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Spotlight On Our Partner… Project Self-Sufficiency

Soroptimist International Huntington Beach enjoys a very long-standing relationship with Project Self-Sufficiency (PSS). Both organizations have complimentary missions: to improve the lives of women and their children through access to education. The following is taken directly from their website: “Project Self-Sufficiency is a community-based program in Orange County, California, assisting low income, single parents to …

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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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Honoring The Women We Serve – February 22, 2018

On February 22nd, we held our annual “Honoring The Women We Serve” Program Meeting….from my perspective, the best meeting of the year….because, it is at this meeting where we get to experience the impact we have made in the lives of the women we serve.  It is at this meeting where we gain a deeper …

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January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, also known as National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. We encourage you to join us throughout the month as we come together to raise awareness of human trafficking and combine our efforts to prevent it. National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is observed every year on January 11. About Human Trafficking The Trafficking …

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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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T’is Better To Give Than To Receive

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 one-time event that happens once a year but something that you do daily. So….at this …

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Getting To Know You…Spotlight on Stephanie Lewson

Not everyone becomes a Soroptimist at first blush….And so it was for Stephanie Lewson.  Stephanie found out about Soroptimist by googling volunteer organizations in Huntington Beach and was impressed by our website (YAY) and our mission of women helping other women and girls but…she did not join right away. In fact, Stephanie became an official …

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International Day of the Girl Child – October 11, 2017

“Empowerment of and investment in girls are key in breaking the cycle of discrimination and violence and in promoting and protecting the full and effective enjoyment of their human rights”                            -United Nations Resolution 66/170 Did you know that October 11th was the …

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A Woman of Beauty and Grace…Spotlight on Margie Bunten

We can thank Pat Davis, a longtime member, for Margie Bunten joining SIHB in September, 2002. Margie said she joined SIHB “because of the women who were involved and the hands-on community involvement” and giving back to the community seems to be what Margie Bunten does best! Margie & her husband of 49 years, Charlie, …

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