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OREGONLIVE.COM LISTS ROY JAY IN “SWEET 16”

Oregonlive.com has listed Roy Jay as one of the states most intriguing people in politics. Although Jay has never ran for or held elective office, the political team placed him along other notables including Governor John Kitzhaber, US Senator Ron Wyden, Nike Founder Phil Knight, US Senator Jeff Merkley and Oregon Speaker of the House Tina Kotek. Jay, who is a prominate business man based in Oregon, but has business and civic interest in other parts of the country...

Multnomah County Sheriff Appoints Roy Jay to Commu...

The man with more jobs and responsibilities than hands, now has yet another one to add to his list.  Roy Jay was officially appointed Community Liaison by Multnomah County Sheriff, Dan Staton.  Jay who administers Project Clean Slate through the District Attorney’s has been the Northwest Chapter President of National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives for the past three years. Jay who has had an excellent working relationship with local law...

POLITICIANS AND ELECTED OFFICIALS APPLAUD ROY JAY ...

Not many people would cash in nearly all of their retirement to help people that they never really met. That’s what African American Chamber of Commerce President, Roy Jay did in 2005 as he launched Project Clean Slate. What is now an award winning program set out on a path to help a few hundred people reclaim their drivers license and expunging minor criminal convictions. These and other barriers were in the way of people moving forward and getting a second...

ROY JAY COMES TO MEXICO TO HELP AID ORPHANAGE

FEBRUARY 27, 2014 Dear Roy, Few things in my life have brought tears to my eyes. Your generous contribution is one of those. I treasure our relationship. It will only get better as we get older. Who would’ve thunk it?  Please visit Casajojofoundation.org.  They have a PayPal link and the donation is tax deductible. Thank you from Melissa and her beautiful girls. With love, Burt and...

Potential buyer steps up for controversial Trader ...

Wendy Culverwell Staff reporter-Portland Business Journal   The head of the local African American Chamber of Commerce wants to build a mixed-use project with housing, and perhaps a grocery store, on the site whereTrader Joe’s planned to establish a Northeast Portland outpost. Trader Joe’s and its development partner, California-based Majestic Realty, backed out of an $8 million development project this week. The parties cited community...

Roy Jay’s Holiday Extravaganza Hit Of The Season!...

If you were lucky enough to be on the invitation list for Roy Jay’s Holiday event, you got a real treat this year.  Jay has a fund raising / holiday party every year which originally started several years ago at his hilltop Mt. Scott home. The event outgrew the 250 and was moved to the Oregon Convention Center. This year, the event attracted...

Jay returns for 6th consecutive year to raise thou...

Portland, Oregon- September 27, 2013 Roy Jay, returned for the sixth consecutive year as the celebrity auctioneer to raise thousands of dollars to benefit the M.I.K.E. (Multicultural Integrated Kidney Education) Program. The black tie optional event attracted a packed room at Portland’s MAC Club in September 2013. Jay’s comedic style of auctioneering keeps all of the participants actively involved in an entertaining evening. Dr. Cheryl Neal says that every...

Let’s Get Down To Business

Big personality entrepreneur has advice for the next generation Jay realizes that the struggle to succeed is indeed a difficult one because of his own tribulations. From hearing the whispers of doubt from his own community to even physical threats of violence against him, he’s been no stranger to the trials of achievement. Even-so, the Portland Daily Journal of Commerce two-time Newsmaker of the Year has managed to persist, and serve as an inspiration for those...

Legacy Emanuel Medical Center nurse works her way ...

Melonie Powell, a nurse in the TRACU unit at Emanuel Hospital, works with a patient. Powell is asking her to wiggle her toes. (Benjamin Brink/The Oregonian) Before Melonie Powell began her talk to the crowd in a Multnomah County courtroom, she had a caveat: My story is not pretty. The crowd leaned closer at that. Most of the two dozen people in the audience had their own ugly tales, of lives derailed by gambling, alcohol or violence. They were at the...

That’s The Way We Roll

Roy Jay’s partnership with Motorola on a multi-million dollar communications package for police and fire departments. Voted one of the best promotional videos of 2013

ROY JAY TO RECEIVE AWARD FROM U.S. SENATOR

Portland, Oregon business entrepreneur, Roy Jay has been named as one of the recipients of the 3rd Annual “Bending Toward Justice” award presented by United States Senator, Jeff Merkley (D).   The event was held Friday, June 14th at a luncheon at Multnomah Athletic Club. Jay is one of four high profile Portlanders recognized for their business and community involvement efforts. Also included were developer, Terry Bean, film makers Harry & Joe Gantz and...

Stevie Wonder plays small Portland Benefit

PORTLAND – The legendary Stevie Wonder was in Portland Friday performing at a benefit at Quartet restaurant in Southwest Portland. Getting to see the iconic Motown artist, however, wasn’t easy. There were only 200 tickets for the performance, which were going for a handsome $500 a pop and sold out quickly. It’s also just before Wonder’s 63rd birthday, and if you think that sounds young for the 22-time Grammy winner, just remember, Wonder was signed to...

