2023 Port Angeles Community Awards Gala
Saturday, Feb. 3rd, 2024 6:00 pm
Join us for an elegant, plated dinner and program recognizing some of the best and brightest stars of our community. This year, the Gala will be at the gorgeous new Field Arts and Events Hall on the Port Angeles Waterfront
This inspiring evening gives us the chance to honor all of the finalists and announce the winners in the following categories:
Organization of the Year
Emerging Business of the Year
Business of the Year
Educator of the Year
Young Leader of the Year
Citizen of the Year
All of this year's finalists will be honored at the Gala
Single Ticket - $100
Standard Table for Eight - $750
Gold Table for Eight - $900
Gold Tables are premium tables in the first two rows. Gold tables feature sponsor name/logo prominently at the table; Sponsor name listed on signage at the event, in the awards slide show, and in the event program)
For more sponsorship inquiries, or to receive our sponsor deck, please email Leslie at Events@portangeles.org
This year the awards gala features a unique dining experience with an elevated Menu from Little Devil's Lunchbox, created especially for the Community Awards.
- Twice-baked Sweet Potato with Mexican spices and Queso Fresco, topped with microgreens and toasted pumpkin seeds and accompanied with *green chile and cilantro-lime rice (Vegetarian)
- Chicken thigh & leg in savory mole sauce, accompanied by cilantro-lime rice with green chiles, smoked peppers, onions, and shaved brussels sprouts
- Seafood medley finished tamale-style in a corn husk, accompanied by cilantro-lime rice with green chiles, smoked peppers, onions, and shaved brussels sprouts
* Cilantro-free option upon request. Please note that the menu may change slightly based on supply chain. Any dietary restrictions or allergies should be specified in the comments
New This Year!
An invitation-only VIP reception for Finalists and Sponsors, at Foghorn Olive Oil just steps away from the Gala venue. Guests can enjoy beer, wine, and soft drinks as they mingle with the finalists and socialize before the big event.
After Party in the Mood Room!
The mood for the night will be Celebration, and we've got the perfect place to keep that mood going! All gala guests are invited to join us at The Mood Room (next door to Moss Boutique) just two blocks from the Gala. This beautiful, welcoming space is the perfect venue to continue our celebration of this year's amazing finalists. Our bartenders for the evening will be special guests, The Robertson Girls! Annie and Lily will be taking care of you at the no-host bar, serving signature Cocktails (and Mocktails) created especially for the Gala by Bar Ventures. Soft drinks, beer, and wine will also be available, and rumor has it there might even be some trivia! The After Party is an all-ages private party for Gala guests, and we can't wait to see you there!
The Awards are presented in the following categories:
Citizen of the Year - An individual who has made a positive impact on the health or prosperity of the community, including a legacy of good works and specifically during the past year.