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Portland Pearl Rotary

Monday, 14 March 2022
Women in Rotary, in Ukraine, in life,
saluted at annual PPRC women's day event

"Will you get your food and a mimosa and we'll get started…" With that unusual opening for a breakfast meeting of Pearl Rotary, President Jonelle Anderson welcomed a full room of Rotarians and guests (see posed group image) to the fourth annual International Women's Day celebration (3/8/22). Joining on Zoom were Rotarians visiting from other […]

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Wednesday, 16 February 2022
Nuclear proliferation outlined by Pearl Rotarian... Just days before the world got a warfare reminder

Our PPRC podium--whether in person at Ecotrust or through virtual presentations--brings critical topics before Rotarians. Take the 2/8 and 2/15 meetings (the urgency of two speakers about the issues was apparent). A youthful perspective on climate change was presented Feb. 8 by Luna Abadia, a Rotary youth exchanger from two years ago to Japan (and […]

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Wednesday, 9 February 2022
For Luna, Rotary youth exchange was a springboard for climate change action

For Luna Abadia, a successful Rotary youth exchange experience in Japan (2019-20) was hardly any closure in her young life--despite having to return to Portland four months early due to Covid-19. Rather, in the Feb. 8 introduction by PPRC y.e. chair Dawn Schneider, that experience helped shape the Lincoln High School senior's activism for climate […]

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Monday, 10 January 2022
'Hotel Rwanda'--from inception to screen-- brought to PPRC by movie's script-writer

nager, Paul Rusesabagina, a Hutu, and his Tutsi wife, the show depicts how more than 1,000 Rwandans' lives were saved by their heroics.

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Tuesday, 21 December 2021
Some Wine Exchange Fun

Portland Pearl Rotary's annual wine exchange was smaller than usual), but we still netted about $400 for the Pearl Fund!

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Monday, 20 December 2021
$36,000 Raised in 2021 Golf Tournament

The 2021 Rotary Golf Tournament was a big success. Of the $36k that was raised overall on Aug. 23, $15k went to the clubs' primary beneficiary, LEAP.

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Monday, 13 December 2021
Tripled homeless population termed "crisis" by Commissioner Meieran

Commissioner Sharon Meieran speaks to the Portland Pearl Rotary Club about homelessness in Portland, outlining her ideas.

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Monday, 6 December 2021
Red Door "evolves" to battle polarization in American society

Co- Red Door founder Lesli Mones spoke to Pearl Rotary Nov. 30, with a historical look back to outreach programs Hands Up ) and Cop Out

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Monday, 29 November 2021
How would you do in this PPRC Holiday Trivia quiz?

How are your trivia skills? This Portland Rotary Club (Pearl Rotary) had its members test their skills in this holiday contest

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