The Exchange Club of Portland….
....Is a place to create new and lasting friendships with men and women who care about their community and a feeling of personal satisfaction and accomplishment through service to others.
The array of Exchange-sponsored programs and projects has made an impact on enhancing the live of the people of Portland and surrounding communities.
The National Exchange Club was organized as a non-profit educational organization in 1917. The name “Exchange” was selected because the group wanted to exchange ideas and information with like-minded individuals about how to better serve their communities.
Exchange sponsored activities designed to benefit, award and develop our nation’s youth, promote crime prevention, serve senior citizens and recognize military and public safety service providers.
The club owns and maintains the Exchange Club of Portland Fairgrounds and donates it use to the Portland Fair Association annual Fair in October. The Exchange Club also sponsors various fund raisers such as:
Exchange Club Charity Golf Tournament
Touch A Truck
Food Concessions at the Portland Fair
These fund raiser every year allow the Exchange Club to help charities and awareness programs such as:
Middlesex Hospital Hospice
Portland Food Bank
New Horizons Domestic Violence Prevention Group
Rushford Rehabilitation Services
Gilead Community Services
Portland resident High School Scholarship
Exchange Club of Portland • P.O Box 866 • Portland, CT 06480