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Happy 10th Anniversary to LoveOne!
Thanks to our rotary volunteers who came out to help support LoveOne Milwaukie's January Milwaukie South event.  This marks the 10 year Anniversary of LoveOne Milwaukie!  This tremendous organization consistently serves so many in need here in our community by providing a warm meal, personal hygiene & other supplies, medical resources, laundry services and so much more. If you'd like to learn more about how LoveOne makes an impact or how you/your organization can get involved, please visit
Welcome to the Club Colleen Rockwell!
The Rotary Club of Milwaukie, Oregon is pleased to introduce our newest member, Colleen Rockwell as a member of our club!  Colleen was introduced by Club Membership Chair Bruce Weaver and will be mentored by fellow member, Betty Dominguez.  She is a long-time Milwaukie resident, with deep ties to our community and has already participated in numerous local community service projects & other club events.  Colleen is a terrific addition to our club and we're excited to have her a member.
Feed The Hungry January 2022
The Rotary Club of Milwaukie was excited to help support the "Feed The Hungry" Volunteer Event today; cooking for and serving over 100 people in need of a warm meal here in our community. "Feed the Hungry" provides a warm meal to those in need every Sunday. If you'd like to learn more about you can help support this terrific local organization, please contact them at
Hillside Community Holiday Party
The Rotary Club of Milwaukie was so excited to partner with the Providence Milwaukie Foundation again and share some holiday cheer with the residents of the Hillside Manor Community. The Hillside Manor Community is comprised of 200 units of public housing that include families, senior citizens, and people with disabilities. The Hillside Community is located on 16 acres on SE 32nd Avenue in Milwaukie (across from Providence Milwaukie Hospital), which is owned and operated by the Housing Authority of Clackamas County. Tonight, residents were treated to gift cards, toys & gifts, Christmas carolers and a door-to-door visit from Santa Claus!
Paul Harris Fellow Awards
Congratulations to Milwaukie Rotarian's Joel Bergman & David Mealey. David was awarded his Paul Harris Fellow +5 & Joel earned his Paul Harris Fellow +1 at our regular lunch meeting today. The Paul Harris Fellow recognition acknowledges individuals who contribute $1,000 to The Rotary Foundation. If you'd like to learn more about how The Rotary Foundation makes an impact in our Global Community, please visit
Annual Holiday "Bowling" Party!
Thanks to all the club members & guests who came out to our Annual Holiday "Bowling Party"; especially our Social Committee Chair Susan Di Piazza & Club President Paul M. Geske for all of their efforts to make sure today's event was so enjoyable. Also, a special thanks to fellow Milwaukie Rotarian, Champ Husted & all of the terrific staff at Milwaukie Bowl for hosting our club again this year! Lot's of fun and laughs were had by all.
Welcome to the Club Andrew Nordby!
We are excited to welcome our newest club member, Andrew Bling Nordby to our club!  District 5100 Governor Jim Boyle was on hand at our meeting where we officially inducted Andrew into the Rotary Club of Milwaukie.  Andrew is a Milwaukie native and is involved in numerous professional & volunteer pursuits here in our area. He's a great addition to our club and we're looking forward to his on-going involvement in making an impact here in Milwaukie!
"Friends of Trees"/Arbor Day Milwaukie Neighbor Tree Planting
Thanks to everyone who braved the rain, hail and wind during the "Friends of Trees"/Milwaukie Neighborhood Arbor Day Tree Planting Event! Our Milwaukie Rotary group planted 11 new trees in 4 different locations with in the city of Milwaukie today.
If you'd like to learn more about how the Rotary Club of Milwaukie is making an impact in our Local & Global communities, come by a meeting; every Tuesday, 12:00 noon at Milwaukie Floral & Garden (3306 SE Lake Rd.).
LoveOne Milwaukie October!
Thanks to our club members & guests who joined us in supporting LoveOne Milwaukie for their October event and a special thanks to LoveOne Milwaukie for all of the tremendous work they do here in our community. LoveOne Milwaukie routinely provides a variety of services; including up to 3 loads of laundry, warm food/snacks, toiletries & essential items, general heath & wellness services, and a ongoing variety of other items. This volunteer-driven organization has become a critical resource for so many of our neighbors in need.
