Rotary Club of Portland: Service Above Self

Starlight Parade Float Building!

Starlight Parade Float Building!

  • Saturday
    May 20, 2017
    9:30 AM
  • Grand and Benedict's Warehouse
    2300 SE Beta Street
    Milwaukie, OR 97222

May 28th, & June 3rd

Help create our Parade Float! All levels are welcome to help make this sketch a reality. We will be meeting every weekend up to the Parade on June 3rd to cut, paint and put together the float.

Then enjoy the parade on the evening of June 3rd.

Contact Aron Geelan to volunteer:
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Grand and Benedict's Warehouse
2300 SE Beta Street
Milwaukie, OR 97222
Oregon Food Bank Volunteering

Oregon Food Bank Volunteering

  • Thursday
    June 01, 2017
    6:00-8:30 PM
  • Oregon Food Bank
    7900 NE 33rd Drive
    Portland, Oregon 97211
Stock the Cupboard is a great volunteer opportunity for you to join friends, family, and fellow rotarians to repack and label bulk dry food in a lively, active environment!

You'll be repacking foods like rice, pasta, apples or potatoes into family-sized packages, either working at tables or around bins.

This event is a hands on event that encourages ages 6 years and older to come help out!
Rotary Roller Derby Night

Rotary Roller Derby Night

  • Saturday
    June 03, 2017
    5:30 PM
  • The Hangar at Oaks Amusement Park
    7805 SE Oaks Park Wy.
    Portland, OR 97202

Join a group of Portland Rotarians for an evening of Roller Derby! 

Saturday, June 3rd, we've been invited to enjoy a championship game. This is a great event for the family. Limited to 40 people. Ticket price is $20/person.


Please show up 15 minutes early to learn about the game.

*Doors open at 5pm, Event starts at 6pm.*

2017 Oregon Ethics in Business Awards

2017 Oregon Ethics in Business Awards

  • Wednesday
    June 21, 2017
  • Portland Art Museum
    1219 SW Park
    Portland, OR

Oregon Ethics in Business Awards Event

Oregon Ethics in Business honors those organizations and individuals who have demonstrated ethical business practice in its broadest interpretation: in the workplace, the marketplace, the environment, and the community. The recipients of these awards will have, by act and example, gone beyond the expected to achieve excellence in ethical business practices.

Bull Run Watershed

Bull Run Watershed

  • Saturday
    July 08, 2017
    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Hollywood Fred Meyer
    3030 NE Weidler
    Portland, Oregon 97232

Join the Preserve Planet Earth committee for a tour of the Bull Run Watershed! This is a very popular tour in the Portland area--our club has a group of 26 tickets reserved until June 12th, at which point they will be opened up to the public. So get your tickets today! The cost of the tour is $22/person, you are expected to bring your own lunch and drink (no alcohol)

Here's the tour information:

8:30 AM   Leave from pickup spot (Jollywood Fred Meyer)

Stop at the Columbia South Shore Well Field, Portland’s groundwater source

Arrive in Bull Run. One-mile (round-trip) hike to the Bull Run River

Lunch at Bull Run Lake

Tour of 1929 dam and drive-by tour of 1962 dam

Stop at the Bull Run River downstream of the drinking water intake

4:30 PM   Drop off at pickup spot

Here are some policies to be aware of:

  • Our bus holds 26 passengers. We only schedule group tours for groups of about this size. If your group is smaller, please sign up through our General Public tours (details in #3 below).
  • The tour costs $21.69 per person ($20 fee plus $1.69 service fee).
  • The tour area is remote. Water Bureau staff carry emergency radios and are trained in first aid; however, cell phones do not work and emergency care can be more than an hour away.
  • Restrooms can be up to 23 hours apart. Please contact us if limited restroom availability presents a challenge for you.
  • Smoking/vaping/ecigarettes are not allowed.



We have a long list of people who would like to participate in these tours, but filling seats last minute can be very difficult. If you need to cancel your registration, please contact Brown Paper Tickets as soon as possible. Brown Paper Tickets can refund your reservation if you request the refund at least 3 days before the tour. They are not able to provide a refund less than 3 days before the tour. If you need to cancel, we appreciate as much notice as possible. And even if you are unable to receive a refund, we would appreciate a call or email (503-823-5351, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it "> This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) to let us know, since your cancellation might allow someone else to attend the tour.