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Friday, 27 July 2007
International Committee Agenda Updated

An Ambassadorial Scholar arriving from Japan, a Central American Project Fair set for Costa Rica, World Community Service projects in progress in Uganda and Mexico, and plans to help a community in El Salvador are at the top of Pearl Rotary's International Committee agenda, reports Dave Bangsund, the committee chair. Here's Dave's update on his […]

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Friday, 27 July 2007
Czech Student Arrives in August

Barbora ("Bara") Kloubova, a 17-year-old Rotary International youth exchange student from the Czech Republic, will arrive in Portland about August 20 to begin a full year in Oregon. Sponsored by the Pearl Rotary Club, she will attend Lincoln High School. Bara will have three host families, be involved with Pearl Rotarians including frequent attendance at […]

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Friday, 27 July 2007
Service, Fellowship Plans On Tap

Opportunities for Pearl Rotary members to expand their community service and fellowship experiences with the Club were announced by President Ivy Nelson at the July 17 weekly meeting. The Club will institute a partnership with Transition Projects, serving homeless men and women in shelters located in the River District and Burnside areas of downtown Portland. […]

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Friday, 27 July 2007
Pearl Rotary Pitches In

Pearl Jam, the Pearl District's summer musicfest in Jamison Park, got a boost again this year from a contingent of Pearl Rotary members who helped set up, monitor the crowds and break down the party at the end of the day. Duane Cook, Francis Lancaster and Don Barney started the day of the Club's community […]

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Friday, 27 July 2007
Help Build Pearl Community, Rotary Urged

A call to action for Pearl Rotary to help build a strong, caring community in the Pearl and River Districts of Portland was sounded by speakers from the local Zimmerman Community Center at the July 17 Club meeting. Many community-focused programs and activities have been planned by the City and other agencies in Portland, but […]

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Friday, 6 July 2007
Izzakate Arrives Home from Turkey

Could it be age?  Izzy arrived only an hour and a half late after travelling half way around the world looking fresh and happy. There to greet rebound exchange student, Izzakate McGowan, on arrival from Turkey with balloons, smiles, and hugs were Donna Tallman, Ivy Nelson, and Myron Fehr.  She was wearing the trademark blue […]

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Tuesday, 26 June 2007
New Club Leadership Presents Plans for 2007-08

Incoming Pearl Rotary President Ivy Nelson presented her Club leadership team for 2007-08 at the June 26 meeting, and described plans and ideas for the coming Club year that arose at a planning retreat she convened on June 25. Key proposals that enjoyed consensus of the planning retreat, Nelson said, and earmarked for further development […]

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Tuesday, 26 June 2007
Fehr Reviews Club's 2006-7 Accomplishments

Outgoing Pearl Rotary President Myron Fehr reviewed a string of Club accomplishments in 2006-07 at his last turn with the gavel on June 26. He handed out kudos to many Club members who contributed to these accomplishments. Fehr cited these achievements among his long list: Creation and expansion of a strong partnership with Lincoln High […]

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Wednesday, 16 May 2007
Lincoln High School Constitution Team

We had a rare treat when the award-winning Lincoln High School Constitution Team visited us this week. They answered questions few of us in the room could have touched, even our local attorneys. Lincoln High School has won the national competition three times, and this team showed us why. They also gave us an excellent […]

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