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2015-16 Monthly Program Events


RAPS Board meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at 12:15pm in the Benson House conference room. The meetings are open to the membership except for June as it is a joint retreat for the old and new boards hosted by the outgoing president. No board meetings are usually held in July and August.

August 20, 2015

RAPS Summer Picnic at Overlook Park @ 4pm


September 17, 2015 (Noon to 2pm in 296/298 Smith Memorial Center)

Cornel Pewewardy will speak on "Pacific Northwest Native American Activism". Light lunch at noon, program at 1pm.


October 15, 2015 (11:30am to 1:30pm in Room 333 Smith Memorial Center)

Provost Sona Andrews will give a program on PSU initiatives. MC is Priscilla Blumel. The PSU Provost Office is our official connection to PSU. Please try to attend. Light lunch at 11:30 followed by Provost Andrews' presentation.


November 19, 2015 (Noon to 2pm in room 333 Smith Memorial Center)

Dr. Claire Wheeler will present a program on "Holistic Wellness". MC is Terril Doherty. Light lunch at noon followed by the program.


December 13, 2015 (11:30AM to 2PM)

Annual holiday party and buffet luncheon at the MAC Club. Hosted by Multnomah Athletic Club member Claudine Fisher. Reservations with food options are required. More information  and luncheon costs to follow.


January 21, 2016

Room and program TBA


February 17, 2016
Room and program TBA.


March 17, 2016 (Noon to 2pm in room 333 Smith Memorial Center)

Annual potluck lunch at noon followed by program. Program: Susan Sokol Blosser from Sokol Blosser Winery presents "Winemaking across Generations". MC by Claudine Fisher.

Please come and bring your favorite salad or dessert.


 April 28, 2016 (Noon to 2PM)

This is our annual President's luncheon. President Wiewel will give a presentation and the annual RAPS awards will be given. It will be held in the Columbia Falls Ballroom at University Place. Formal invitations will be sent out to all retirees living in the greater Portland area.


 May 19, 2016 (Noon to 2:30pm in 333 Smith Memorial Center)

Program TBA. Light lunch at noon followed by the presentation and our annual spring ice cream social.


No general meeting. The old and new Board will meet jointly, and annual reports will be submitted by the old Board officers and committee chairs.



No general meeting.


August XX, 2016

Annual picnic. Date & location TBA.

View the two page brochure link below for driving directions and what to bring.

View the brochure HERE (Link not active at this time)




Monthly Groups

RAPS has a number of groups that meet monthly for socializing and activity. This includes:

For more information on these clubs please contact the office manager, Carissa, 503-725-3447 or