Thanks to you, Oregon culture surrounds us. It reminds us of who we are, where we live and what we believe in.Thanks to you, culture touches all of us in Oregon.Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen logs hundreds of miles to bring the power of poetry to students and libraries in Lake and Klamath counties. This is Culture.The Oregon Historical Society’s curator of education interprets car racing, rock and roll music and the contents of the OHS vault to museum visitors young and old. This is Culture.The Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation will use historic locomotives to attract new visitors to Portland’s central eastside. This is Culture.The High Desert Museum is developing the first major exhibit on the African American experience in Oregon. This is Culture.When you donate to the Oregon Cultural Trust, you bring culture alive in every corner of Oregon. Your gift is free to you, and good for Oregon. Your investment, together with contributions from over 21,000 Oregonians, has put over $15 million in a permanent trust fund, and awarded direct funding of over $11 million to hundreds of cultural nonprofits in our state since 2002.Your gift to the Cultural Trust this year will do even more. The Eugene Symphony will address themes of war and reconciliation, the contributions of Century Farmers & Ranchers will be recognized, and the Portland Art Museum will mount a retrospective of the work of Mark Rothko who spent his formative years in Oregon.The Cultural Trust thanks you for your past support and invites your continued participation by giving before the end of 2011. Culture in Oregon depends on you to make sure the arts, heritage and humanities are as strong tomorrow and for our children as they are today.Please join me in making a gift to the Oregon Cultural Trust today. Every gift counts. No gift is too small. Be generous!
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