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slides: Party Report: Ain’t Misbehavin’ Benefit for German American School

Thursday, November 06, 2014

 

Poison Waters, the sassy emcee, and her entourage, Kourtni and Alexis.

The German American School of Portland hosted their annual fundraiser at clarklewis, a Bruce Carey Restaurant in the Eastside Industrial District. Ninety-six generous guests brought in $59,000 to support a bilingual education and academically rich programs for the German American School of Portland. Fundraisers like "Ain’t Misbehavin’" help to keep class sizes small, tuition reasonable, provide financial assistance, and offer high-quality continuing education to our staff.

The intimate affair was emceed by the scintillating Poison Waters and her sassy entourage, Kourtni & Alexis, and featured the jazz swing band, Boy and Bean.

An exquisite five-course menu created by Zack Schomann, Executive Chef at clarklewis, was paired with Prohibition cocktails concocted by the Head Bartender at clarklewis, Ryan Victor.

SEE SLIDESHOW OF "AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'" FUNDRAISER BELOW

This social event was enjoyed by parents and alumni as well as Head of School for the German American School, Blake Peters, German Consul General, Stefan Schlüter, and representatives from local German businesses, including Martin Daum, President & CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, Gordon Bittig, CFO of SolarWorld Inc., Alexander Glunz, Senior Production Manager of Genentech, and the German Honorary Consul for Oregon and Idaho, Robert Manicke of Stoel Rives.

The event sponsors included Daimler, Condor Airlines, Williams Kastner, Bruce Carey Restaurants, Edelweiss Delicatessen, New Deal Distillery, and Bull Run Distilling Company, as well as many additional in-kind donors. 

 

Related Slideshow: Aint Misbehavin’ Benefit for German American School

The German American School of Portland hosted their annual fundraiser at clarklewis, a Bruce Carey Restaurant in the Eastside Industrial District.

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Karin and Reen

Event chair, Karin Presnell and her husband Reen take to the dance floor at "Ain't Misbehavin'" a benefit for Portland's German American School at clarklewis.

Photo by Julia Matschukat.

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Blake and Stefan

Head of School, Blake Peters and German Consul General, Stefan Schlüter enjoy appetizers and a Prohibition cocktail during Happy Hour at "Ain't Misbehavin'" a benefit for Portland's German American School at clarklewis.

Photo by Julia Matschukat.

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Raffle Time

German American School of Portland moms excited for the Condor Airlines raffle. Condor Airlines was one of the Gold Level event sponsors at "Ain't Misbehavin'" a benefit for Portland's German American School at clarklewis.

Photo by Julia Matschukat.

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Martin and Karin Daum

Martin Daum, President and CEO of Daimler, and his wife Karin Daum. Daimler sponsored a table at  "Ain't Misbehavin'" a benefit for Portland's German American School at clarklewis.

Photo by Julia Matschukat.

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Bruce and Joe

Hosts, Bruce Carey and Joe Rogers of Bruce Carey Restaurants at "Ain't Misbehavin'" a benefit for Portland's German American School at clarklewis.

Photo by Julia Matschukat.

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Poison, Kourtni & Alexis

Poison Waters, the sassy emcee, and her entourage, Kourtni and Alexis at "Ain't Misbehavin'" a benefit for Portland's German American School at clarklewis.

Photo by Julia Matschukat.

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Dinner Time

Clarklewis provided the venue for the fundraiser, "Ain't Misbehavin,'" a benefit for Portland's German American School.

Photo by Julia Matschukat.

 
 

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