Honoring Animal Heroes

Congratulations to the 2018 Diamond Collar Award Winners


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Diamond Collar Awards

One of the 2018 Diamond Collar Heroes, Picasso.

Do you know an animal who has made a difference in the life of a special needs child or someone with an illness? Do you know a person who has helped animals in some unique way? The Oregon Humane Society is looking to shine the spotlight on animals and animal lovers who are true heroes. Nominations for the 2017-18 awards are closed.

About the Awards

The Diamond Collar Hero Awards recognize and honor animals who have acted to save a human or animal life in peril, performed services within the community with undying loyalty, or overcome incredible odds in order to survive. Award winners can also be humans who have had a positive impact on the lives of animals, exhibiting courage and compassion in the pursuit of animals’ well being.

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Interested in sponsoring? Please contact Jane Morrison or call (503) 416-7084. View the 2018 Diamond Collar Awards Sponsorship packet here. To receive your Estate Planning Seminar discount (10% off your sponsorship), please contact Jane Morrison.

Event Details: Heroes Luncheon

The Diamond Collar Awards are a chance to celebrate the heroic stories that exemplify how important pets are in our lives. It is also an opportunity to support the mission of OHS.

The OHS Heroes Luncheon presenting the Diamond Collar Awards will be held on Feb. 28, 2018 at the Multnomah Athletic Club in downtown Portland.

  • What: The OHS Heroes Luncheon presenting the Diamond Collar Hero Awards will honor and recognize the human and animal recipients of the awards in person.
  • Who: Animals who have made a major difference in the lives of humans, from saving lives to providing needed therapy and more; and humans who have helped animals in unique and outstanding ways. True heroes, animal and human, who have gone above and beyond for others.
  • Where: Multnomah Athletic Club (MAC), 1849 SW Salmon St., Portland, OR 97205
  • When: 11:30 am-1 pm on Feb. 28, 2018
  • Menu:  Salad: Sliced fresh pear, arugula, candied walnuts, gorgonzola, white balsamic vinaigrette
                 Entree:  Orecchiette pasta, onion, tomato, & seasonal variations, light white wine butter sauce
                 Dessert:  Bread pudding with rum caramel sauce
  • Tickets: Click here to buy your tickets.

Previously Honored Heroes

See the 2017 winners here »

Watch the stories of past Diamond Collar Heroes here »

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