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Portland Pearl Rotary

Sunday, 25 August 2019
Our 2019-2020 Inbound exchange student Ana Beatriz Appelt from Brazil is here for her exchange

Welcome to Portland Ana! Pearl Rotarians our 2019-2020 Inbound exchange student Ana Beatriz Appelt from Brazil is here for her exchange. Photo below courtesey of Janet Young is Ana'a arrival at Portland airport on Saturday.

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Thursday, 22 August 2019
Our 3 Newest Portland Pearl Rotarians

New Member Monday! Portland Pearl Rotary is excited and honored to add three new members to our rotary family. Kath, Wilson, and Corey were officially inducted to our club on Tuesday, August 20th. All three bring with them a desire for service and to connect with the community around them. All three are people of […]

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Wednesday, 14 August 2019
100% Paul Harris Fellow Club!

Pearl Rotarians found themselves on a mutual attraction date when they met the Rotary District 5100 Governor on Aug. 13. Governor Diane Noriega, serving for this 2019-20 year, was impressed with a number of club characteristics. She congratulated the Rotarians on having 100 percent membership in the Paul Harris Fellows, an honor for financial donors […]

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Friday, 9 August 2019
Friendship Day with Street Roots

Friendship Friday from last week's 2nd Annual Street Roots Vendor Appreciation Dinner. When we connect with all members of our community, we connect in our mutual humanity. Thank you to Street Roots for all that you do. We are honored to partner with you.

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Tuesday, 6 August 2019
Portland Pearl Rotary Club Addresses Current Political Conflict

Political conflict between Republican and Democratic voters has been on the upswing in the United States for at least 20 years. Allegiances to political parties on specific issues have become quite polarized, and there appears to be little effort by voters of either major party to appreciate or support the stands of individuals in the […]

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Tuesday, 2 July 2019
Our Summer Social Justice Committee Book Club Read: Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

Trying to figure out what you should read this summer? Check out the Social Justice Book Club's choice for September, Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver. What does education, global warming, and rare monarch butterflies have in common? All convene in this Women's Prize for fiction tale.

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Wednesday, 26 June 2019
Lucky Winners of Portland Pearl Rotary Raffle Announced - off on a Cruise!

Drum Roll Please. . . .The winners of the cruise raffle are: 3rd Place Dave Pendergast, 2nd Place Sue Carlson, and winner of a trip for two any where in the world that Holland America sails: Ashley Nelson. Thank you to Joan Pendergast, Nick Fandel, and George Wright for selling the winning tickets!! Most importantly, […]

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Wednesday, 26 June 2019
Adina Flynn Ends Year as Portland Pearl Rotary President in Style

Outgoing Pearl President Adina Flynn revealed several interesting things about herself at the annual Rotary transitional ceremony on June 25. Members found out that Adina looks chic with purple hair, does passable jumping jacks in front of an audience, and found the leadership job “tough at first but then the time literally flew by”. She […]

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Wednesday, 12 June 2019
Laura Salerno-Owens: #WeToo Movement - Solving the Gender Equality Problem Together

By some accounts, the modern movement to improve the economic position of American women dates back to 1963 when Betty Friedan’s book The Feminine Mystique attracted great attention. But a prominent employment attorney told Pearl Rotarians on June 11 that we still have a long way to go. Laura Salerno-Owens, shareholder and trial lawyer, Markowitz-Herbold, […]

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Portland, OR 97209