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Social - Happy Hour & Shopping For Christmas Families (12-06-2016)

Join us at 5:30PM this Tuesday at a pre-volunteer happy hour at the Stockpot Broiler in Beaverton!

Following happy hour, at 6:30pm we will be meeting at Target Washington Square to purchase gifts for families that we have adopted from Metzger Elementary School.

EVENT DETAILS
Tuesday December 6th, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
The Stockpot Broiler 8200 SW Scholls Ferry Rd Beaverton, OR 97008 & Target Washington Square 9009 SW Hall Blvd Tigard, OR 97223
RSVP on Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/1829662490649482/

Volunteer Reminder - SE Portland Rotary Club’s 2016 Holiday Celebration (12-03-2016)

Today, we will be volunteering at SE Portland Rotary Club’s 2016 Holiday Celebration! The event begins at 5:00pm and runs through 9:00pm. Please plan to arrive at 4:00pm and be prepared to stay until 10:00pm to help with breakdown of the event.

Our tasks for the evening include directing guests to the event location, selling beads for the heads or tails raffle, collecting bid sheets, and working check out.

ATTIRE: Black pants and white shirts; if you do not have a white shirt, please wear your Rotaract polo. Additionally, bring your Rotaract name badge.

EVENT DETAILS
Saturday December 3rd, 2016 - 4pm to 10pm
Oaks Park Dance Pavilion 7805 SE Oaks Park Way,  Portland, OR 97202

RSVP on Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/1126295907489958/

Normal Meeting - Gina Vorderstrasse, OFDA (11-22-2016)

Join us on November 22, 2016 from 7-8pm for a regular meeting at the Heritage House where we will be joined by Gina Vorderstrasse, who will be discussing her work with the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance!

Additionally, we will be discussing upcoming events as we enjoy wine and dessert together!
Tuesday November 22nd, 2016 - 7PM

The Heritage House
398 10th St
Lake Oswego, OR 97034 RSVP on Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/1128399507279385/

Volunteer Reminder - Transition Projects (11-06-2016)

Hello Rotaractors and friends!

Come join us for one of our favorite volunteer events: cooking dinner for 90 people at Transition Projects. The meal for this event includes meatloaf, cheesy bread, roasted brussel sprouts, and chocolate/vanilla cake for dessert! 

We will be shopping for groceries at Costco in Tigard, OR at 2pm then we will begin cooking at 5pm at the Clark Center.


ATTIRE: Members - please wear your Rotaract shirts and hoodies!
EVENT DETAILS

SHOPPING:

Sunday November 6th, 2016 - 2pm to 3pm

Costco - Tigard, OR
7850 SW Dartmouth Street
 Tigard, OR 97223

COOKING & SERVING OUR MEAL:

Sunday November 6th, 2016 - 5pm to 8:30pm

Clark Center
326 SE Madison Street
 Portland, OR 97214

RSVP on Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/291592271199553/
We hope to see you there!

Normal Meeting - Tom Markos, District Governor (10-25-2016)

Join us on October 25, 2016 from 7-8pm for a regular meeting at the Heritage House where we will be hearing from District Governor Tom Markos! In addition, we will be discussing up coming volunteer events and general club business.

As always, wine & desserts will be provided and this will certainly be a meeting you won't want to miss!
Tuesday October 25th, 2016 - 7PM

The Heritage House
398 10th St
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Regular Meetings
2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month at 7PM

RSVP on Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/527866654004909/

Normal Meeting - Lauren Holt, Transition Projects (10-11-2016)

Join us on October 11, 2016 from 7-8pm for a regular meeting at the Heritage House where we will be hearing from Lauren Holt of Transition Projects! 
Transition Projects provides individuals with the services, resources and tools they need to end their homelessness, secure housing, and maintain that housing.
As always, wine and desserts will be served along with great fellowship. You won't want to miss this meeting!

Tuesday October 11th, 2016 - 7PM

The Heritage House
398 10th St
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Regular Meetings
2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month at 7PM RSVP on Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/1559139151062181/

Volunteer Reminder - Doggie Dash with Tigard Rotary Club (10-01-2016)

Hello Rotaractors and friends!
Willamette Rotaract will be helping out at the Doggie Dash with the Tigard Rotary club on October 1, 2016 from 8am to 11am at Cook Park in Tigard. We will be aiding in event set up & logistics and watching cute puppies run a 5k with their humans!

ATTIRE: Members - please wear your Rotaract shirts and hoodies!
EVENT DETAILS
Saturday October 1st, 2016 - 8am to 11am

Cook Park
17005 SW 92nd Avenue
 Tigard, OR 97224
RSVP on Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/1793588914190311/
We look forward to seeing you there!

