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Organization meetings for Dec. 21

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 to 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.

THURSDAY, DEC. 22

Gresham Breakfast Lions Club - 6:45 a.m., M and M Restaurant, 137 N. Main Ave. Metro Councilor Shirley Craddick will be guest speaker. For more information, call Kent Carter at 503-522-6997.

Optimist Club of Gresham - 7 a.m., Heidi's of Gresham, 1230 N.E. Cleveland Ave. The Optimists conduct service projects aimed at helping youth. Call President Bob Hollingsworth at 503-407-3387.

West Columbia Gorge Rotary Club - 7 a.m., McMenamins Edgefield, Barley Room, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. For information, email wcg.rotary@gmail

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I Take the Lead - 7:30 a.m., Park Place Coffee, 1288 S.E. 182nd Ave. Build your business by generating professional business leads and referrals. Visit itakethelead.com or call 503-691-9909 for information.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) - 7:45 a.m., Green Tee Mobile Estates Recreation Hall, 900 N.E. Francis Ave. For more information, call 503-492-7854.

Soroptimist International of Gresham - Noon, Gresham Elks Club, 3330 Division St. A worldwide organization for women in management and professions, working through service projects to advance human rights and the status of women. Visit sigresham.org for information.

Kiwanis Club of Troutdale - 6 p.m., Shirley's Tippy Canoe, 28242 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Visit troutdalekiwanis.org or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information.

FRIDAY, DEC. 23

Gresham Earlyrisers Kiwanis Club - 6:45 a.m., M and M Restaurant, 137 N. Main Ave. The Earlyrisers club is a service group dedicated to changing the world, one community and one child at a time. For more information, call Dick Vaughn at 503-760-2106.

Celebrate Recovery - 6 p.m., Good Shepherd Community Church, 28986 S.E. Haley Road, Boring. A 12-step recovery program based on Christian values. For information, call 503-666-8501 or visit goodshepherdcc.org.