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Organization meetings for Feb. 8

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, FEB. 9

Gresham Breakfast Lions Club - 6:45 a.m., M and M Restaurant, 137 N. Main Ave. Guide Dogs for the Blind representatives will talk about the volunteer program. 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. Lowen Berman of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon will share information about the refugee and immigrant experience. 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 or call 503-691-9909 for information.

VIEWS Senior Support Group - 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Multnomah County East Building, 600 N.E. Eighth St. Talk with others about concerns and life changes and learn healthy ways to age. Call Peter Walsh at 503-261-6181 to register.

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.

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.

Oregon Equestrian Trails, Mt. Hood Chapter - 6 p.m., M and 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.

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.

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

FRIDAY, FEB. 10

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, call Dick Vaughn at 503-760-2106.

Connect with Success AM - 7 a.m., Good Shepherd Church, 28986 S.E. Haley Road, Boring. A networking opportunity for members and guests of the Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce. Call 503-665-1131 or visit greshamchamber.org for information.

Good Morning Damascus - 7:30 a.m., D and E Promotions, 15800 S.E. Piazza Ave., Suite 103, Clackamas. 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 503-522-7303.

SATURDAY, FEB. 11

Daughters of the American Revolution, Oregon Trail Chapter - 10 a.m., Courtyard Fountains, 1545 S.E. 223rd Ave. 'Be Aware of Scams,' program by Althea Rodgers of the Oregon Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division. For more information, visit rootsweb.com

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