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Portland Pearl Rotary

Saturday, 23 February 2019
Pearl Rotarians do Books for Kids

Pearl Rotarians spent a lovely evening last monday sipping and nibbling while prepping dictionaries which will be given to area 3rd graders. A statistic taken from Portland's Chilren's Book Bank states, "In low-income neighborhoods, the ratio of books to children is one book for every 300 children. Middle-income neighborhoods average 13 age-appropriate books per child."

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Thursday, 21 February 2019
Past-President Tracy Vicario spotlighted in the recent Pearl magazine

Past-President Tracy Vicario spotlighted in the recent Pearl magazine, highlighting her work with PPRC. Congratulations on the article and we're so happy you're apart of the Pearl Rotary family. Read the article HERE...

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Dan Register: Dogs for Vets, a Tribute to Honor.

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an illness, usually associated with some traumatic event, that leads to a number of symptoms often associated with depression or difficulties in relating to other individuals. Precipitating causes may include violent events, loss of a friend or loved one. Pearl Rotarians heard on Feb. 19 about an unusual but probably […]

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Tuesday, 12 February 2019
Exchange Student Luna Abadia Headed to Japan

Congratulations to Portland Pearl Rotary's '19-'20 outbound exchange student and Lincoln HS freshman, Luna Abadía for being chosen to exchange in Japan for her sophomore year. Japan was Luna's first choice since she has been studying the language and culture for several years. We can't wait to hear of your adventures Luna!

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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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Tuesday, 5 February 2019
Sebatian Chevalier shares how he became involved in Word is Bond

Lincoln High School Student of the Month Sebatian Chevalier. Sebatian, a Senior at Lincoln shared a personal story about how he became involved in Word is Bond, an organization with the mission of building positive relationships between young black men and law enforcement. Sebastian is also President of Brothers of Color at Lincoln. When asked […]

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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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