Clubs & Organizations

Portland Non-Profit & Civic Organizations

Friends of the Portland Library

The Friends of the Portland Library proudly support and promote the Portland Library by informing town residents of resources and services the Library provides; by securing materials and sponsoring special projects for the Library; and, by encouraging donations to enhance cultural and educational opportunities afforded to the residents of Portland through the Library.

860-342-6770

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church is a worshiping, learning, witnessing, and serving community of baptized persons, among whom the Word is proclaimed and the Sacraments are celebrated. All are welcome!

860-342-2860

Trinity Church

We are an inclusive community that is called to participate in God's mission to proclaim the Good News, teach and nurture, respond to human need, pursue peace and safeguard our earth.

860-342-0458

Knights of Columbus

Firmly founded upon the principles of charity, unity, fraternity, and patriotism, the Saint Mary Knights of Columbus Council #7 is dedicated to accomplish a wide range of activities for the good of the parish, community, council, family and youth. The Knights of Columbus share their time and talents working together to benefit their church and local community.

(860) 308-0603

Portland Historical Society

The Portland Historical Society was organized in 1973. Since that time the society has completed and participated in many projects involving the preservation and appreciation of the town's history.

Portland Fair Committee

The Portland Fair Committee is working hard to ensure the Fair will return in 2022.

860-685-1393

Exchange Club

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.

Hemlock Grange

The mission of the Connecticut State Grange, a fraternal organization with roots
in rural and agricultural history and the Grange ritual, is to serve as a unifying and supportive organization of community and district Granges in programs of community service, family activities, legislation, and other activities relevant to local communities.

(860) 909-1101

First Congregational Church

We, The First Congregational Church of Portland, Connecticut, are an Open and Affirming church. With God’s grace, we continue to be a congregation that includes persons of every race, ethnicity, age, family configuration, marital status, mental and physical ability, economic status, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation. All are welcome to share in the life, sacraments, missions, responsibilities and blessings of participation in our community of faith

860-342-3244

St. Mary Catholic Church

As a community of faith, we reach out to each other in a spirit of love, welcoming all to join in the fullness of community life, reorganizing in a spirit of love the many talents and gifts which our parish possesses.

860 342-2328

Meshomasic Hiking Club

THE MISSION OF THE MESHOMASIC HIKING CLUB IS TO SEEK ENJOYMENT OF THE STATE'S FOREST ENVIRONMENT THROUGH THE PURSUIT OF ADVENTURE AND EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES WHILE SIMULTANEOUSLY ENCOURAGING ITS PROTECTION AND PRESERVATION VIA ACTIVE AND RESPONSIBLE STEWARDSHIP

Brownstone Quorum

The Brownstone Quorum, Inc. is an outgrowth of an informal group of Portland residents who gathered in late 1999 following the Town's acquisition of the brownstone quarries and riverfront property. The group's goal was to provide assistance and support to the town government as they determined the ultimate use of these properties.

860-342-6757

Lions Club

Lions meet the needs of local communities and the world every day because they share a core belief - to serve their community.

Town Tech

A partnership between the Town Hall and Portland High School.

860-342-6769

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in the following links are those of the displayed organizations’ and do not necessarily reflect or represent those of the Town of Portland, a Municipal Government in the State of Connecticut. 

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