Slough Celebration Gala

May 18th - 22nd

Closes at 8PM, Friday, May 22

Or text "cswc" to phone number 56651 to make a donation.

Thank you to everyone who tuned in for our Virtual Gala! You can replay the live stream below.


Originally aired live on Friday, May 22nd at 5:30PM.

Say "Hey" to your fellow Virtual Gala attendees below! 

Share a selfie in your Gala finest, post your favorite thing about the Slough, or simply say hello!

Meet the Henrietta Award Winners

Join us this summer to honor and celebrate our awardees in person! Details to come.

Nestor Campos


Reed Wagner

Levee Ready Columbia

Congratulations to the winners of our 20th Environmental Awards--now dubbed the "Henrietta Awards," after our mascot Henrietta the Great Blue Heron--presented by the Columbia Slough Watershed Council.

Each year, the Council invites nominations for people, groups, and projects that have made a significant contribution to the health of our watershed. From the many amazing nominations received, we are thrilled to share that the 2020 awardees are Nestor Campos of Verde, and the Levee Ready Columbia project. Learn more about their incredible achievements during our LIVE Virtual Gala on Friday, May 22nd at 5:30PM.

How to Get Involved:

  • Online Auction - Open May 18th-22nd - Starting on May 18th, click on the button above to enter our online auction! We have a wide variety of fun-filled gift packages to offer, thanks to the generosity of local businesses and community members. The auction will remain open through 8PM on Friday, May 22nd.

  • Virtual Gala Celebration - On Friday, May 22nd at 5:30PM, join us for a LIVE virtual Gala Celebration! Dress up in your Gala finest, pour yourself a sparkling beverage, and tune in above. We will feature this year’s awardees, Nestor Campos of Verde NW and Reed Wagner of Levee Ready Columbia; Slough trivia; tips and tricks from our expert staff; and more! In addition, thanks to our sponsors, any donation made during our virtual Gala will also be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $24,000! 

Thank You to Our Sponsors!​


Title Sponsors

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Multnomah County Drainage District

Peninsula Drainage District #2

Sandy Drainage Improvement Company


Event Sponsors

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