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Tag Archives: women
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
Marcelle Capps is like a breath of fresh air in the spring…always smiling….always willing to lend a helping hand…always positive…no matter what curves life throws her. Born in Malta (officially the Republic of Malta), a southern European island country comprising … Continue reading
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
Quote for the week: “If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.” ~J. M. Power Every month I like to highlight women in history and events in history directly … Continue reading
The Special Olympics World Games are Special to Soroptimist Huntington Beach – Spotlight on Nouha Hreish
Nouha Hreish, a retired gemologist and jewelry store owner, who will celebrate 30 years as a Soroptimist of Huntington Beach this December and whose youngest son, Joey, is intellectually challenged is big on volunteering. And so, when Nouha heard that … Continue reading
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. ~Nelson Mandala The Soroptimist Mission is to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. One of our core … Continue reading
Sophie Germain, mathematician, born on April 1, 1776 Marie-Sophie Germain: (1 April 1776 – 27 June 1831) was a French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher. Despite initial opposition from her parents and difficulties presented by society, she gained education from books in … Continue reading