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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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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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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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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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