Cinco de Mayo, May 4-6, in Portland's Waterfront Park will be the scene of Pearl Rotary's fundraising effort to support the Bomberos Project for delivery of surplus firefighting equipment to the Guadalajara, Mexico metro area. The fundraising decision was one of several made by the Pearl Rotary Board at its April 12 meeting. Pearl Rotary […]
The first meeting of Pearl Rotary's newly formed "fresh ideas" committee is scheduled for Tuesday, April 17, immediately after the regular Club meeting, according to committee chair, Marc Dooley. Location: World Cup in the Ecotrust Bldg. Purpose of the group is to bring new ideas to the Club for programs, projects and other activities. Under […]
The Portland Pearl Rotary Club began as the Portland Industrial Rotary club in 1975, and served the NW Industrial area. We were a small club, meeting first in the Industrial area, then moving to the Multnomah Athletic Club.
The world’s first service club, the Rotary Club of Chicago, Illinois, USA, was formed on 23 February 1905 by Paul P. Harris, an attorney who wished to recapture in a professional club the same friendly spirit he had felt in the small towns of his youth. The name “Rotary” derived from the early practice of […]