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Donor and Friends
Scott’s Excavating - Scott & Rich Smith and Aaron Riley
Union Corner Construction - Rick Porter
Group Mackenzie - Dick Spies
Glacier Northwest - Steve Thomas
Aho Construction - Mel Aho
Howard S. Wright - Joe Staub
Halton Company - Dave Core
Idaho Mutual Trust - Thomas Buuck
Stackhouse Athletic - Greg Henshaw
Cal Track Reconditioning - Rick Foster
Paul's Quality Fencing - Paul Johnston
CB Concrete-Rob Ballard and Jimmy Creagan
Carlson Testing- Doug Leach
HD Waterworks- Jeff Bartley



The 10 acres of land for the facility is being leased from the Port of Portland for 15 years with a renewal option. The Director of the Port, Bill Wyatt, is a proponent of our vision.

Portland City Councilman, Sam Adams has voiced his support for the Throw Center and its goals. Councilman Adams is interested in connecting Portland with an international brand of excellence.
Concordia University is providing the basis for much of the contract and legal support for developing the Center. The Center will be managed and maintained by Concordia and the Oregon Throwers Academy.
A local excavating company, a local construction firm and several other businesses have contributed over $200,000 in services toward the completion of Phase I of the Throw Center.

Potential Future partners
Special Olympics, Self Enhancement Inc (SEI), Trillium Family Services, Portland Park & Rec Dept. for all comers meets, Portland Public Schools for the outreach programs, are potential partners for future programs originated at the Throw Center. Stackhouse Athletic Equipment and Cal Track Reconditioning are two suppliers engaged in developing a partnership with the Throw Center.
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