If you or your organization would like to learn more about how you can get involved and/or support LoveOne Milwaukie, please visit
"Feed the Hungry"
The Rotary Club of Milwaukie helped cook & serve for some of those most in need at today's "Feed The Hungry" Volunteer Event. This terrific program provides a warm meal every Sunday; partnering with the Oregon Food Bank & volunteer organizations. "Feed the Hungry, Inc." operates here in Milwaukie at St. John's Episcopal Church, providing a warm meal to anyone who needs it.  You can learn more about this great organization by visiting their social media page at:
LoveOne Milwaukie!
It was great to support LoveOne Milwaukie and help provide laundry services, food, toiletries and other critical services to those in need right here in our community.  LoveOne Milwaukie is a non-profit community-based organization committed to serving our Clackamas County, Oregon neighbors in need on a regular basis providing clean laundry, showers, meals, personal care resources, and community connections.  If you or your organization would like to learn more about how you can get involved with LoveOne, please visit them at
Welcome to the Club Eric Smith!
The Rotary Club of Milwaukie is excited to welcome our newest club member, Eric Smith.  Eric is an attorney with Barbur Law here in Milwaukie and is looking forward to continuing to serve his community through Rotary.  Welcome to the club Eric!
Milwaukie Rotary "Happy Hour"
Lot's of fun at our "Terrarium Building Happy Hour" and a special thanks to Cory, Milwaukie Floral, and our Social Committee Chair, Susan!  Look for more upcoming social events soon.
Thank You 2020 - 2021 Club President Bruce Weaver!
The Rotary Club of Milwaukie welcomed our incoming 2021 - 2022 Club President Paul M. Geske at today's final meeting of the Rotary-year. We'd also like to thank out-going Club President Bruce Weaver for his outstanding service to the club during this incredibly unusual year.
Bruce has been a terrific leader for our club as we've navigated the challenges brought on by the Covid pandemic that have required a venue-change, resolving virtual & hybrid meeting formats, managing & retaining club membership, and host of other unforeseen issues. Despite these challenges, our club has still managed to continue with our robust Local Community Service projects & funding of more than $20,000 to local groups/organizations that make a real impact in our community; continued financial to support World Community Service projects; and continue our scholarship programing for our Milwaukie High School students.
Thanks for your leadership during this past year Bruce!
The Rotary Club of Milwaukie Foundation is pleased to present this year's $5,000 Howard Anderson/Tim DeShields Scholarship to Milwaukie High School's Jenna Stein. Jenna has excelled academically, in extracurricular activities and through a variety of community service pursuits while a student at Milwaukie High School. She plans on attending the University of Colorado-Boulder to study engineering. Congratulations Jenna!

Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Immediate Past President
Membership Chair
Rotary Foundation
Local Community Service Chair
World Community Service Chair
Vocational Service
Club Foundation President
Social Committee Chair
Youth Services
Public Relations
Club Service
PeaceBuilding Chair
Webmaster/Social Media
Weekly Newsletter/Bulletin
Club Sheriff
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Ronda Butler
    January 9
  • Natalie Whisler
    January 23
  • Michael Noren
    January 24
Join Date:
  • Carmen Gelman
    January 1, 2019
    3 years
  • Robert Smith
    January 1, 1975
    47 years
  • Michael Noren
    January 8, 2019
    3 years
  • Michelle Muresan
    January 8, 2019
    3 years
  • Steven Tam
    January 8, 2019
    3 years
  • Tara Cunningham
    January 8, 2019
    3 years
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We meet In Person & Online
Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Milwaukie Floral & Garden
3306 SE Lake Rd.
Milwaukie, OR 97222
United States of America
We are continuing to offer hybrid meeting options for those that would prefer to attend our regular lunch meetings remotely. Members should have access to link once logged into the website. Guests should contact our Club President for meeting link.
Upcoming Events
Upcoming Speakers
Club Assembly
Jan 25, 2022
Join us to learn about the club committees & operations that make our club great!
Larry Strober & Past DG Mike Caruso
Feb 01, 2022
The History of Peace in Rotary
Terry Beard
Feb 08, 2022
The Greatest Rotary Toastmaster Club in the Universe
Neil Schulman, Executive Director
Feb 15, 2022
North Clackamas Watershed Update
Past Speakers
Representative Karin Power
Jan 18, 2022
Legislative Redistricting Process and Outcomes
Amy Black, Youth Program Manager
Jan 11, 2022
The Future of Workforce

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