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Organization meetings for Nov. 5

The Gresham Outlook welcomes calendar notices for weekly public events and support group meetings in East County. To submit an item, send the information to Dateline, The Gresham Outlook, P.O. Box 747, Gresham, 97030; email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; or fax it to 503-665-2187 at least 10 days before the event or meeting.

SUNDAY, NOV. 6

'Gratitude in the Gorge' Al-Anon Meeting - 10:30 a.m., Corbett Fire Hall, 36930 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Corbett.

MONDAY, NOV. 7

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) - 9 a.m., Wood Village Green Mobile Court, 23300 W. Arata Road, Wood Village. A support group for weight management and healthy lifestyles. For more information, call Edna at 503-666-1091 or visit tops.org.

Red Cross Mobile Blood Drive - 1:30 to 7 p.m., Gresham Elks Lodge, 3330 N.E. Division St. For more information, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) - 5:45 p.m., Parklane Christian Reformed Church, 16001 S.E. Main St. Weigh-ins begin at 5:45 p.m., followed by the meeting at 6:30 p.m. Visit tops.org for information.

Troutdale Lions - 7 p.m., Sam Cox Building, Glenn Otto Community Park, 1106 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. For information, call Sam Barnett at 503-674-0744.

TUESDAY, NOV. 8

League of Women Voters of East Multnomah County - 11:45 a.m., MetroEast Community Media, 829 N.E. Eighth St. Jim Schlachter, superintendent of the Gresham-Barlow School District, will talk about the federal role in education. Open to the public, and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 503-912-1735.

Midway Business Association - 11:45 a.m., Pizza Baron, 2604 S.E. 122nd Ave., Portland. Midway serves businesses and residents in outer Southeast Portland from Interstate 205 to 162nd Avenue. Visit midwayba.com for information.

TOPS Meeting with Weight-Loss Queen - 6 p.m., Highland Community Church, 4100 S.E. 182nd Ave. Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) is hosting TOPS International Queen Dione Housden of Gladstone, who will share her story of losing almost 229 pounds with the program. Free and open to the public. Call 503-666-0923 or visit tops.org for information.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9

Business AM - 7:30 a.m., Blue Lake Regional Park Lake House, 20500 N.E. Marine Drive, Fairview. Business networking for West Columbia Gorge Chamber of Commerce members and guests. Call 503-669-7473 or visit westcolumbiagorgechamber.com.

Good Morning East Portland - 7:30 a.m., Warner Pacific College, 2219 S.E. 68th Ave., Portland. A networking meeting for members and guests of the East Portland Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call 503-788-8589 or visit eastportlandchamberofcommerce.com.

Mt. Hood Republican Women - Noon, Francis Xavier's Restaurant, 1933 N.E. 181st Ave. State Rep. Mark Johnson, R-Hood River, will be the guest speaker. The business meeting starts at 11:30 a.m. For more information, call Clarice Moss at 503-658-5227.

Friends of the Boring Station Trailhead Park - 7 p.m., Boring-Damascus Grange, 27861 S.E. Grange St., Boring. An advocacy group for the Boring Station Trailhead Park.