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T’is Better To Give Than To Receive

This is the time of the year when we all think…”presents”!!!!  What should I buy for my husband…my children…my parents…my friends….and so on but, giving is not all about “just presents” and giving, in my opinion, should not be a … 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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March Is Women’s History Month

In 1987, after being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9 which designated the month of March 1987 as Women’s History Month.  Between 1988 and 1994, Congress passed additional resolutions requesting and authorizing the President to … 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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Women in History – October

Every month I like to honor women in history who have made a difference.  These are some of the highlights for the month of October.  September 12, 1910 – Alice Stebbins Wells, a former social worker, becomes the first woman police … Continue reading

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A Woman With A Heart Full Of Soul – Spotlight on Phyllis Nichols

To know Phyllis Nichols is to love Phyllis Nichols…a woman who embodies the spirit of “giving back”….a woman who writes poetry…a woman who loves to make beaded wall hangings and who spends weeks decorating for Christmas…a woman who loves spending time … Continue reading

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A Woman of Service – Spotlight on Cathy Standiford

In July of this year, SI Huntington Beach welcomed Cathy Standiford into our club but….Cathy is not new to Soroptimist. Cathy joined Soroptimist (Garden Grove) over 26 years ago because she “wanted to give back to the community that was … Continue reading

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This Year Soroptimist of Huntington Beach Will Be “United In Service”

Soroptimist Huntington Beach kicked off its 2015-2016 year at the home of Don MacAllister yesterday with our annual Planning Retreat. President Georgette Sleeeth announced our theme for the year, “United in Service”…a great theme for a service organization, don’t you … Continue reading

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Soroptimist Girls of Huntington Beach Just “Wanna Have Fun”!

You never know what adventure may come your way when you are a Soroptimist. At one of our Bunco fundraisers, our treasurer, Linda Lyons, won a pole dancing class for 10 at Sheila Kelley S Factor in Costa Mesa.  Little … Continue reading

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