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6th January 2014

MCM LEAGUE IS CLOSED

On Jan 1, 2014, we will be retiring the Mid-Century Modern League of Portland as an official non-profit club.

Though we will maintain the social media sites for Portland Area Mid-century enthusiasts to communicate with each other by, the board has voted to discontinue monthly meetings and special events and go ‘social’ instead. We will also be shutting down the website, giving up our non-profit status, and discontinuing the acceptance of membership fees.

It has been a great run. We were able to accomplish many things, not the least of which was increasing awareness of the value of mid-century architecture when few other groups were giving it consideration. Now that there are plenty of avenues for preservation and the interest in mid-century is at an all time high, those of us running the club feel it is a good time to bow out and focus on our own objectives.

This does not mean the fun shouldn’t continue! Feel free to use the Facebook fan page to promote local parties and events or simply to share your thoughts and opinions on the mid-century modern aesthetic; we are merely abandoning the ‘work’ aspect of the club.

For my part, as founder, chairperson, board member and often VP, this club has been my child. I am appreciative of the support and interest that it has garnered over the years. The people I have met and the companies I have worked with have inspired and awed me and their efforts will always be remembered fondly. I had great fun putting together special events for our membership and the public and hope you enjoyed them as well. It is, however, time to focus the same energy on my family and real estate career.

Thanks a ton to all you MCM LEAGUERS, present and past, it was a blast!

Alyssa Starelli, Founder & VP
MCM League Portland

3rd December 2013

Final Event – Christmas Party Dec 15

Join us for the Mid Century Modern League’s Holiday Party and Final Event!

The MCM League will be hosting their last event and Holiday Party on Sunday, December 15th. On Jan 1, 2014, we will be retiring the Mid-Century Modern League of Portland as an official non-profit club.

The Holiday Party will be held at the ranch home of MCM League officers, Kimmy and Drew. Some food platters and drinks will be provided. All are welcome to bring mid-century themed dishes, if so inclined.

Alyssa, Kimmy, and Drew hope you will join us to say farewell to the MCM League and to celebrate the work everyone has done over the years to promote Mid Century awareness throughout Oregon.

Sunday December 15th
6-9pm

14040 NE Knott St.
Portland, OR 97230

3rd December 2013

MCM League 2014 Announcement – Drops Non-Profit Club Status, Goes Social.

On Jan 1, 2014, we will be retiring the Mid-Century Modern League of Portland as an official non-profit club.

Though we will maintain the social media sites for Portland Area Mid-century enthusiasts to communicate with each other by, the board has voted to discontinue monthly meetings and special events and go ‘social’ instead. We will also be shutting down the website, giving up our non-profit status, and discontinuing the acceptance of membership fees.

It has been a great run. We were able to accomplish many things, not the least of which was increasing awareness of the value of mid-century architecture when few other groups were giving it consideration. Now that there are plenty of avenues for preservation and the interest in mid-century is at an all time high, those of us running the club feel it is a good time to bow out and focus on our own objectives.

This does not mean the fun shouldn’t continue! Feel free to use the Facebook fan page to promote local parties and events or simply to share your thoughts and opinions on the mid-century modern aesthetic; we are merely abandoning the ‘work’ aspect of the club.

For my part, as founder, chairperson, board member and often VP, this club has been my child. I am appreciative of the support and interest that it has garnered over the years. The people I have met and the companies I have worked with have inspired and awed me and their efforts will always be remembered fondly. I had great fun putting together special events for our membership and the public and hope you enjoyed them as well. It is, however, time to focus the same energy on my family and real estate career.

Thanks a ton to all you MCM LEAGUERS, present and past, it was a blast!

Alyssa Starelli, Founder & VP
MCM League Portland

 

 

 

 

16th November 2013

November Meeting

Join us for the Mid Century Modern League’s November meeting!

If you’ve always wondered whether this place is as kitchey and divey as it looks, with its South Seas motif and Outer Southeast location, now is your chance to find out! Join us for a cocktail, some Chinese food, and a little bit of League business. This meeting is open to all ages.

Aly will be making a big announcement during this meeting!

