Tag Archives: soroptimist international

Reflecting On Our 2017-2018 Year

As we prepare for our new Soroptimist year beginning in September, it is easy to forget what we accomplished in our 2017-18 year. President Marcelle put together a list of our accomplishments that she read at our last Program Meeting … Continue reading

Posted in charitable organizations, gratitude, making a difference, soroptimist hb news, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Spotlight On Our Partner… Project Self-Sufficiency

Soroptimist International Huntington Beach enjoys a very long-standing relationship with Project Self-Sufficiency (PSS). Both organizations have complimentary missions: to improve the lives of women and their children through access to education. The following is taken directly from their website: “Project … Continue reading

Posted in charitable organizations, gratitude, making a difference, other nonprofit events, project self-sufficiency, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Introducing Spirit….the new Soroptimist Huntington Beach Spokes-Puppy

For the last 4 years, River, our Belgian Sheepdog, has been the SI Huntington Beach Spokes-Dog.  It all began in 2014, when River and I walked 3 miles round trip from our home to the Huntington Beach Pier to raise … Continue reading

Posted in charitable organizations, fundraisers, making a difference, soroptimist hb news, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Honoring The Women We Serve – February 22, 2018

On February 22nd, we held our annual “Honoring The Women We Serve” Program Meeting….from my perspective, the best meeting of the year….because, it is at this meeting where we get to experience the impact we have made in the lives … Continue reading

Posted in build futures, charitable organizations, gratitude, live your dream.org, making a difference, soroptimist hb news, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

We Are Proud Of Our Accomplishments That Help Improve The Lives of Women & Girls

At our last business meeting of 2017, President Marcelle read a list of what we have accomplished since our 2017-18 year officially began in September 2017 (but what really began at our planning retreat in August)! Sometimes we feel we … Continue reading

Posted in charitable organizations, fundraisers, gratitude, making a difference, soroptimist hb news, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Notable Events – January 2018

As we open a new chapter in our book of life, here are some facts you may or may not know. January 3, 1949 – Margaret Chase Smith (R-Maine) starts her tenure in the Senate, where she stays in office until … Continue reading

Posted in gratitude, making a difference, soroptimist hb news, Uncategorized, women in history | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

International Day of the Girl Child – October 11, 2017

“Empowerment of and investment in girls are key in breaking the cycle of discrimination and violence and in promoting and protecting the full and effective enjoyment of their human rights”                     … Continue reading

Posted in day of the girl, making a difference | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in charitable organizations, gratitude, making a difference, member spotlight, soroptimist hb news, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SIA ROADMAP FOR SUCCESS 2017-18 & HOW DOES SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL HUNTINGTON BEACH STACK UP?

SIA’s clubs are committed to providing an engaging & meaningful, mission-based experience but, we realize we are all busy women.  And serving disadvantaged women and girls – locally & throughout the world – can be a tall order! To make … Continue reading

Posted in charitable organizations, making a difference, soroptimist hb news | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Once A Soroptimist…Always A Soroptimist ….Spotlight on Ellie Nixon

Ellie Nixon’s friend, Linda Gallagher, first introduced Ellie to Soroptimist International Huntington Beach in 2003.  Ellie joined because she believed in our mission, to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment, but, … Continue reading

Posted in charitable organizations, gratitude, making a difference, member spotlight, soroptimist hb news | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment