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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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A Native Californian Who Loves Cooking and Horses….Spotlight on Vera Austin

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

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With Love & Licks From River

I can’t believe our 4th Annual Walk To Make A Difference, aka “The River Walk” was over a month ago, and I am just getting my thank you’s out to all of our sponsors, donors and two and four-footed walkers … Continue reading

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What We Accomplished in 2016-17

Our SI Huntington Beach year ended on June 22nd when we bid a fond farewell to our outgoing board and welcomed our incoming board. Before outgoing President Georgette handed the torch to incoming President Marcelle, she reminded us of what … 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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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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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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SI Huntington Beach – United In Service

“United In Service” 2015-2016 Club Year Accomplishments Compiled by SI HB President, Georgette Sleeth Adopted TWO Dolly Wakeham families for the club year Paid for a venue so that a 5 year old boy could have his first ever birthday … Continue reading

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We Celebrate Graduation Day!!

What is graduation?  According to Webster’s Learner’s Dictionary, here is what graduation means: – the act of receiving a diploma or degree from a school, college, or university : the act of graduating –  a ceremony at which degrees or … Continue reading

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Our Cup Runneth Over….With Pride

I know I speak for our entire club when I say that I feel like such a proud “Soropti-Mom”. Where to begin… One of our 2015-2016 Live Your Dream honorees, Megan, was homeless (“couch surfing” as she called it) when … Continue reading

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