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Organization meetings for July 20

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, JULY 21

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. The topic will be Lions education. 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 positive service projects in their communities aimed at providing a helping hand to youth. Call President Ed DeSantis at 503-516-6969 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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.

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.

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.

Friends of Powell Butte Nature Park - 7 p.m., Powell Butte Nature Park, caretaker's cottage adjacent to the parking lot, Southeast 162nd Avenue and Powell Boulevard, Portland. Meetings are open to all. Call Louise Shorr at 503-823-6131.

Hoodview Amateur Radio Club - 7:30 p.m., Mt. Hood Community College, Room 1001, 26000 S.E. Stark St. Learn about becoming an amateur radio operator and meet other enthusiasts. For more information, visit wb7qiw.org.

FRIDAY, JULY 22

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., Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center cafeteria, 24800 S.E. Stark St. A networking opportunity for members and guests of the Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce. Call 503-665-1131 or visit greshamchamber.org for information.

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.