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Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach Work to Empower Women and Girls

As Soroptimists of Huntington Beach we continue to work to empower women and girls. Throughout March, Women’s History Month, we celebrated the achievements of women throughout history and acknowledged special days and events like, International Women’s Day, March 8… and the 65th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, March 15-26 held virtually …

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Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach Celebrate International Women’s Day

Surf City Soroptimists of Huntington Beach recognize International Women’s Day, March 8, 2021. International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. International Women’s Day (IWD) has occurred for well over a century, with the …

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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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