Sunday, November 17th

Meet & Greet
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Meeting
6:00pm – 6:30pm

Rainbow Dragon
12840 SE Stark St
Portland

17th October 2013

October Monthly Meeting

Join us for the Mid Century Modern League’s October meeting!

This month we will be meeting at Portland’s newest tiki bar, Hale Pele, a throwback to the love of tiki during Mid Century. Hale Pele is a celebration of tropical cocktails from legendary Tiki bars of times past set in a hidden jungle in the Sullivan’s Gulch area of Portland, OR.

Their menu includes many tropical drinks from times past executed to absolute perfection using only fresh squeezed juices, premium spirits, and locally made B.G.Reynolds’ Hand-Crafted Syrups. Their longhouse is set amidst the ferns and vines of a lost tropical jungle, perched ever so precariously near the foot of an active volcano. Colorful Puffer-fish, savage cannibal tikis, and decor from tiki bars long past surround you as you enjoy their tropical drinks and exotic island-inspired small plates.

Sunday October 20th
Meet and greet from 5-6 PM
Meeting 6:00 PM

2733 NE Broadway
Portland, OR 97232

23rd September 2013

Urban NE MCM Driving Tour – Oct 12

Join us Oct 12th for our second annual Mid-Century Neighborhood Self-Guided Driving Tour & Reception!

This year we share our favorite examples of mid-century houses and neighborhoods from Urban Northeast Portland, with the tour ending in a reception at a marvel of Mid-century Architecture by Architect John Storrs!

MAPS/TIX: Purchase maps and tickets on Oct 12 from 2-4pm at the Fremont Place Shopping Ctr @ the corner of NE 15th and Fremont.
Tour Map is $5 per group. Reception (includes map) is $10 per person.

RECEPTION: The tour will end with a reception at a recently verified John Storrs1963 Mid-Century Modern home in the area.
This will be your first chance to see this home for yourself! We will have a display of historical information on this house and that of other houses on tour. Address will be given w/ purchase of map. Reception is from 3-6pm. Reception + Map is $10 per person.

Grab a friend and see you then!

16th September 2013

September Meeting – No Meet & Greet

Join us at the Lutz Tavern at 6PM for our September meeting.

There will be NO meet & greet this month, but you can hang out afterwards!

We will be organizing our next Driving Tour scheduled for Oct 12 – it’s a good one and includes a reception at a newly confirmed John Storrs home! Come find out how you can help YOUR club!!

Sept 22, 6pm

Lutz Tavern
4639 SE Woodstock Blvd Portland, OR 97206

19th July 2013

July Monthly Meeting

Join us for the Mid Century Modern League’s July meeting! 

This month we will be meeting at Portland’s oldest Chinese restaurant, Republic Cafe. At 90+ years, the Republic Cafe may not be the brightest eatery in town, but service is fast and the portions are respectable. Plus, the food tastes great!

Please, RSVP so we know how big of a table to reserve.  kimmy@mcmleague.org

REPUBLIC CAFE
222 NW 4th Ave
Portland OR

Sunday July 21st
Meet and greet from 5-6 PM
Meeting 6:00 PM

17th June 2013

Annual MCM League Garage SALE!!

Rent a table for our garage sale!!  WE PUBLICIZE,  YOU SELL!!  

Located in prime estate and garage sale territory – cozy Clifgate, you can be sure to have a ton of traffic.

Details:

*Saturday June 29th from 10am-3pm.

*Set-up is from 9am-10am.

*To be a part of the sale it is a $10. MCM will provide publicity of the sale and signage.

*Tables and chairs will NOT be provided.

*We have space for 10 tables.

*Location to be provided at a later date.

Contact Kimmy@mcmleague.org for more information.

17th June 2013

June Monthly Meeting!

Join us for the Mid Century Modern League’s June meeting on June 23rd, 2013.

This month we will be meeting at the home of Tom and Julie, in the amazing MCM Argay neighborhood of NE Portland . 
This meeting will be a potluck. Please feel free to bring a dish to share.

B.Y.O.B.
Mixers will be provided.

Sunday June 23rd
Meet and greet from 5-6 PM
Meeting 6:00 PM

3433 NE 124th PL
Portland, OR 97230

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