Category Archives: gratitude

March is a Surprising Month!

Growing up in the Midwest, I never knew what March would bring….warm spring weather with flowers blooming or cold freezing winds and one last snowstorm but, here is southern California, we don’t have to worry about snowstorms!  That doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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It All Began With A Meetup…Focus on Leslie Miller

In order to promote Soroptimist in Huntington Beach and hopefully attract more women to either join us or support us, I decided to create a Meetup for our club.  I had no idea or expectations of what would happen but, … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Giving

The Spirit of Giving shouldn’t be limited to one season but should be something we all do on a daily basis.  Christmas has past….Hanukkah continues for another day, and the new year begins tomorrow. Will you make a New Year’s … Continue reading

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Welcome Home….Spotlight on Michele Robb

When Michele Robb decided to come home to Orange County, SI Huntington Beach got lucky.  Michele not only jumped in with all her heart, she immediately became an active participant. Why is Michele a Soroptimist?  In her own words, “so … Continue reading

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In November, We Give More Than Thanks…We Remember!

As we head into the busiest season of the year…Thanksgiving…Hanukkah…Christmas…Kwanzaa…New Year’s Eve, let’s take a minute to acknowledge and appreciate all we have…our families…our friends…our health and our freedom.  We live in a country that, despite its flaws, is a … Continue reading

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We Are A Global Community of Women Who Make A Difference

  This morning I received an email from the Daily Om with an article called “Creating Community…Links That Last” by Madisyn Taylor, and it got me to thinking about Soroptimist. In the article, Madisyn says, “Creating community is an important part … Continue reading

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Celebrating Our Story – Notes from the 44th Biennial Soroptimist International of the Americas Convention in Orlando, Florida

Hola…Oi…Ni hao ma…Kon nichiwa…Ahn-yang Haseo…Hello! I arrived in Orlando a day early so Diana & I could take in the Epcot Center….what a wonderful adventure that turned out to be.  Here we are at the beginning of our journey! Despite … Continue reading

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Celebrating Our Love For Phyllis

Phyllis Nichols is beginning a new chapter in her life….in another state….Florida…far far away from all of her friends in California. For months, I have been telling Phyllis that I wanted to go to dinner with her before she left … Continue reading

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2 FUNdraisers in One Week

Tomorrow I am winging my way to Orlando , Florida to attend the Soroptimist International of the Americas Convention and represent the BEST CLUB EVER but, before I leave, I just wanted to tell you about the 2 FUNdraisers we … Continue reading

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Love & Licks from River…Soroptimist Huntington Beach is So Grateful for Your Support!

Once again, we had the MOST amazing Walk To Make A Difference that bonded together Soroptimists from three clubs: Huntington Beach, Long Beach and Capo Bay plus friends and family members plus the most important fundraisers…the furry, four-footed ones…the dogs….who … Continue reading

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