Photo by Ray Rodriguez
Local community members come together Wednesday evening at Westwind Frame and Gallery on 412 E. 2nd Street in The Dalles for check presentations through the program’s annual fundraiser. Close to $31,000 was raised from Saturday’s festivities at Sid White Field. In the photo are recipients and their families, from left to right, starting in the back row, Joshua Messenger, Joe Messenger, Heaven Messenger, Raymie Messenger, Alice DeHart, Steve Hutchinson, Sherilyn Hutchinson, Lucas Hutchinson, Amelia Hutchinson, Skylynn Bichler, Shawn Bichler and Heather Bichler. In the front row are, from left, Michael Holloran, Stan Berkshire, Randy Wells, Marty Hiser, Vinny, Ed Gunnyon and April Weaver. The Pig Bowl celebrated its 15th year with a fundraiser for three families. In its history, the event has raised close to $300,000.
As of Friday, September 29, 2017
When it comes to the Pig Bowl, common words used to describe the experience of community activism include, love, compassion and family...