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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 12th Annual HEF Fun Run will be held Saturday, October 27, 2018, at Sandstone Middle School. The race will kick off at 9:00 am and offers a 5K and 1 mile competition.
Costumes are encouraged! A $50 costume prize will be awarded to the judges' choice of most outstanding costume.
Participants may register online, by clicking here, or on the banner below. Registration will also be accepted on race day beginning at 7:45 a.m. at Sandstone Middle School.
Run or walk in support of the Hermiston school of your choice! The school with the most participants will win the coveted "Fleet Of Feet" award!
HEF fun run 2018


HEF Beach & Beef

The 11th Annual HEF Beach & Beef will be Saturday, February 2nd, 2019, at the Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center.Dinner is all you can eat crab and beef, and doors open at 5:00 p.m. The cost is $35.00 per person, and tickets are available at the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce, Hermiston School District, and online at

 Beach & Beef 2018

Thank you to the 2019 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.