President Edrie Bizak
Vice Pres. Marilyn Mays
Secretary Kathie England
Treasurer Christie Winkelman/Diane Freaney
Past Pres. Christine Green
Historian Judi Jones
4th Tues of each month
11:30 am- 1:00 pm
Insights to Health
2929 SW Multnomah Blvd
Portland, Or 97219
Portland City Grill
111 SW 5th ave/ 30th flr
members $25/guests $35
1st Thurs of every month
Cheryl Vick 9th
Patricia Martin 10th
Linda Sirianni 14th
Kay Herr 16th
Christie Winkelman 23rd
Jean Silver 24th
Linnea Osterberg 8th
Mary Petojanos 9th
Joan Riley 13th
June 23 New Member Reception -Tigard Chamber
June 25-27th Scoops For Scholarships- LO Festival of the Arts
July 15th Portlandia After Hours- Benson Hotel
Bring a friend and join us for lunch at The Portland City Grill. Enjoy wonderful food & views,30 stories above our beautiful city!
| President's Letter|
We have been so busy with our preparations for our Scoops for Scholarships fund raiser coming up on Friday the 25th through Sunday the 27th at the Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts this past month! It's amazing to me how we can collectively pull together to carry out our mission. Members (and their spouses, friends or relatives!) are signed up to work our booth. Pam Mason has also done an excellent job again of coordinating volunteers from PWG to take shifts.
For those that can't scoop or direct traffic to our booth for a shift or two that weekend, financially supporting the event to help underwrite costs is an option.
I'd like to shout out a huge thank you to those that donated at the luncheon last week during Kim's call to action! If you missed out and would like to participate in this way by donating to the event, please contact me. We're able to take cash, checks and even debit or credit cards via our web site (click on the "Make a Donation" link - upper right side). Your contributions are completely tax deductible too.
Thank you all in advance for your support of this annual club fund raiser. It will officially be summer on the 21st, so we can hope for sunny warm weather. But, if we could all just do a little "sun dance" in a couple of weeks, we'll be all set for sure for raising another record amount!
Please join us!
11:30 - 1:30 pm
Portland City Grill
RSVP at www.portlandia.org before 7/6.
111 SW 5th Ave, Portland
30th floor/ Jefferson Room
$25 members/ $35 guests
$15 coffee only
Starter: Soup of the Day
Cherry Tomato Buffalo Mozzarella Skewers (for those with VEGETARIAN option)
Entree: Asian Chicken Salad
Asian Chicken Salad - VEGETARIAN option is without chicken
Dessert: Chocolate Macadamia Brittle Torte
Rolls & Butter Service
Giving Women an International Voice
Jensine Larsen discovered the power of female leadership while she was a young journalist in the Ecuadorian Amazon. It was women, she witnessed, who took the lead in overcoming the horrors of genocide.
In 2003, at age 28, Larsen founded World Pulse - a nonprofit media organization - to give women the voice and power to create positive change in the world.
The result: WorldPulse an award-winning magazine and PulseWire, an interactive community newswire to enable women worldwide to speak out to help solve global problems.
On July 8, Larsen will explain how she had the vision and the tenacity to set up a unique media outlet and how we all can learn from her experience.
Portlandia Business AfterHours Thursday, July15th
5:30 pm- 7:30 pm
The Benson Hotel
The public is invited to attend. Improve your networking skills, expand your contacts and get support from other professional women. Bring lots of Business cards!
PRICE: $15 for non-members
$12 for Portlandia members
Delicious Light Appetizers included.
No Host Bar: May pay by cash or debit/credit card
$5 discounted Valet Parking available at the Hotel.
(Please tip your valet!)
RSVP/Register no later than Tuesday, July13th at www.portlandia.org You can pre-pay online when you register (preferred) or pay with cash or check (only) at the door.
New Member Reception
July 23rd, 2010
5:30 -7:45 pm
Tigard Chamber of Commerce
12345 SW Main St
This fun event is open to all new members who have never attended , as well as any current members. It is a great way to meet your fellow club members on a more personal level & hear each others stories.
A light buffet supper & beverages will be served. Put this on your calendar!
We are gearing up for the annual Scoops For Scholarships event at the Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts on June 25, 26 & 27.
Tell your friends! Bring your families! It IS a fabulous art show, with music and food. Don't forget to remind people to support our booth with a purchase of delicious ice cream!
All proceeds from this event go to our Dress For Success scholarship program. Last year we were able to raise almost $3,500.00 - JUST SCOOPING ICE CREAM! For more info, contact Kim Megorden
New Marketing Opportunties
We have two exciting new ways for you as a Portlandia member to increase your visibility to our members and to also support our organization. This is an introductory offer for 2010. Registration begins April 5, 2010.
Sponsor a lunch and have an extra benefit of promoting your business by making a special announcement, distributing flyers, name recognition on website and more.One sponsor per lunch beginning May 2010. Fee: $75
Become a business sponsor and your name is acknowledged at all Portlandia events, your logo on website, Facebook, etc. Available June through December. Fee: $300
For more details and to register, contact Christine Green, 503-281-6301
We are proud to welcome these 4 impressive women to Portlandia club:
Sandra Swayze, Blessing of the Spirit. Sandra ia a reconnective energy healer, helping individuals release emotional, physical & spiritual blocks. Blessingsofthespirit@swayze.us
Victoria Trabosh, Executive coach, international speaker & philanthropist. Victoria coaches execs & entrepreneurs in both business & life. firstname.lastname@example.org
Barbara Blackstone, consultant/instructor in issues related to conflict management & negotiation. Barbara also serves as a mediator in small claims court. email@example.com
JoAnn Gallo, is a wine consultant/ representative. With a strong interest in Italian culture, Jo Ann hopes to cultivate an appreciation of wine amoung her clients through her company "Off The Vine". firstname.lastname@example.org
Please introduce yourselves to them at the next event.