Weekly Lunch Speaker Recaps

Leadership Tigard and Project Homeless Connect

Three representatives from the City of Tigard, including senior human resources analyst Brandi Leos, took time out of their busy schedules to tell us a bit about Leadership Tigard.  The workshop is presented through the Tigard Chamber of Commerce and a new class has...
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My Year in Japan as a Rotary Youth Exchange Student

Our speaker at our regular meeting on August 24th was Will Christensen, an Exchange Student the Tigard Rotary Club sponsored, in partnership with the White Salmon-Bingen Rotary Club, in 2016-17. Will spent most of the past year living and going to school in the City...
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District Governor Campbell

Our guest speaker at our regular lunch meeting on August 17th was District Governor Renee Campbell, who was accompanied by her husband Ron. Renee is a member of the Rotary Club of Salem, and was President in 2011-12. She and her husband continue to operate the...
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Jim Todd: The Great American Eclipse

Photo:  The total phase of the November 3, 2013, solar eclipse as seen from Gabon, Africa.  Credit: Jay Pasachoff / Allen Davis / Vojtech Rusin / Miloslav Druckmüller.  Photo resized for the Rotary Web site.  Original and license can be viewed at:...
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Tammi Haas: Cyprus Friendship Program

Photo of Portland CFP Participants provided by Ed Murphy Tammi Haas is the local coordinator for the Cyprus Friendship Program, a non-profit organization that promotes peace and dialog between Turkish-speaking and Greek-speaking Cypriots.  Since 1974, the physical...
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Each week we invite a speaker to inform and/or educate club members on a variety of topics.  Topics come from a wide range of areas: political figures discussing current trends, compelling authors discussing their overcoming of trials, non profit movements discussing the needs in the world, and more.  Come and enjoy.

District Governor Campbell

Our guest speaker at our regular lunch meeting on August 17th was District Governor Renee Campbell, who was accompanied by her husband Ron. Renee is a member of the Rotary Club of Salem, and was President in 2011-12. She and her husband continue to operate the...

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Jack Schwab remembers Denny Purkey

Jack Schwab gave a heartfelt remembrance of his friend, neighbor, and fellow Rotarian Denny Purkey.  The two men met as neighbors in 1981 and Denny soon joined Tigard Rotary.  Despite his commitment to the Four-Way Test, Denny is remembered as a flamboyant dresser who...

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Announcements for April 27, 2017

Guests included Linda Monahan, and Katie and Spencer Flatley. Birol announced that the Peace Poles have arrived and volunteers are needed to help place the first 3 at Good Neighbor Center, Tigard Grange, and Downtown Tigard.  A Peace Committee meeting will be held at...

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