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Portland Pearl Rotary

Sunday, 21 September 2008
Youth Will Be Served

PPRC is engaged in a variety of projects and has several more in preparation to serve the youth of this community, all adding up to a successful New Generations program, as promoted by Rotary International. Our club's partnership with Lincoln High School (LHS) is starting its third year of honoring monthly LHS students with top […]

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Sunday, 21 September 2008
Community Service at Home and Abroad

In our local service area of the Pearl and Northwest Portland, we're all active in regular assignments to deliver Meals on Wheels weekly and to purchase, prepare and feed some 90 homeless men monthly at the Clark Center under the Transition Projects program. Our community partnerships with the Boy Scouts and Albertina Kerr Centers (AKC) […]

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Friday, 29 August 2008
Club Committees Reorganize

Five standing committees of Pearl Rotary are organized for the 2008-09 year. They are: Community Services Committee: Stan Swan, chair; Adina Flynn, vice-chair; Walt Swan, Greg Mottau, Mike Rompa, Jonelle Anderson. Club Services Committee: John Parchinsky, chair; Jonelle Anderson, Ivy Nelson, Myron Fehr, George Wright, Jan Frutiger. Membership Committee: Jonelle Anderson, chair; Paul Cathcart, Duane […]

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Friday, 29 August 2008
From food to festivals, Jill Fischer loved Japan

Sushi was "absolutely amazing." Festivals in Japan were highly attractive–including the cherry blossom event in Sapporo. And she "really got into" kendo, a Japanese martial arts activity similar to fencing in her native USA. Those were among the highlights that Jill Fischer told the Portland Rotary Club Aug. 19 about her youth exchange year in […]

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Friday, 22 August 2008
Pearl Rotary Fundraiser Plan Picks Up Speed

August 22, 2008. SAVE THE DATE! It marks Pearl Rotary's planned first signature fundraiser in partnership with Portland Center Stage Gerding Theater in the Pearl District. The event, called BET ON THE PEARL, will be a night of fun and gaming in the Gerding Theater foyer for a broad range of ticket holders, from Rotarians […]

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Monday, 30 June 2008
2008-09 Pearl Rotary Leaders Take Office

Portland Pearl Rotary's leadership roster for 2008-09, effective July 1,includes: Don Barney, President Don Smith, President-Elect Adina Flynn, Secretary Michael Steen, Treasurer Ivy Nelson, Immediate Past President John Parchinsky, Jr., Club Services Director Stan Swan, Community Services Director Dave Price, Vocational Service Director Phil Rothrock, International Services Director Other leadership roles assigned by Barney are: […]

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Monday, 30 June 2008
Pearl Rotary Fundraiser Set for August 22

Pearl Rotary's first signature fundraiser in partnership with Portland Center Stage Gerding Theater in the Pearl District, set for Friday, August 22, is close at hand. The event, called BET ON THE PEARL, will be a night of fun and gaming in the Gerding Theater foyer for a broad range of ticket holders, from Rotarians […]

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Monday, 30 June 2008
New Format for Tuesday Meetings to be Tried

Proposed Trial Change: Tuesday Meeting Format O725 a.m. Welcome. Salute to the Flag. Song. Four-Way Test. Birthdays. Sunshine Reports. Take a Buddy to Lunch drawing. 0730 a.m. Guests. Announcements. 0740 a.m. President's Time* 0745 a.m. Brag for a Buck (On First and 3rd Tuesdays, last five minutes of Brag time will be scheduled for Rotarian […]

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Monday, 30 June 2008
Costa Rica Project Wins TRF Approval

Pearl Rotary will take a central role in a women's center and girls' school program in Costa Rica now that The Rotary Foundation has approved a matching grant for the project. Total funding from Rotary, including from partners to PPRC on the grant proposal -- the Belen Rotary Club of Costa Rica, Kruse Way/Lake Oswego […]

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