Portland, OR - 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 http://www.neilkelly.com/inspirepdx.

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: http://www.neilkelly.com

Contact: Phone: 503-288-7461

Educational Workshop Schedule, Saturday September 14, 2013

*For full schedule and detailed workshop descriptions, please visit http://www.neilkelly.com.

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 http://www.neilkelly.com.

Source: Neil Kelly Company

Have something to say? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.