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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 2

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.

Education AM — 7:30 a.m., 1417 S.E. 107th Ave, Portland. A networking meeting for members and guests of the East Portland Chamber of Commerce. Join Dr. Aziz Gazipura as he discusses the “Three Keys to Confidence” in your business life. For more information, call 503-788-8589 or visit eastportlandchamberofcommerce.com.

I Take the Lead — 7:30 a.m., Banaka & Brown Artisan Bakery, 835 N. Main Ave. Helps you build your business by generating leads and referrals. Visit itakethelead.com or call 503-691-9909 for information.

Rockwood Business Coalition — 7:30 a.m. at a hosting business. Contact Lori Stegmann at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) — 7:45 a.m., Gresham Manor, 2895 S.E. Powell Valley Road. Weigh-ins run 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. Call 503-665-9129 or visit sthenrygresham.org for more information.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group — 11 a.m., Regency Gresham, 5905 E. Powell Blvd. A monthly support group. Call 503-665-1151 for 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., 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.

Prime Timers Dining Club — 6 p.m., Heidi’s, 1230 N.E. Cleveland Ave., Gresham. A social group for singles age 50 and up. Be there at 6 p.m. for social time, followed by a dinner at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Pat Ruter at 503-936-5861 or visit PrimeTimersDiningClub.com.

Gresham United VFW Post 180 — 7:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Hall, 150 W. Powell Blvd. Visit vfwpost180.us for information.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 3

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 positive service projects in their communities aimed at providing a helping hand to youth. Call 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.

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. or visit facebook.com/StartMending for more information.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 4

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, call Dick Vaughn at 503-760-2106.

Connect with Success AM — 7 a.m., Riverview Community Bank, 225 E. Burnside Road, Gresham. A networking opportunity for members and guests of the Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce. Call 503-665-1131 or visit greshamchamber.org for information.

AM Business Connection — 7:30 a.m., East Side Athletic Clubs, 9100 S.E. Sunnyside Road, Clackamas. 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.

MOMS Club of Troutdale — 10 a.m., River of Life Church, 2477 S.W. Cherry Park Road, Troutdale. The Troutdale chapter of Moms Club has weekly activities to help everyone from new moms to moms with older children connect and support each other. Call Rachel Arnold at 503-912-0549 for more 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.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 5

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.

Country Cut-Ups Square Dance Club of Boring — 7:30 p.m., Boring Barn, 13987 S.E. Richey Road, Boring. 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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