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Photos: Carol Mathewson at The Pacific Science Center (left); Giant Chess Set (right).
Photo: Projected new highway signage.
Our biggest challenge in 2019 will be to pay our rent and fees of $3,000 per month. If we can't find these funds, we will have to either find a much smaller space or change to a traveling model similar to a bookmobile.
THRAG (Twenty-four Hour Raffle and Game-athon,) our big yearly fundraiser, was a smashing success! We raised $6800, and more than 100 members and guests joined us for a BBQ, hourly raffles, a silent auction and 24 hours of games for all ages and skill levels. Many thanks to our volunteers, who generously donated their time, refreshments, and items for the auction.
A great big thank you to our sponsors: Koch Games, Rune and Board, Rainy Day Games and Curiosities Antiques in Beaverton all donated prizes for the raffles and game winners, while the Beaverton Target Store and Einstein Bros. Bagels at Beaverton Town Square donated refreshments. Our thanks to all involved!
Carol raised $100 with a spring plant sale of potted extras and cuttings from her
Our 2019 Membership Drive will be held for the entire month of March, during which all new and renewal memberships will be discounted by 10 %. Please join us in celebrating the past, present and future of board games!
Paul Siegfried is a graduate of the Community Transition Program in Beaverton, OR, with whom he first visited IMOGAP on a field trip. Soon after that he began his 3 years (so far!) of helping us by photographing the collection, cataloging the collection in our database, and working as a docent. Thanks, Paul!
Our partnership with Phil Baird in helping to sell part of his enormous collection of games was a great success. Of 500 games, we sold half, raising $1000 for the Museum and also for Phil. And we were able to add the other half to IMOGAP's collection - 250 games! Many thanks to Phil Baird and to our volunteer Ken Bush, for his invaluable help with this unique opportunity.
If you haven't played Castles of Burgundy yet, we urge you to give this aesthetically pleasing, fairly easy to learn game a try. The game has simple mechanics but enough strategic depth to hold one's interest, with game play on a shared game board as well as individual boards for players.
What were the names of 2 early versions of the game Twister? Stumped? Please visit our website for the answer.
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15607 SW 116th Ave
King City, OR 97224
(503) 968 - 9998
IMOGAP is a registered 501(c)(3) public charity.
Open Wednesday thru Sunday
Sat - Sun Noon - 9 pm
Open to schools and groups anytime by appointment.
17 and under: $3
Groups of 6: $15
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