! for Teeth golf tournament at Langdon Farms Golf Club.
Congratulations to the low gross winning team of Dr. Jim Windell, Mike Wilson, Bill Swancutt and Pete DeMuniz who shot a blazing 57 to win the event.
The low net winning team included Ric Vordermark, Mark Brannan, Larry Martin and Scott Parrish of A-dec, Inc.
Read the wrap-up story HERE
For a complete list of tournament and prize sponsors and golf teams and players see the Chip! for Teeth Program HERE and enjoy all the team photos in our photo gallery Facebook page (and don't forget to "Like" us!)
Thanks again to all our sponsors, players and volunteers for making the tournament a great success!
Dr. Ed Merzenich Wins the 2015 Toyota Camry SE
Dr. Ed Merzenich, Salem, won the 2015 Toyota Camry SE in the DFO's Motor Mouth Raffle at the Oregon Dental Conference on Saturday, April 11, 2015. We thank all who participated in this important fundraiser to support DFO programs like the Tooth Taxi and the Oregon Mission of Mercy.
Wall of Wine raises over $5,700 at 2015 Dental Conference
Debbie Wong was the big winner at this year's Wall of Wine event at the Oregon Dental Conference when she pulled a bottle of Joseph Phelps Insignia wine valued at $187 which was generously donated by Robert Gootee. Attendees and Exhibitors alike flocked to the foundation's booth to partake in the wine pull to try their luck. Everyone is a winner in this event as all proceeds go toward our mission of improving the oral health for Oregon's children. We thank all our generous wine donors who make this event possible. See the list of wine donors HERE
Portland Texas Hold'em Event - Fun for All!
Tournament raises over $17,000 for DFO programs like the Tooth Taxi
Read the wrap-up story HERE to find out who won the event and to see the list of sponsors who helped make the event a big success. Special thanks to Bill Ludwig and BnK Construction for sponsoring the tournament, and to Moda Health for the use of their facilities in Milwaukie. You can see photos of the tournament on our Facebook page.
Congratulations to Jim Jenkins, photo at right, shown with Rick Shandy, BnK Construction, for taking 1st place in the tournament.
Thanks again to all our sponsors and players for making the tournament a great success!
2014 Motor Mouth Raffle Winner
David Kaplan wins the 2014 Ford Mustang
David Kaplan, sports a big smile as he stands next to Dr. Ken Berg, DFO board member, who sold him his winning ticket. David works for Patterson Dental Supply, one of the exhibitors at the Oregon Dental Conference and he was in the Exhibit Hall when his name was drawn. The raffle raised $39,300 to support DFO programs like the Tooth Taxi.
Our congratulations to David, and our sincere thanks to everyone who purchased a ticket for the raffle. Thank you for your support.
Wall of Wine raises over $5,600
Elizabeth McCourt pulls $438 bottle!
The annual Wall of Wine was a smashing success, selling out early on Friday afternoon, and raising over $5,600 for the foundation. Elizabeth McCourt, office manager for Dr. John Johnson of Portland, pulls the Chateau Lynch-Bages, Pauillac from France worth $438, which was generously donated by Dr. Anthony Hoffman of Hillsboro. Dr. Johnson purchased wine for his entire staff!
See our List of Wine Donors