BILL DICKEY HONORED WITH CITY CLUB AWARD
by Marty Davis– 6/12/14
Morel Ink, in addition to being one of the finest providers of Commercial Printing, Direct Mail Marketing and Promotional Products takes very seriously its role as a civic leader and supporter of nonprofits and community organizations in our Pacific Northwest region.
While many Morel Ink staff attend events, luncheons and fundraisers year round the most visible representation of Morel Ink is Bill Dickey, who tirelessly works to promote, support and sponsor an endless list of worthy organizations. One of Bill’s civic passions involves the City Club of Portland where Bill’s efforts to grow membership and promote club growth have not gone unnoticed. At the June 6, 2014 Friday Forum Bill Dickey was given the great honor of being awarded the prestigious City Club Award. Here’s what the City Club had to say about Morel Ink’s Bill Dickey:
“The Club’s highest honor – The City Club Award – is not given every year. It recognizes lifetime service to City Club and the community. Honorees embody the spirit of service and community commitment inherent in City Club values. The recipient of this year’s City Club Award is a person who is passionate about the value of non-profit programs in general. He is a generous supporter of so many – it is likely that every person in this room is connected to this person through your favorite non-profit. We are fortunate to count him among our most generous, gregarious and dedicated City Club supporters.
"While we are grateful for his ongoing financial support to the Leadership Circle, he is being honored today in recognition of his never-ending promotion of membership. He sets the gold standard for the pride and enthusiasm that every City Club member should convey on a daily basis. You see, this gentleman understands that we only succeed in finding bi-partisan, widely supported solutions to the problems that we all face if we have a strong and vibrant membership.
“Whether slyly promoting membership at the Friday Forum microphone, or sending mass emails to invite colleagues to a City Club event, or simply calling someone personally to offer a sponsored membership, this individual never passes an opportunity to recruit new members. He recently caught our attention by offering a free Portland Flag to anyone who joined, and he inspired part of our recent membership drive campaign with that spur of the moment gesture. Please stand today with a huge round of applause and your gratitude for Bill Dickey.”
The City Club of Portland can look forward to many more years of successful endeavors with and by Bill Dickey.
"It made a big difference to have one person who took care of us, answered our questions and provided such professional services."
- David M.