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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19

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.

Kiwanis of Damascus-Boring — 7 a.m., Pub 212, 20400 S.E. Highway 212, Damascus. For more information, visit kiwanisofdamascusboring.org.

Business AM — 7:30 a.m., Marco Polo Designs, 149 E. Historic Columbia River Highway. A networking opportunity for members and guests of the West Columbia Gorge Chamber of Commerce. Call 503-669-7473 or visit westcolumbiagorgechamber.com for information.

I Take the Lead — 7:30 a.m., Banaka & Brown Artisan Bakery, 835 N. Main Ave. Build your business by generating professional business leads and referrals. Visit itakethelead.com.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Historic Downtown Gresham Kiwanis — 5:30 p.m., SnowCap Community Charities, 17805 S.E. Stark St. A community volunteer group that supports the youth of East Multnomah County with its projects.

THURSDAY, DEC. 20

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.

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. Contact 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 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.

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.

Red Cross Mobile Blood Drive — 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., St. Henry Catholic Church, 346 N.W. First St. For more information, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.

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, DEC. 21

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.

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.

Oregon Association of Parliamentarians, Rose City Chapter — 7 p.m., 18428 S.E. Pine St., Suite 205. OAP teaches, promotes, and disseminates the philosophy and principles underlying the rules of deliberative assemblies. Visit parliamentarians.org/or.

Columbia Gorge Rockhounds — 7:30 p.m., Fireman’s Hall, 36930 Historic Columbia River Highway, Corbett.

SATURDAY, DEC. 22

Sanctuary Church Food Pantry — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sanctuary Church, 3101 S.E. Orient Drive. East County residents in need of food supplies may obtain an emergency food box. The food pantry is open the first and third Saturday of every month. For more information, call 503-663-9146.

American Legion Post 30 — 2 p.m., Legion Hall, 150 W. Powell Blvd. A service organization open to all veterans. Call 503-481-7172 for more information.

Country Cut-Ups Square Dance Club of Boring — 7:30 p.m., Boring Barn, 13987 S.E. Richey Road. A square-dancing club that invites families, couples and singles to dance. For more information, call the barn at 503-663-4298.




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