Author Archives: Terry Rose

UN International Day of Peace – September 21, 2017

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Peace is celebrated on September 21 each year to recognize the efforts of those who have worked hard to end conflict and promote peace. The International Day of Peace is also a day … Continue reading

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A Woman of Action…Spotlight on Sylvia Harsin

Her smile is a warm, winning smile and that is exactly the feeling you get when you first meet Sylvia Harsin! Here is how Sylvia, a realtor with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, describes herself: “I have been a professional Realtor … Continue reading

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A Woman of Beauty and Grace…Spotlight on Margie Bunten

We can thank Pat Davis, a longtime member, for Margie Bunten joining SIHB in September, 2002. Margie said she joined SIHB “because of the women who were involved and the hands-on community involvement” and giving back to the community seems … Continue reading

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A Native Californian Who Loves Cooking and Horses….Spotlight on Vera Austin

It took Vera Austin 27 years from when she first heard about Soroptimist until she joined in June, 2017. When asked what made her decide to become a Soroptimist, Vera said, “It is time to give back”, and that she … Continue reading

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SIA ROADMAP FOR SUCCESS 2017-18 & HOW DOES SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL HUNTINGTON BEACH STACK UP?

SIA’s clubs are committed to providing an engaging & meaningful, mission-based experience but, we realize we are all busy women.  And serving disadvantaged women and girls – locally & throughout the world – can be a tall order! To make … Continue reading

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The Power of the Internet….Spotlight on Carrie Tinker

Soroptimist Huntington Beach got lucky when Carrie Tinker decided to do a search on the internet for women’s organizations, and we hit the jackpot when she decided to join in June, 2017! Carrie, who not only makes a “mean” sangria … Continue reading

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Once A Soroptimist…Always A Soroptimist ….Spotlight on Ellie Nixon

Ellie Nixon’s friend, Linda Gallagher, first introduced Ellie to Soroptimist International Huntington Beach in 2003.  Ellie joined because she believed in our mission, to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment, but, … Continue reading

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Historical Events & Women – August

I think it is important that we, as women, continue to remind ourselves of how far we have come and how much farther we can go so, here are some important dates to remember: August 6, 1965 – The Voting Rights … Continue reading

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With Love & Licks From River

I can’t believe our 4th Annual Walk To Make A Difference, aka “The River Walk” was over a month ago, and I am just getting my thank you’s out to all of our sponsors, donors and two and four-footed walkers … Continue reading

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What We Accomplished in 2016-17

Our SI Huntington Beach year ended on June 22nd when we bid a fond farewell to our outgoing board and welcomed our incoming board. Before outgoing President Georgette handed the torch to incoming President Marcelle, she reminded us of what … Continue reading

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