2019 Networking & Appreciation Evening!

Portland Suzhou Bridge Mural by Woodstock Elementary 3rd Grade + Cooperating Artist: Sarah Ferguson

Date:  May 23, 2019

Time:  6:30 - 8:30 pm

Where: Lan Su Chinese Garden,
239 NW Everett St., Portland, OR 97209

Individual $75
Corporate $125
Student (17+) & Senior (65+) $40

Provides event ticket + 2019 PSSCA Membership!  
(Deadline to register is May 18, 2019)

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Registration is still open for the Portland-Suzhou Sister City Association's Networking and Appreciation Evening at the beautiful Lan Su Chinese Garden Thursday Evening May 23, 2019. 

Please join Mayor Wheeler, the Chinese Consul General Ambassador Wang Donghua from the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco, former Mayors Bud Clark and Tom Potter, Larry Steele, leaders from Port of Portland, Business Oregon, Travel Portland, DWT, APIC, Polytech Heating and other engaged business, cultural and educational leaders for an evening of socializing and member/sponsor appreciation in the lovely Lan Su Chinese Garden! Enjoy their stories of the many benefits to their organizations that the Portland-Suzhou relationship has earned them over the years.   

PSSCA earned the title of BEST SISTER CITY award from China by being a bridge city, providing a bridge of friendship between our two cities. The Suzhou-Portland Bridges Mural, created by Woodstock Elementary 3rd grade classes, is a delightful representation of this relationship. Come see the mural at the event!

Did you know...?

  • Twenty years ago 60 artisans from China came to Portland to build the Lan Su Chinese Garden, one of the most visited cultural attractions in our city. 

  • Nike built a LEED Certified state of the art distribution center in Suzhou.  

  • Nine Portland Sister City Schools participate in exchanges and host as many as 100 students from Suzhou during their winter break. 

  • Business Oregon was proud to host three business seminars in cooperation with PSSCA in Portland and in Suzhou.

  •  Our 30th Anniversary Mayoral Delegation Visit to Suzhou last April took 30 leaders from our community representing culture, education and trade.

 You will not want to miss participating in this unique evening on May 23!  Price of admission provides you with an evening of wine, Chinese appetizers, traditional Chinese music and good cheer with old friends and new, as well as PSSCA membership for the balance of this year.

With your complimentary raffle ticket, enjoy a chance to win a raffle prize including a gift certificate for the Larry Steele Summer Basketball Camp for Boys & Girls or a Gsix Delta Dueller to improve your golf game!

See you in the Garden!

Bonnie Starkey,
President of PSSCA