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Portland Pearl Rotary

Tuesday, 5 February 2019
PPRC Begins Madison High School Student of the Month

History Recognizing that service to youth is a critical service area in Rotary International, Portland Pearl Rotary expanded its connection more than a decade ago with Lincoln High School. Previous to that, PPRC had active youth exchange participation (inbound and outbound) that impacted LHS students. Another reason for reaching out was to increase recruitment for […]

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Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Street Roots Director talks to PPRC

A walk in downtown Portland will convince anyone that a significant population is experiencing homelessness. With housing in Portland in short supply and the decrease of federal funding for affordable housing by 64 billion over the past 30 years has created our mass homelessness issue

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Sunday, 20 January 2019
Portland Pearl Rotarians Eat Like Champions!

Membership Monday -- Photo of Pearl Rotarians enjoying the merriment of recounting Eat Like a Champion "fun"draising event.

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Thursday, 17 January 2019
PPRC Partners with Green Empowerment for Nicaragua Project

Pearl Rotarians initiated the new year on January 8 by hearing plans to develop a new working partnership in Nicaragua with Green Empowerment (GE), a Portland-based group that has advocated “village solutions for global change since 1997.” The presentation was led by Jordan Weisman, chair of the Pearl International Committee, and Andrea Johnson, GE executive […]

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Thursday, 17 January 2019
Two-Years of Social Justice at PPRC

Two years ago, our club officially announced the creation of the social justice taskforce and within a year it became a permanent committee of our club.

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Rotary Friendship Exchange goes to Sri Lanka

From the file of where in the world are Pearl Rotarians, we voyage with Yelana Girich to Sri Lanka where she was apart of the Rotary District 5100 Rotary Friendship Exchange. We can't wait to hear about your adventures Yelena!

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Tuesday, 11 December 2018
Amazing Art... Done FAST!

Darren Orange told Pearl Rotarians on Dec. 11 that he is a “speeded up” artist who works primarily with oils to paint the environment and nature.

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Monday, 10 December 2018
The Portland Pearl Rotary Club Theme Song

Did you know that the Portland Pearl Rotary Club has it's own theme song? Yes, indeed... first sung in 2012...

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Thursday, 6 December 2018
Why are Salmon Declining in the Northwest?

Two well-known Portland fishermen, a father and his son (both named Bill Monroe), talked with Pearl Rotarians on Dec. 4 about some of the factors causing the salmon decline.

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