Harvest Dinner

Harvest Dinner

2015 Harvest Dinner Logo

The 14th Annual Harvest Dinner and Auction will be held on
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

For sponsorship information please contact:

Phillip Hudspeth, Annual Gifts & Corporate Relations Officer
(541) 463-5898 or phillip@laneccfoundation.org

For limited individual ticket information or In-Kind donations please contact:

Heather Lee, Event and Stewardship Coordinator
(541) 463-5777 or heather@laneccfoundation.org

Gift-In-Kind Auction Donations

We need your donations--Do you have something interesting, fun, or unique you would like to donate for the 2016 Harvest Auction? Please use our Harvest Dinner Auction Donation Form and return it to us. We put together beautiful baskets with all kinds of great donations. Don't have time to put a basket together? Let our staff put one together for you. With over 400 guests attending this highly anticipated event you can be assured that your business or organization will be recognized and highly visible!

Pick up is available for non-mailable or physical item donations. 

Gift-in-Kind Donation Form (Download to enable fillable fields)

Thank you in advance for your generous donation!

Please join us in thanking our 2016 Gift-in-Kind donors

2016 Gift-in-Kind donors

2016 Harvest Dinner and Auction Co-Chairs

Dr. Chris Walton and Mrs. Beth Sheehan

Chris Walton, M.D., and Mrs. Beth Sheehan

Chris and Beth are long-time champions of education and great supporters of Lane Community College Foundation and the Eugene/Springfield community. They have attended the Harvest Dinner for many years and graciously accepted the challenge of being this years co-chair team.

We thank each of you for your support and want to let you know that the 2015 Harvest Dinner was an incredible success with just over $400,000 dollars raised to support scholarships and programs at Lane Community College! We say Thank you to all of sponsors, guests, and donors for making this past Harvest Dinner an incredible evening and for investing in our students! We look forward to seeing you on November 1 for another fantastic and fun-filled evening!

The Harvest Dinner is presented annually by the Lane Community College Foundation and Lane's Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Program (CAHM) and serves as a working classroom for CAHM students. Students work under the guidance of a guest chef and instructors to prepare a multi course meal for 400 guests at the Center for Meeting and Learning.

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2016 Harvest Dinner Guest Chef Diane Morgan 

Diane Morgan, Chef and Author at farmers market

Chef Diane Morgan

Diane has an impressive résumé, she has authored 17 cookbooks including the award winning cookbook Roots.  Roots won The James Beard Foundation Book Award and an International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook Award. In addition, she is a regular contributor to the Los Angeles Times food sections, has written for Bon Appétit, Fine Cooking, The Oregonian, Northwest Palate; and has appeared on the Today Show, ABC World News Now, CBS Early Show, The Food Network, and HGTV.

Diane resides in Portland; besides authoring cookbooks, she is a culinary instructor and a restaurant consultant. Her next cookbook, Salmon, will be published this spring.

View pictures from the 2013 Harvest Dinner 

View pictures from the 2012 Harvest Dinner

View pictures from the 2011 Harvest Dinner

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2016 Harvest Dinner Sponsors 

2016 Title Sponsor

Oregon Lottery Logo

Oregon Lottery

2016 Chef Sponsor

McDonald Wholesale Co. logo

McDonald Wholesale

2016 Platinum Sponsors

Burley logo

Burley Design, LLC

McKay Commercial Properties Logo

McKay Commercial Properties LLC

The Murphy Company

Murphy Company

Selco logo

SELCO Community Credit Union

2016 Print Sponsor

QSL Print Communications


2016 Jewelry Sponsor

Harry Ritchies Jewelry Logo
Harry Ritchie's Jewelers

2016 Gold Sponsors

BiMart logo


Carter & Carter Financial logo

Carter & Carter Financial

Haugland Family Foundation

OCCU logo

Oregon Community Credit Union

Pacific Source Logo

PacificSource Health Plans

RAIN Northwest logo



Mr. and Mrs. Sakaguchi & Friends

Seneca Sawmill Company logo


Slocum Center

Slocum Center for Orthopedics & Sports medicine

US Bank

US Bank

Ward Insurance

Ward Insurance

The Fertility Center of Oregon logo

The Fertility Center of Oregon

2016 Silver Sponsors

B & A International and Mary Jane Mori & Jerold Hawn

Diana Learner and Friends

Faye & Lucille Stewart Foundation

Ferguson Wellman logo

Ferguson Wellman Capital Management

Niles and Mary Ann Hanson

Meg Kieran, LLC

Pacific Benefit Consultants

Pacific Benefit Consultants

The Register Guard

The Register Guard

Rosboro logo


Tardie Investments

Tardie Investments

The Willamette Valley Company logo

The Willamette Valley Company

Whole Foods Market logo

Whole Foods Market

Wildish logo


Kathie Tippens Wiper

John & Judy Wolf

2016 President's Sponsor

Lane Community College Office of the President

2016 Wine Wall Sponsor

Tykeson Family Charitable Trust

2016 Wine Sponsors

Bank of America Merrill Lynch logo

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Farwest Steel Corporation

Farwest Steel Corporation

Isler CPA logo

Isler CPA

2016 Cocktail Bar Sponsor

Lease Crutcher Lewis logo

Lease Crutcher Lewis

2016 Appetizer sponsor

FL logo

Funk/Levis & Associates

Brewery Sponsor

Oakshire logo

Oakshire Brewing