Taking Back Our Neighborhoods One Family at a Time

MLN Family Services presents a very special evening Dinner  “Taking Back Our Neighborhoods One Family at a Time”. April 24, 2013 Reception  5:30 PM Dinner and Program 6:15 PM Speakers  Roy Jay, Entrepreneur, Community Advocate  Jason Hubert, Portland Police Officer, Member of Gang Enforcement Team Delishia M. Pittman, Ph.D. Professor, consultant and clinical therapist  Arvenelle Chambers, L.C.S.W. Cares Northwest Timothy D. Leavitt, Mayor of...

Jay tapped as economic development speaker

April 7, 2013 Portland business entrepreneur, Roy Jay has been tapped as speaker for the City of Birmingham, Alabama’s Civil Rights Economic Development Summit in Birmingham April 26-27th, 2013. Jay will be a featured speaker for April 26 and 27th. The summit is expected to attract 600 to 900 local businesses, government officials and corporate representatives. The Portland based businessman who is in demand for speaking, training and business ventures spends...

A Note from R. Wilde

Roy, I’d like to join you on FaceBook.  I’m messaging you first so you can look at my FB page and see if you’d like me to join your page. You’re one of my local heroes. When you were running for mayor, I really wanted you to be on the ballot. You’re one of the most accomplished citizens of this city and your example of hard work and success is an example of what is possible in...

Kind Comments From Rudy Williams of OLCC

Roy, You look better than Donald Trump and your gift eclipses anything he could offer on Apprentice. This is huge and more than being magnanimous in light of the economy. I think what you Shepard here sends a message of profound caring. It is not what you say or what you do that matters. It is what you deliver! Who do you know would extend their self to a non family member to make such an impact on another person’s life. This is analogous to gifting the...

Portland, Oregon Chamber video debuts in D.C.

The new Portland, Oregon Chamber of commerce video debuts in September in Washington D.C. and let me tell you, it is simply mahhhhh-velous! Be sure to take a peek…

“ A SUPREME EVENING”

A special holiday fund raising concert for Portland area non profits and activities. Friday , December 14, 2012 at the Oregon Convention Center Portland Ballroom • Door’s open at 6: 45 pm General Admission Tickets Available Now! $100 before 12/8, $150 after 12/8 Ticket price includes special buffet.  Also featuring Portland’s own FUNkTASTIC And special emcee Steve Dunn, KATU/ ABC News...

Portland Finalizes Garage Contract

[PORTLAND BUSINESS JOURNAL]   The city of Portland has finally signed a three-year contract that gives control over the city’s public parking garages to a Nashville garage operator. Central Parking System Inc., working in a joint venture with Portland entrepreneur Roy Jay, will manage and operate the city’s six SmartPark garages. Central Parking had won a recommendation to manage the garages last year before the city, after outcry from local management...

Roy Jay recipient of Robert Lamb Humanitrian Award

Portland, Oregon business entrepreneur, Roy Jay has been selected to receive the Robert Lamb Humanitarian Award from the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives at their national conference to be held in Little Rock, Arkansas on July 24, 2010. Jay was selected for his outstanding achievement with in the areas of human welfare and social reform. Jay has been a repeat facilitator at the NOBLE Chief’s Symposiums and providing educational and...

FROM HOMELESS TO HOSPITAL — ROY JAY HELPS NU...

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – It’s an inspirational story of a woman who has overcome the odds and is now following her dream – a once homeless woman was awarded a scholarship so she can continue her journey in the medical field. Melonie Powell has had a long, tough journey in her life. At the age of 18, Powell was already trying to raise four kids. While she was living in Minneapolis, she found herself in an abusive relationship that lasted for several...

ROY JAY HELPS LATINO POLICE OFFICER REGAIN HIS JOB

From:Lino Pavon Apr 27,2012 To: President, NOBLE Roy Jay Mr. Roy Jay (The Man) I just wanted to thank you again for all that you have done for me. I appreciate all the time invested in helping me get back on the police bureau. Again, thank you. If there is anything I can do for you and NOBLE please include me. I’m very grateful. Regards, Lino...
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Fugitive Surrenders Through Project Clean Slate After 13 years on the run from law enforcement, Timothy Luther McNair decided to change his life — so he called up Project Clean Slate. The Portland-based program, the only one of its kind in the nation, is a cooperative effort between the African American Chamber of Commerce, the Multnomah County...
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Multnomah County Sheriff Appoints Roy Jay to Community Liaison post The man with more jobs and responsibilities than hands, now has yet another one to add to his list.  Roy Jay was officially appointed Community Liaison by Multnomah County Sheriff, Dan Staton.  Jay who administers Project Clean Slate through the District Attorney’s has been the Northwest Chapter...
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Roy Jay’s Holiday Extravaganza Hit Of The Season! If you were lucky enough to be on the invitation list for Roy Jay’s Holiday event, you got a real treat this year.  Jay has a fund raising / holiday party every year which originally started...
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OREGONLIVE.COM LISTS ROY JAY IN “SWEET 16” Oregonlive.com has listed Roy Jay as one of the states most intriguing people in politics. Although Jay has never ran for or held elective office, the political team placed him along other notables including Governor John Kitzhaber, US Senator Ron Wyden, Nike Founder Phil Knight, US Senator Jeff Merkley and...