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Organization meetings for June 8

The Gresham Outlook welcomes calendar notices for weekly public events and support group meetings in East County. To submit an item, simply 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, JUNE 9

Gresham Breakfast Lions Club - 6:45 a.m., M and M Restaurant, 137 N. Main Ave. An international community service group that participates in a variety of projects. For more information, call Kent Carter at 503-522-6997 or visit ogblc.org.

West Columbia Gorge Rotary Club - 7 a.m., McMenamins Edgefield, Barley Room, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale. For information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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.

Gateway Area Business Association - 11:45 a.m., Izzy's Pizza, 1307 N.E. 102nd Ave., Portland. A guest speaker will talk about health insurance for businesses. For more information, call 503-256-3910, ext. 1, or visit gabanet.com.

Kiwanis Club of Troutdale - noon, Shirley's Tippy Canoe, 28242 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. A club that participates in community service and youth-oriented projects. Call Steve Abels at 503-669-1894 for information.

Soroptimist International of Gresham - noon, Gresham Elks Club, 3330 N.E. 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.

Mental Illness Support Group for Family Members - 6:30 to 8 p.m., Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center, Administrative Building, Cascade Room, 23800 S.E. Stark St. A drop-in group for family members of people who have a mental illness to share their stories and find support. No registration needed. For information, call Lin at 503-492-1229. Sponsored by NAMI of Multnomah County.

Optimist Club of Gresham - 7 p.m., Courtyard Fountains, Chinook Room, 1545 S.E. 223rd Ave. Adult volunteers join Optimist clubs to conduct positive service projects in their communities aimed at providing a helping hand to youth. Contact President Ed DeSantis at 503-516-6969 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Young Onset Parkinson's Disease Support Group - 7 p.m. People with Parkinson's disease and their caregivers can benefit from the shared experiences of others in a supportive environment. Open to patients, caregivers, family members and friends. Free and meets on the second Thursday of the month. Call April at 503-665-8846 or Donna at 503-805-2478 for information and meeting locations.

Oregon Association of Parliamentarians - 7:30 p.m., St. Luke the Physician Episcopal Church, 120 S.W. Towle Ave. OAP, chartered as a constituent division of the National Association of Parliamentarians, teaches, promotes, and disseminates the philosophy and principles underlying the rules of deliberative assemblies.

FRIDAY, JUNE 10

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, contact Dick Vaughn at 503-760-2106.

Connect with Success AM - 7 a.m., U.S. Bank, 300 E. Powell Blvd. A networking opportunity for members and guests of the Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce. Call 503-665-1131 or visit greshamchamber.org for information.

Good Morning Damascus - 7:30 a.m., The Journey Church, 19070 S.E. Sunnyside Road. A business-networking event for Damascus-area businesses. For more information, call Mary Wescott at 503-658-3183 or visit gmdamascus.org.

Celebrate Recovery - 6 p.m., Good Shepherd Community Church, 28986 S.E. Haley Road, Boring. A 12-step recovery program based on Christian values. Child care available; must be 18 years of age or older. For information, call 503-666-8501 or visit goodshepherdcc.org.

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain, Chronic Fatigue Support Group - 6:30 p.m., Gresham Wellness Center, 333 S.E. 223rd Ave., Suite 206. Come meet others and share ideas, resources and information in a supportive atmosphere. For information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 503-522-7303.