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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10

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  • Gresham Toastmasters — 6:30 a.m., Elmer’s Restaurant, 1590 N.E. Burnside Road. Learn how to be a better speaker and to be more confident in front of an audience. For more information, visit greshamtoastmasters.freetoasthost.org or call George Miller at 503-666-9278.

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  • Speed Networking — 7:30 a. m., 20 S.E. 103rd 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.

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  • Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) — 7:45 a.m., Gresham Manor, 2895 S.E. Powell Valley Road. Weigh-ins from 7:15-7:45 a.m., and the meeting is from 7:45-8:45 a.m. For more information, call 503-665-8078.

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  • Columbian Garden Club — 10 a.m., Corbett Fire Hall, 36930 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Corbett. A club that promotes interest and activity in the beautification of homes and gardens. For more information, call Shirley Knittle at 503-695-6572.

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  • Overeaters Anonymous — 10:30 a.m., St. Henry Catholic Church, 346 N.W. First St. All welcome. Call 503-665-9129 or visit sthenrygresham.org for more information.

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  • Mt. Hood Republican Women — 11:30 a.m., Francis Xavier’s Restaurant, 1933 N.E. 181st Ave. For more information, call Clarice Moss at 503-658-5227.

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  • Gresham Rotary Club — Noon, M&M Restaurant, 137 N. Main Ave. A worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Visit clubrunner.ca/Gresham for information.

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  • I Take the Lead — Noon, Chu’s Eatery, 17110 S.E. Powell Blvd., Portland. Build your business by generating professional business leads and referrals. Visit itakethelead.com.

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  • Rockwood Kiwanis Club — Noon, Abby’s Pizza, 21255 S.E. Stark St. For more information, call George Riley at 503-661-6754 or Sandy Christoffer at 503-789-0961.

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  • Historic Downtown Gresham Kiwanis — 5:30 p.m., M&M Restaurant, 137 N. Main Ave. A community volunteer group that supports the youth of East Multnomah County with its projects. Visit hdgkiwanis.org for information.

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  • 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.

    THURSDAY, OCT. 11

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  • Gresham Breakfast Lions Club — 6:45 a.m., M&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.

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  • 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 Bob Hollingsworth at 503-407-3387.

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  • 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. .

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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.

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  • Gateway Area Business Association — 11:45 a.m., Russellville Park West Building in the Theater, 23 S.E. 103rd, Portland. For more information, call 503-256-3910, ext. 1, or visit gabanet.com.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Oregon Equestrian Trails, Mt. Hood Chapter — 6 p.m., M&M Restaurant, 137 N. Main Ave. Equestrians in the Mount Hood/East County area who want to see Oregon remain a place where trail riders are welcome. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. after dinner. For more information, call Barb Adams at 503-695-3399.

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  • Mental Illness Support Group for Family Members — 6:30 p.m., Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center, 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 Nancy at 503-665-5481. Sponsored by NAMI of Multnomah County.

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  • 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.

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  • Oregon Association of Parliamentarians, Mt. Hood Chapter — 7:30 p.m., St. Luke the Physician Episcopal Church, 120 S.W. Towle Ave. OAP teaches, promotes, and disseminates the philosophy and principles underlying the rules of deliberative assemblies. Visit parliamentarians.org/or.

    FRIDAY, OCT. 12

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  • Gresham Earlyrisers Kiwanis Club — 6:45 a.m., M&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.

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  • Connect with Success AM — 7 a.m., 9500 N.E. Cascades Parkway, Portland. A networking opportunity for members and guests of the Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce. Call 503-665-1131 or visit greshamchamber.org for information.

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  • AM Business Connection — 7:30 a.m., The Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie. North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce members gather at a different business for networking and events. Free, and a continental breakfast is provided by the host business. Call 503-654-7777 or visit yourchamber.com for information.

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  • Good Morning Damascus — 7:30 a.m., Boring Fire Main Station, 28655 S.E. Highway 212, Boring. A business-networking event for Damascus-area businesses. For more information, call Mary Wescott at 503-658-3183 or visit gmdamascus.org.

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  • 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.

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  • 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 503-661-1302.




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