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Organization meetings for July 9

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.

THURSDAY, JULY 7

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.

Kiwanis Club of Troutdale - 7 a.m., Shirley's Tippy Canoe, 28242 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. The Troutdale Kiwanis Club performs many community service projects in East Multnomah County to help serve children. Visit troutdalekiwanis.org for information.

Optimist Club of Gresham - 7 a.m., Heidi's of Gresham, 1230 N.E. Cleveland Ave. The Optimists 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. .

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. .

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.

Mending Hearts - 7 to 8:30 p.m., Mt. Hood Christian Center coffee shop, 2500 S.E. Palmblad Road. Mending Hearts is a peer support group for mothers who have lost a baby during pregnancy, birth or up to the first year of life. The group is only for women. Childcare is not provided; organizers ask participants to respect the sensitivity of others by not bringing a child of any age. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

FRIDAY, JULY 8

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., Lillian's Natural Marketplace, 283 N.W. Miller Ave. A business-networking opportunity for members and guests of the Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce. The AM will be an outside meeting so dress accordingly. Call 503-665-1131 or visit greshamchamber.org for information.

Good Morning Damascus - 7:30 a.m., D and E Promotions, 15800 S.E. Piazza Ave., Suite 103, Clackamas. 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 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.