Category Archives: member spotlight

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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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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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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The Voice of Reason…Spotlight on Carol Speaker

I don’t know if it is because we are both Sagittarians or what but, I do know, when I need someone to go to for advice or an objective opinion; I go to Carol Speaker. Carol Speaker joined Soroptimist over … Continue reading

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A Renaissance Woman In Every Sense of the Word….Spotlight on Georgette Sleeth

When the term “Renaissance man or woman” is used, it does not mean that the person really lived in the Renaissance. It can be used for anyone who is very clever at many different things, no matter when that person … Continue reading

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“Giving Back” Is In Her DNA….Spotlight on Terry Rose

Usually our VP of Service, Terry Rose, does a wonderful job of writing about all of the outstanding events and services going on with our chapter, and also spotlights the different members in our group.  But for this blog entry, … Continue reading

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Her Motto Must Be “Get Involved” Because That Is Exactly What She Does…Spotlight on Laura Syzdek

I remember talking with Laura at my warehouse before she joined Soroptimist of Huntington Beach.  She was picking up a donation for a Project Self-Sufficiency (PSS) fundraiser.  I talked to her about Soroptimist and although she expressed an interest in … Continue reading

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Tiny but Mighty and Mighty Funny Too…Spotlight on Linda Lyons

Did you know that Linda Lyons runs marathons…and is a Vice President of Wealth Management at UBS Financial Services in Brea….and enjoys having a glass of red wine…and is the mother to two grown children and has a “grand-dog”…and possesses … Continue reading

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A Ray of Sunshine Has Joined Our Club….Spotlight on Suzy Seymour

Suzy Seymour always has a smile on her face…..I think her name should be Suzy Sunshine! While Suzy has only been a member of SI Huntington Beach since September of this year, she is not new to Soroptimist.  Before joining … Continue reading

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