Friends of the Milwaukie Center

The Friends of the Milwaukie Center, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, opened its doors in 1980, the same year as the Center, with the intention of fund-raising to support programs and services and to provide community outreach. The funds raised by the Friends help support class scholarships, the client assistance fund, Meals on Wheels, bus transportation and special projects. The Friends provide 100% of the funding for the newsletter. Contact Colleen Sinsel, Friends office, to find out how you can help.

Friends of the Milwaukie Center Board of Director meetings are held every 3rd Wednesday at 9:30 am. The public is welcomed and encouraged to attend.


Board Members:

Janet Peschka, Chairperson

Albert Crompton, Vice Chair

Art Hanson, Treasurer

Andy Couckuyt, Co-Treasurer

Maxine Soules, Secretary

Steve Brown, Past Chair

Jerry Griffith, Bill McDonald, Lynda Mueller, Shirley Possehl and Doug White



2011 Annual Report

2010 Annual Report

2009 Annual Report

2008 Annual Report



For more information regarding contact the Friends of Milwaukie Center staff:

Colleen Sinsel, Friends of Milwaukie Center Executive Director

Phone: 503-653-8100


Judy Wellington, Friends of Milwaukie Center Resource Development Manager

Phone: 503-794-8043