The 2016 Heart of Gold Celebration honors the community volunteers of Wilsonville, and supports the local and international service projects of the Wilsonville Rotary Foundation.
In addition to the First Citizen awards dinner, participants get to bid on unique and wonderful items and experiences in the silent and live auctions. Please support us!
January 27, 2015 / Curt Kipp
This year, local volunteers Ben Altman, Donna Bane, John Budiao and Christopher Shotola-Hardt belong in the Winners’ Circle. That is to say, they are the four finalists for the 2014 Wilsonville First Citizen award, which is presented by the Rotary Club of Wilsonville. A citizen panel, including past winners, chose them from nominations submitted by…[Read More...]
November 12, 2014 / Curt Kipp
Many contribute to making Wilsonville a better community to live in and do business — but volunteers are the ones who truly set the pace.
That’s why the Rotary Club of Wilsonville has chosen “Winners Circle” as the theme for the 2015 Heart of Gold Celebration. The annual awards banquet will be held at the new World of Speed Museum more than a month before it opens to the general public. The annual event serves to recognize local volunteers, including one individual or couple who will be chosen for Wilsonville’s highest volunteer honor — the First Citizen award. Nominations are now being accepted.[Read More...]
March 15, 2014 / Curt Kipp
At Treasures of Wilsonville: The 2014 Heart of Gold Celebration, Kathryn Whittaker was announced as the 2013 Wilsonville First Citizen. The event, produced by the Rotary Club of Wilsonville, was held March 15, 2014 at the Wilsonville Holiday Inn. Whittaker was selected from among nominations submitted by the Wilsonville community. These nominations were reviewed by…[Read More...]
February 7, 2014 / Curt Kipp
The Rotary Club of Wilsonville has announced the four finalists for the 2013 Wilsonville First Citizen award. They are, in alphabetical order: Leigh Crosby, Steve Perry, Kathryn Whittaker and Vern Wise. The four finalists will be honored, and the First Citizen award winner will be announced, at Treasures of Wilsonville: The 2014 Heart of Gold Banquet. This gala event, now in its 13th year, will be held starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 15 at the Wilsonville Holiday Inn, 25425 S.W. 95th Ave., Wilsonville, Ore.[Read More...]
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