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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6

Gresham Toastmasters — 6:30 a.m., Elmer’s Restaurant, 1590 N.E. Burnside Road. Learn how to be a better speaker. 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., Alliance Testing Services, 903 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. 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.

Education AM — 7:30 a.m., Human Solutions, 12350 S.E. Powell Blvd, Portland. Join Jim Teasley of Send Out Cards to learn about appreciation marketing and building a business based on referrals. 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 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 for people with multiple sclerosis. Call 503-254-8477 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., M&M Restaurant and Lounge, 137 N. Main 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. This marks the 14th anniversary of the group. 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, FEB. 7

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, FEB. 8

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., Gresham Town Fair Chiropractic Clinic at VFW Hall, 150 W. Powell Blvd, 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., Prudential Northwest Properties hosted by JLA Health Stop, 12050 S.E. Stevens Road, Suite 100, Happy Valley. 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.

Good Morning Damascus — 7:30 a.m., Hosted by Damascus Civic Club, meet at Damascus Fire Station, 20050 S.E. Highway 212. 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 years of age 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 503-661-1302.




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