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Soroptimists Around The World Celebrate International Women’s Day 2017

The theme of 2017’s International Women’s Day is “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”. The following is taking from www.un.org. “International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and … 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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Important Dates to Remember – October 2016

As we head into the busiest season of the year, it is good to take a few minutes to think beyond Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa & Christmas so, here are some other dates that I feel are worth noting. October 3: Soroptimist Founder’s … Continue reading

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Embracing the Feisty, Fearless Old Lady Within by Elizabeth Gilbert

I am always on the lookout for ideas…inspirational stories about women and girls..and things that make me think.  This happened to cross my path this week, and I thought I would share it with all of you! “Many years ago … Continue reading

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Because We CARE

This year our club, SI Huntington Beach, chose to support the CARE program at Orange Coast College.  You might ask…what is the CARE Program and why would we support them? The Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) program CARE was established by … Continue reading

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Important Dates to Remember – August & September, 2016

Fall brings a myriad of important days as well as the change in leaf colors on trees. Here are some dates to think about: August 26: Women’s Equality Day Women’s Equality Day is a day proclaimed each year by the … 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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The History of Father’s Day

Did you know that Father’s Day was started by a woman? The idea of celebrating Father’s Day was created by Ms Sonora Dodd, a loving daughter from Spokane, Washington. Her father, Henry Jackson Smart, single-handedly raised Sonora and five of her siblings … Continue reading

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So Many Things To Tell You About….So Little Time

My husband, Hal, says, “I am a very busy lady,” and he is right.  I am the type of person who, the busier I am, the more I get done but, I feel like I have neglected my blogging a … Continue reading

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