Neil Kelly Company Invites Portland to Remodeling Street Fair

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Community event features educational workshops from home design and remodeling experts and speaker Randy Gragg, editor of Portland Monthly Magazine.


The event may be free, but the design ideas people can pick up are priceless,” states Neil Kelly President Tom Kelly. “Designers will be on hand to answer tough questions and share the latest trends in home design.

Portland area homeowners are invited to a fun and informative home remodeling street fair hosted by Neil Kelly Company on Saturday, September 14, 2013. Attendees can enjoy a complimentary lunch while they get inspired by workshops on home design trends, innovative ideas for the kitchen and bath, today's modern home solar systems and ways to improve their home’s energy efficiency.

“There may be no charge to attend the event, but the design ideas people can pick up are priceless,” states Neil Kelly President Tom Kelly. “Designers will be on hand to answer tough questions and share the latest trends in home design.”

To generate awareness of the event Neil Kelly launched #inspirePDX, a social media photo contest enabling Portland area residents to upload photos of design elements that have inspired them. Winners will be announced at the street fair, and Neil Kelly designers will explain how some of these elements could be incorporated into remodeling projects. More details are available at

Event Highlights:
-- Complimentary lunch –Neil Kelly will donate a meal to Volunteers of America Oregon’s Marie Smith Health & Social Center for every lunch they provide. Any donations will be matched by Neil Kelly, up to a total of $5,000.
-- Non-stop workshops
-- Live music
-- More than 20 local companies showcasing new products for your home including tile, appliances, stonework, countertops and more. Presenting sponsors include BASCO Appliances and its “Appliance Revolution” display, and Keller Supply with its “Fabulous Fixture Zone” showcase.

Street Fair Event Overview:
Name of Event: Neil Kelly Remodeling Street Fair
Date: Saturday, September 14, 2013
Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Location:     Neil Kelly Design Center (804 N. Alberta)
Cost: No charge
Website Link:
Contact: Phone: 503-288-7461

Educational Workshop Schedule, Saturday September 14, 2013
*For full schedule and detailed workshop descriptions, please visit

10:30 a.m. Inspired Remodeling Trends for Today’s Living
Presenter: Janel Campbell, Neil Kelly Company

11:15 a.m. Inspired Ideas for Bath Remodeling
Presenter: Barbara Murphy, Neil Kelly Company

12:00 p.m. Portland Sustainable Design
Presenter: Randy Gragg, Portland Monthly Magazine

1:00 p.m.    The Inspired Home
Presenter: Kristine Levernois, Neil Kelly Company

1:45pm Secrets of Award-Winning Kitchens
Presenter: Kathleen Donohue, Neil Kelly Company and Published Author

2:30pm Inspired Ideas for Kitchen Remodeling
Presenter: Karen Richmond, Neil Kelly Company    

3:15pm Today’s Solar
Presenter: John Patterson, Neil Kelly Company/Mr. Sun Solar

About Neil Kelly Company

The Neil Kelly Company helps Northwest homeowners care for all aspects of their homes. Services include award-winning design-build remodeling, energy upgrades and home repairs big and small. Established in 1947, the firm has a national reputation for its innovative design-build remodeling and new home construction.

With five Pacific Northwest locations in Portland, Lake Oswego, Eugene, Bend and Seattle, Neil Kelly is renowned for its innovative design and remodeling services, quality craftsmanship and sustainable building practices. Homeowners are invited to visit Neil Kelly design centers or attend free educational workshops. Visit

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