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Hermiston Education Foundation Annual Events

Hermiston Education Foundation has two key fundraising events each year: the HEF Beach & Beef dinner and auction and the HEF Fun Run. The dinner is held each February, and the run is offered in October.

HEF Fun Run

The 11th Annual HEF Fun Run was held Saturday, October 28, 2017, at Sandstone Middle School. The race will kick off at 9:00 am and offers a 5K and 1 mile competition.
Participants may register online, by clicking here, or the day of the race at SMS, starting at 7:45 am.
Run or walk in support of the Hermiston school of your choice. Schools with the most runners will receive awards.

HEF Beach & Beef

The 8th Annual HEF Beach & Beef will be Saturday, February 4th, 2017, at the Hermiston Conference Center, and the theme was “Lucky in Love.”

Dinner is all you can eat crab and beef, to be served at 6:15 pm. The cost is $35.00 per person, and tickets are available at the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce, Hermiston School District, and online at

Thank you to the 2016 major sponsors:

  • Barnett & Moro, P.C.
  • Blue Mountain NAIFA
  • Champions Before & After School Program
  • Columbia Bank
  • Columbia Dental
  • Community Bank
  • ConAgra Foods
  • Devin Oil Co.
  • Eastern Oregon Telecom
  • Midco Bus Co.
  • Power Pro
  • Roger J. Bounds Foundation
  • Simmons Agency
  • John & Janet Spomer
  • Umatilla Electric
  • Vern’s & Son, Inc.