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Golf event raises $150K for green building techniques, scholarships

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Ross Vroman, executive vice president for Skanska, tees off on the 18th hole at Heron Lakes Golf Course on Thursday, Sept. 24, while …

Portland Community College President Preston Pulliams enjoys a moment riding to the next hole. They were playing golf for a good cause – the sixth annual PCC Foundation Golf Invitational. It raised $150,000 for the PCC Foundation to help provide money for the Building Construction Sustainability Fund that will be used to promote green building techniques and support general student scholarships.

The tournament, held at Heron Lakes Golf Course, featured 264 golfers on 66 teams playing on both of the club’s green and blue courses. Above, there were more than 50 volunteers helping to make this year’s event the best ever. Below, Poppe the Panther did his part to cheer on the golfers, who many were from the local construction industry.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »

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