Surf City Soroptimists Sip and Savor Virtually to Improve the Lives of Women & Girls

Surf City Soroptimists, their families and their friends, saw, swirled, sniffed, sipped and savored three wines from wineshopathome hosted by independent wine consultant, Patty McShane last night to raise funds and awareness to our mission of improving the lives of women and girls. In accordance with CDC guidelines, we practiced social distancing by holding this …

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Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach Bring Awareness to Modern Day Slavery

On January 28, 2021, Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach hosted an evening with Deidre Pujols to bring awareness to Modern Day Slavery. Deidre Pujols, philanthropist and founder of Open Gate International, an Orange County-based global non-profit organization that equips people from vulnerable life situations with culinary arts and life skills to continue their journey …

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Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach Wish You and Yours a Happy, Safe Holiday Season!

While we all know these are very unique and different times and the holiday season may not seem as cheerful and bright as it normally does, we continue to count our blessings and wish you and your loved ones a happy and safe holiday season.  In the words from Edgar Cayce,“Keep an attitude of helpfulness, …

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Happy Thanksgiving from Surf City Soroptimist of Huntington Beach

As we all know, 2020 has been a most unusual year, complicated by a worldwide pandemic.  This year Thanksgiving, which is traditionally a time to celebrate with family and friends, will also be different as most of us will not get to be with our families and friends. But, Thanksgiving is more than just eating …

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Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach Presents…A Spotlight on Janice Van Mullem

Janice Van Mullem, a homegrown Huntington Beach girl,  joined Soroptimist International of Huntington Beach in October, 2020.  Why? Because a friend of hers, a Soroptimist in northern California, told her about the organization and our mission…..Because she believes in women’s empowerment…And because she wants to improve the lives of women and girls. Janice holds the …

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Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach Presents…A Spotlight on Mickey Wade

Sometimes it’s not who you know but how long you have known them.  Many years ago, Ellie Nixon and Linda Gallagher told Mickey all about Soroptimist International of Huntington Beach and our mission but, it wasn’t until this September (2020) that she actually joined us…and we are so excited that she did! What pushed Mickey …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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