Normal Meeting - Committee Discussion (09-27-2016)

Join us on September 27, 2016 from 7-8pm for committee discussions! We would love to get input from all club members on how to make this Rotary year a huge success.

As always, we will be serving wine and dessert along with good friends and great fellowship.
Tuesday September 27th, 2016 - 7PM

The Heritage House
398 10th St
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Regular Meetings
2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month at 7PM
RSVP on Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/760785524063535/

Normal Meeting - Paul Hennon, Tualatin Greenway (09-13-2016)

Join us on September 13, 2016 from 7-8pm as we learn more about the Tualatin Greenway from speaker Paul Hennon.

As always, we will be serving wine and dessert along with good friends and great fellowship.
Tuesday September 13th, 2016 - 7PM

The Heritage House
398 10th St
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Regular Meetings
2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month at 7PM
RSVP on Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/855924291205512/

Volunteer Reminder - PANhandling For Polio (09-10-2016)

Hello Rotaractors and friends!
Join Willamette Rotaract for our 9th Annual PANhandling for Polio event!

We will be meeting at Einstein Bro's Bagels in the Beaverton Townsquare (located off of Highway 217 and Canyon Road) at 7:45am then we will head out to the panhandling locations.

Only three countries left, lets make it zero!

ATTIRE: Comfortable clothing and shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses, and END POLIO NOW shirts if you have them! Otherwise, please wear your Rotaract/Rotary shirts.
EVENT DETAILS

Saturday September 10th, 2016 - 7:45am to 11am

Einstein Bro's Bagels
11625 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy
Beaverton, OR 97005 RSVP on Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/619789694862645/
We look forward to seeing you there!

Social - Happy Hour with LO Rotary at Nicoli’s (9/06/2016)

Social Reminder Hello Rotaractors and friends!

Please join us for our first club activity of September - a happy hour social with members of the Lake Oswego Rotary club! Enjoy food, drinks and great company. We look forward to seeing you there!
EVENT DETAILS

Tuesday September 6th, 2016 - 5pm to 8pm

Nicoli's Grill & Sports Bar
17880 SW McEwan Road
 Lake Oswego, OR 97035 RSVP on Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/1782946085282411/

Volunteer Reminder - Car & Boat Show (08-28-2016)

Hello Rotaractors and friends!
Come help out at the Lake Oswego Heritage House's annual Car and Boat Show! They graciously let us have our meeting space each year in return for our at this event. It's easy, it's fun, and you get to see some pretty awesome cars while you're there.

Sign up here - there are two shifts available: Car & Boat Show Sign Up

Shift 1, which begins at 7:00am, will help setup (assemble tents, move materials, set up displays, signs, etc.)

Shift 2, beginning at 3pm, will put the tents away and pack up the materials.

EVENT DETAILS
Sunday August 28th, 2016 - 7am to 10am & 3pm to 4pm
George Roger's Park 611 S. State Street  Lake Oswego, OR 97034
RSVP on Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/1131236463639940/

We look forward to seeing you there! If you have a Rotaract shirt or hoodie, please be sure to wear it.

Normal Meeting - Skip Barnhart (08-09-2016)

Please join us for our first meeting of the 2016-2017 year! We will be hearing from Rotarian Skip Barnhart in addition to inducting new members into the club. You certainly won't want to miss this fun and exciting meeting!
Tuesday August 9th, 2016 - 7PM

The Heritage House
398 10th St
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Regular Meetings
2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month at 7PM
RSVP on Facebook: facebook.com/events/850960181702217

Willamette Rotaract Summer Picnic Reminder – Tonight!

Tonight is our annual Willamette Rotaract Picnic! Join us for free food, games, and more. Members are encouraged to bring a side or dessert but guest need only bring themselves.
Saturday July 30th, 2016 - 5PM
George Roger's Park - Upper Picnic Shelter
611 S State St, Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034 RSVP on Facebook: www.facebook.com/events/225578841173950/
FOLLOW US AND GRAM WITH US:https://www.instagram.com/willametterotaract/

I hope to see you all tonight!

Normal Meeting Reminder - BRING FRIENDS - 6/14/2016

Join us this Tuesday for a normal meeting. It is our LAST MEETING OF THE YEAR! We won't have an official speaker from the outside world this week. What we WILL have is a fun meeting where we talk about what Rotaract is, what we do, and what we've accomplished this year. BRING A FRIEND (or five!). This is a great chance to get to know the current members and hear more about what we do.

Regular Meetings 2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month: 7PM
The Heritage House 398 10th St Lake Oswego, OR 97034
RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1177897918901398/
RSVP on Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/Willamette-Rotaract/events/231324011/

Normal Meeting - Patty Lyons, NAMI - 5/24/2016

Join us this Tuesday for a normal meeting with Patty Lyons from the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Patty will help us understand different mental illnesses so that we can have more conversations about this important topic and work to de-stigmatize it. This issue is so important and we all should work on finding out what we can do to help. Find more info about NAMI at https://www.nami.org/.

