Terry Rose

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach Want You to Know That…

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Did you know that over half of Live Your Dream Awards recipients identify as survivors of abuse? Thanks to the compassionate support of people like you, Soroptimists and those who believe in our mission to improve the lives of women and girls, 97% of these women are now living …

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach Want You to Know That… Read More »

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach – The History of Labor Day

Why do you look forward to Labor Day?  Is it a free day…A day where you really aren’t supposed to labor….A day to relax and just enjoy the day?  But…what is Labor Day, when did we first recognize it and why? Labor Day: What it Means Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a …

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach – The History of Labor Day Read More »

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach Support the Boys & Girls Club of Huntington Valley

When the Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach heard about the Boys & Girls Clubs of Huntington Valley’s “Drive-Through Gift Giving Party in support of their 42nd Annual Benefit Auction, October 3, 2020, we jumped…or should I say drove…right in. It was a fun, creative event.  For only $25 and a donation of $50 (or …

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach Support the Boys & Girls Club of Huntington Valley Read More »

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach….Sometimes Something Small Can Have a Great Impact

  Sometimes something small can have a great impact. Our club was blessed with a member who has since passed away but left a small trust fund for us.  Her name was Dolly Wakeham and from what I have been told; she was a spitfire.  I don’t know much about her except that she worked …

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach….Sometimes Something Small Can Have a Great Impact Read More »

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach Celebrate a Year of Service

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach believe in improving the lives of women and girls and live it by focusing on service. The following was compiled by our VP of Service, Leslie Miller, with a little help from her team leaders, Cathy Standiford (DIBI), Mary Chiappetta (Human Trafficking) & Terry Rose (Live Your Dream). Dolly …

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach Celebrate a Year of Service Read More »

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach and the 4 Pillars

This past year, Soroptimists of Huntington Beach focused on Soroptimist International of the Americas’ 4 Pillars: Fundraising, Membership, Program and Public Awareness.  Despite Covid-19, here are our goals and accomplishments: ProgramsGoal:  Strongly encouraged to participate in SIA’s Dream Programs:  LYD, is an Education & Award for Women and Dream It, Be It, career support for …

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach and the 4 Pillars Read More »

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach Features Cathy Standiford, Activist Poet

Watching the NeighborsByCathy Standiford My neighbor carefully paints the edge of her car’s trunk with white outbecause the too-small-to-notice scratch interrupts her well-manicureddesire for perfection Another neighbor tosses water balloons across the spring lawn to her daughterbecause the beaches are closed and they yearn to feel the surprise ofwater splashing on skin My elderly neighbor …

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach Features Cathy Standiford, Activist Poet Read More »

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach – Celebrating All Mothers in Our Community of Women Around the World

I’d like to begin this blog by celebrating all mothers around the world… whether you are a mother to a child or children, a mother to your fur-baby or babies or like a mother to another woman, man or child and with a poem by Tiffany Prochera. BE INSPIREDMay you be inspired today…May you be …

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach – Celebrating All Mothers in Our Community of Women Around the World Read More »

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach – Working In The Digital Age

The Coronavirus pandemic has affected all of our lives in ways we never imagined…not even in our worst nightmares but, the Soroptimists of Huntington Beach has not let it deter us from moving forward and continuing our work to improve the lives of women and girls and improving our club and how it does business. …

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach – Working In The Digital Age Read More »