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What a Wonderful Way to Kick Off Our New Year

What a great way to start the new 2018-19 year!  Our first Program Meeting focused on  members: new, potentially new and very seasoned plus, we introduced our two new, “adopted” Dolly Wakeham moms for the year and their children. Parliamentarian, Cathy Standiford, filling in for President, Marcelle Capps, did an excellent job of creating enthusiasm …

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Gratitude Day is Every Day

What is gratitude? According to one source: Gratitude means thanks and appreciation. … Gratitude, which rhymes with “attitude,” comes from the Latin word gratus, which means “thankful, pleasing.” Officially, Gratitude Day this year is Friday, September, 21st. You might ask, “Where did the official gratitude day come from?” First celebrated in 1965, it was later officially adopted by the United …

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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 funds to help improve the lives of women and girls for our club. That first …

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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 aren’t doing enough….Sometimes we feel we should be doing more (and heaven only knows I …

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What We Accomplished in 2016-17

Our SI Huntington Beach year ended on June 22nd when we bid a fond farewell to our outgoing board and welcomed our incoming board. Before outgoing President Georgette handed the torch to incoming President Marcelle, she reminded us of what we had accomplished during our 2016-17 Soroptimist year. Here it is….. Made 18 beautiful new-sew …

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March is a Surprising Month!

Growing up in the Midwest, I never knew what March would bring….warm spring weather with flowers blooming or cold freezing winds and one last snowstorm but, here is southern California, we don’t have to worry about snowstorms!  That doesn’t mean that March is a month that slips by without any memories.  So….what are my memories …

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2 FUNdraisers in One Week

Tomorrow I am winging my way to Orlando , Florida to attend the Soroptimist International of the Americas Convention and represent the BEST CLUB EVER but, before I leave, I just wanted to tell you about the 2 FUNdraisers we had this week!  FYI…don’t worry if you missed out because, we will be repeating both …

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Love & Licks from River…Soroptimist Huntington Beach is So Grateful for Your Support!

Once again, we had the MOST amazing Walk To Make A Difference that bonded together Soroptimists from three clubs: Huntington Beach, Long Beach and Capo Bay plus friends and family members plus the most important fundraisers…the furry, four-footed ones…the dogs….who put paws to the pavement to raise money to support our programs that help improve …

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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 party Donated $600 to the HB Youth Shelter and earned a snowflake on the HB …

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