Regular Meetings 2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month: 7PM
The Heritage House 398 10th St Lake Oswego, OR 97034
RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1211434512216722/
RSVP on Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/Willamette-Rotaract/events/231324011/

Normal Meeting - Kim Marshall, My New Red Shoes - 5/10/2016

This Tuesday we'll be having a meeting with guest speaker Kim Marshall from My New Red Shoes. My New Red Shoes is a non-profit that helps homeless and low-income children look and feel confident as they start the school year by providing them with the gift of new clothing and shoes.

Founded in 2006, My New Red Shoes has impacted the lives of more than 35,000 homeless and low-income children. WOW!


Regular Meetings 2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month: 7PM
The Heritage House 398 10th St Lake Oswego, OR 97034

Normal Meeting - Matt Brown, Food Waves - 4/26/2016

Please join us this Tuesday for a meeting with guest speaker Matt Brown, executive director at Food Waves.
Food Waves is a local non-profit that provides training for future farmers, gives organic produce to food banks, helps with gardening for low-income families, and provides outreach and eductation around healthy eating. We are looking forward to learning more and finding out how we can help.
Regular Meetings 2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month: 7PM
The Heritage House 398 10th St Lake Oswego, OR 97034
RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1681091488771860/

RSVP on Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/Will amette-Rotaract/events/230309039/

If you haven't heard already, Willamette Rotaract is now on INSTAGRAM! Find us and follow us: https://www.instagram.com/willametterotaract/

Normal Meeting - Shannon Singleton, JOIN - April 12, 2016

Please join us this Tuesday for a meeting with guest speaker Shannon Singleton, Executive Director at JOIN.

JOIN works to support the efforts of homeless individuals and families to transition out of homelessness and into permanent housing. Let's find out about their work and what we can do to help!
Regular Meetings
2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month: 7PM

The Heritage House
398 10th St
Lake Oswego, OR 97034

RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1708709219351286/

Volunteer Reminder - PAL Auction & Transition Projects - 3/2/16 & 3/3/16

We have two awesome volunteer events to participate in this weekend! First, on Saturday evening, we'll be back at it for another year of helping out the Beaverton Police Activities League with their annual fundraiser auction! Members will assist with check-in, check-out, and silent auction fulfillment. Then, on Sunday evening, we'll be volunteering once again at Transition Projects, preparing a high-volume, delicious meal for those in need.

Volunteer sign up sheet for the PAL Auction: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zy7aNF9DNMbVIPNKyKoLPk9gceDmoqOe9k4yVQNB-zU/edit?usp=sharing


Saturday, April 2nd, 2016
5:00-8:00pm
PCC Rock Creek
17705 NW Springville Rd.
Portland, Oregon 97229

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016
5:00-8:00pm
Transition Projects
1431 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Portland, OR 97214

RSVP on the Rotaract event page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/952812744754001/
https://www.facebook.com/events/1093342294016273/

Normal Meeting - College Possible - 3/8/2016

Please join us this Tuesday for a meeting with guest speakers Casey Block and Karma Rose Macias from the local chapter of the non-profit organization College Possible.

The mission of College Possible is to "make college admission and success possible for low-income students through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support". What a great organization and worthy cause!

Regular Meetings 2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month: 7PM
The Heritage House 398 10th St Lake Oswego, OR 97034

RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/411608335701352/

RSVP on Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/Willamette-Rotaract/events/229004992/

Normal Meeting - Friends of the Trees - 2/23/2016

Please join us this Tuesday for a meeting with guest speaker Casey Lawry from Friends of the Trees.

Friends of the Trees is a local nonprofit whose mission is to bring people together to plant and care for city trees and green spaces in Pacific Northwest communities. They are an awesome organization. We could all use more green space in our lives - let's find out how to do our part.
Regular Meetings

2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month: 7PM

The Heritage House
398 10th St
Lake Oswego, OR 97034


RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1505673343082758/

RSVP on Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/Willamette-Rotaract/events/228484683/

Social Reminder - Jake's Grill - 2/16/2016

Join Willamette Rotaract this Tuesday for happy hour at Jake's Grill! This has been rated as one the the BEST happy hours in the nation, and I can personally attest to that. Guests, new members, and current members are encouraged to get to know each other, chat about the awesome things our club does, and share some good food and beer. Come one, come all for joy had by all! You can, you must, so join us at dusk.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
5-7:00pm
Bar at Jake's Grill
611 SW 10th Ave
Portland, OR 97205
RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/922789394441201/

Find us and RSVP on Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/Willamette-Rotaract/

Normal Meeting Reminder – Chris Spencer - 2/9/2016

Please join us this Tuesday for a meeting with guest speaker Christopher Spencer from the Oregon Red Cross.

