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Author Archives: Terry Rose
This is the time of the year when we all think…”presents”!!!! What should I buy for my husband…my children…my parents…my friends….and so on but, giving is not all about “just presents” and giving, in my opinion, should not be a … Continue reading
“Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling.” It’s the beginning of November….Halloween is over….and although some stores show signs of Thanksgiving, most are already promoting the Christmas season. Do we … Continue reading
Not everyone becomes a Soroptimist at first blush….And so it was for Stephanie Lewson. Stephanie found out about Soroptimist by googling volunteer organizations in Huntington Beach and was impressed by our website (YAY) and our mission of women helping other … Continue reading
“Empowerment of and investment in girls are key in breaking the cycle of discrimination and violence and in promoting and protecting the full and effective enjoyment of their human rights” … Continue reading
In many states in October, the leaves begin to turn beautiful colors of red, orange and yellow before turning brown and falling to the ground. And…at the end of the month, we celebrate Halloween when we carve pumpkins and call … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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