Harvest Dinner

Harvest Dinner

2015 Harvest Dinner Logo

The 13th Annual Harvest Dinner and Auction
Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The Harvest Dinner & Auction offers a wide variety of sponsor opportunities.

For sponsorships please contact:
Phillip Hudspeth, Annual Gifts & Corporate Relations Officer
(541) 463-5898 or hudspethp@lanecc.edu

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

Heather Lee, Event and Stewardship Coordinator
(541) 463-5777 or leeh@lanecc.edu

Gift-In-Kind Auction Donations

We need your donations--Do you have something interesting, fun, or unique you would like to donate for the 2015 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 - Thank you in advance for your generous donation!

Please join us in thanking our 2015 Gift-in-Kind donors

2015 Harvest Dinner and Auction Co-Chairs

Steve and Annie Sakaguchi

Steve and Annie Sakaguchi

Steve and Annie Sakaguchi have been and continue to be 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 2014 Harvest Dinner was an incredible success with nearly $360,000 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 investmenting in our students! We look forward to seeing you on October 28 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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2015 Harvest Dinner Guest Chef Pino Posteraro 

Book cover: CIOPPINO'S Mediterranean Grill - A Lifetime of Excellence in the Kitchen"

Chef Giuseppe "Pino" Posteraro

Originally, from Lago, Italy, Chef Pino began his culinary training in his brother's restaurant in Canada. He continued his culinary training in Europe with famed Italian Chef Armando Zanetti, before working in several well-known restaurants in Europe and Asia.

He returned to Canada in 1999 and opened Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill in the Yaletown area of Vancouver, British Columbia. Chef Pino has been Vancouver Magazine's Chef of the Year twice (2008 and 2014). Cioppino's has earned Vancouver Magazine's Restaurant of the Year (2009) and Best Upscale Italian Restaurant eleven-years in row (2004 – 2014). Wine Spectator has presented Cioppino's the "Best of Award of Excellence" ten-years in a row (2004 – 2014) In addition it has twice received Zagat World's Top Restaurant rating of "extraordinary to perfection" with a score of 28 out of 30.

Chef Pino's restaurant is widely acknowledged as an exceptional expression of Mediterranean cooking. His classical style of cooking emphasizes use of the freshest ingredients.

For more information about this culinary gem please visit:

Vancouver Magazine's Chef of the Year article highlighting Chef Pino.  

Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill & Enoteca Restaurant Blog and Information

Chef Pino's Publishing Information

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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2015 Harvest Dinner Sponsors

Title Sponsor

Lease Crutcher Lewis Logo
Lease Crutcher Lewis

Chef Sponsor

Oregon Lottery Logo

Oregon Lottery

Platinum Sponsors

 McKay Commercial Properties

Burley Logo

SELCO Community Credit Union logo
Selco Community Credit Union

Print Sponsor

QSL logo

Gold Sponsors

Bi-Mart Logo 

Murphy logo

PacificSource Logo
PacificSource Health Plans

Rosaria Haugland logo
Rosaria P. Haugland Foundation

US Bank Logo
US Bank

Ward Insurance logo
Ward Insurance

Women's Care Physicians & Surgeons Logo
Women's Care Physicians & Surgeons

NWCU logo
Northwest Community Credit Union

The Nice Card, brought to you by Oregon Community Credit Union
Oregon Community Credit Union 

Seneca Sawmill Company logo
Seneca Sawmill Company

The Pape group logo
Pape Group

Carter & Carter Financial logo

Carter & Carter Financial 


Metrocom Development, LCC

Sakaguchi Family & Friends

Silver Sponsors

Rosboro Logo

The Register-Guard Logo
Register Guard


Wildish logo

Ferguson Wellman Logo
Ferguson Wellman Capital Management

Slocum Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Logo
Slocum Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Whole Foods Market logo
Whole Foods Market

Curtis Restaurant Equipment logo

Curtis Restaurant Equipment

Willamette Valley Company logo

Willamette Valley Company

Kendall Subaru logo

Kendall Subaru 

Bigfoot Beverages logo

Bigfoot Beverages

Trillium Community Health Plan logo

Trillium Community Health Plan

Pacific Benefit Consultants Inc logo

Pacific Benefit Consultants, Inc.

Kathie Tippens Wiper

John A. Wolf, PC, Attorney

Faye & Lucille Stewart Foundation

B & A International & Mary Jane Mori and Jerold Hawn

Meg Kieran, LLC 

President's Sponsor

Office of the President 

Wine Wall Sponsor

Tykeson Family Charitable Trust

Wine SponsorS

Farwest steel logo

Farwest Steel Corporation

Isler CPA logo

Isler CPA

Pinnacle Healthcare logo

Pinnacle Healthcare, Inc.

Cocktail Bar Sponsor

Coming soon! 

Dessert Sponsor

Banner Bank logo

Banner Bank

Jewelry Sponsor

Harry Ritchies Jewelry Logo
Harry Ritchie's Jewelers

Appetizer sponsor

Coming soon! 

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