Chris is a Disaster Preparedness Coordinator with the American Red Cross. He will speaking to us about an incredibly important issue of natural disasters, what threats we might face in our lifetimes, and what we can do to prepare. This meeting should be really interesting and helpful to all of us.
Regular Meetings
2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month: 7PM

The Heritage House
398 10th St
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1662102880704817/

RSVP on Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/Willamette-Rotaract/events/228484650/

Volunteer Reminder - Wilsonville Rotary Auction - 2/6/2016

Join us again as we help out Wilsonville Rotary with their annual auction.

There are two needs for volunteers this year - one group needs to run the online check-in system, and another group needs to manage bid sheets and auction items.
Volunteer sign up sheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1iN73VZVYMA01zd09WxGE9M4l8FB5JnsXhcb24vLsQEA/edit?usp=sharing

Saturday, February 6, 2016
4:00-10:00PM

Holiday Inn Portland South - Wilsonville
25425 SW 95th Ave
Wilsonville, Oregon 97070

RSVP on the Rotaract event page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/377965422414413/

Social Reminder - 2/2/2016 - Buffalo Gap

Join us this Tuesday for drinks at Buffalo Gap Saloon & Eatery! Guests, new members, and current members are encouraged to get to know each other, chat about the awesome things our club does, and share some good food and beer.

Also, this Tuesday is Groundhog Day, so that's another reason to get out and celebrate what could potentially be an early spring!

If you like to plan ahead, check our their menu online here: http://www.thebuffalogap.com/

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 7-9:00pm Buffalo Gap Saloon and Eatery 6835 SW Macadam Ave, Portland, Oregon 97219
RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1711790022385934/
RSVP on Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/Willamette-Rotaract/events/228338592/

Normal Meeting Reminder - Nancy Puro - 1/26/2016

Please join us this Tuesday for a meeting with guest speaker Nancy Puro.

Nancy Puro will be speaking to us about the amazing work done by Cat Adoption Team, the Pacific Northwest's largest nonprofit, adoption guarantee cat shelter. Let's find out what we can do to support them.
Regular Meetings 2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month: 7PM
The Heritage House 398 10th St Lake Oswego, OR 97034
RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1035387053161317/
RSVP on Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/Willamette-Rotaract/events/227809024/

Volunteer & Social Reminder - Food Bank 1/19/2016 & Blazer Game 1/20/2016

I hope your new year is off to a fun, productive, and generous start. We have TWO events this week!!!!

1.) Join us Tuesday at the Oregon Food Bank to pack food in their cold storage unit - remember to dress warm and wear your Rotaract sweatshirt! You should follow this link to sign up for our volunteer group prior to attending:

https://ofbvolunteers.civicore.com/index.php?section=newIndvGroup&action=conditional_loggedIn&fwID=21787

Please come out and lend a hand, even if briefly. They can use all the help they can get and it is a great cause!
Tuesday, January 19th from 6:00-8:30pm
RSVP on the Rotaract Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/829057570517306/
RSVP on Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/Willamette-Rotaract/events/227808599/
2.) On Wednesday we are going to a Blazer game! Keisha passed out tickets at our meeting last week to those who signed up last month. Rip city!

Normal Meeting Reminder - Linda Moholt - 1/12/2016

Please join us this Tuesday for a meeting with guest speaker Linda Moholt.

Linda Moholt is the CEO of the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce. She will be speaking to us about the services and support the chamber of commerce can offer to young professionals as they step into and further their careers.

Regular Meetings 2nd & 4th Tuesday of Every Month: 7PM
The Heritage House 398 10th St Lake Oswego, OR 97034
RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1160891367271561/
RSVP on Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/Willamette-Rotaract/events/227808447/

Volunteer Reminder - SE Portland Wreath Auction - 12/5/2015

Season's greetings! It's that time of the year again when we bring good tidings and cheer to ourselves and others. We are going to help SE Portland Rotary with their annual wreath auction. This event is a lot of fun. An auctioneer speaks faster than you can understand, you get to see a lot of fun and funky wreaths, and support the SE Portland Rotary Club with their biggest fundraiser. We will be helping pour drinks, sell beads for a raffle, clear silent auction slips, and check out.

Please note that the main event is on Saturday, December 5th, and we need all the help we can get that night! I'll be there, so you really should be there too. You can also help out with their set up on Friday, December 4th. Wear a white top and black slacks if you volunteer on Saturday for the actual event. You can dress casual for setup and teardown on Friday or Sunday.

Sign-up here!: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1RRZ-R0yHQKBU2I6B6JLsoKezF45D0vkv6HWgo_OFZgA/edit?usp=sharing
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