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2018-2019 SI Huntington Beach Rocks Soroptimist International of the Americas’ 4 Pillars

Soroptimist International of Huntington Beach truly supports our global mission of improving the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social & economic empowerment. We know empowered women & girls can and will change the world for good! Here is what we accomplished this year: PROGRAMS Goal:  Strongly encouraged to participate in SIA’s …

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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month.  Join with Soroptimists all around the globe in putting an end to human trafficking…especially women! This January learn how to recognize the signs of human trafficking and where to report it. We, at Soroptimist International of Huntington Beach, invite you to join us at our January …

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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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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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We Celebrate Graduation Day!!

What is graduation?  According to Webster’s Learner’s Dictionary, here is what graduation means: – the act of receiving a diploma or degree from a school, college, or university : the act of graduating –  a ceremony at which degrees or diplomas are given out We are proud Soropti-moms as this year we celebrate three graduations …

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March Is Women’s History Month

In 1987, after being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9 which designated the month of March 1987 as Women’s History Month.  Between 1988 and 1994, Congress passed additional resolutions requesting and authorizing the President to proclaim March of each year as Women’s History Month. Since 1995, U.S. presidents have issued annual …

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A Renaissance Woman In Every Sense of the Word….Spotlight on Georgette Sleeth

When the term “Renaissance man or woman” is used, it does not mean that the person really lived in the Renaissance. It can be used for anyone who is very clever at many different things, no matter when that person lived. Mae Jemison, the first female, African-American astronaut, is considered a Renaissance woman because she …

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A Woman With A Heart Full Of Soul – Spotlight on Phyllis Nichols

To know Phyllis Nichols is to love Phyllis Nichols…a woman who embodies the spirit of “giving back”….a woman who writes poetry…a woman who loves to make beaded wall hangings and who spends weeks decorating for Christmas…a woman who loves spending time with her “little furry love puppies”…a woman who is married to Tim Nichols (26 years …

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A Woman of Service – Spotlight on Cathy Standiford

In July of this year, SI Huntington Beach welcomed Cathy Standiford into our club but….Cathy is not new to Soroptimist. Cathy joined Soroptimist (Garden Grove) over 26 years ago because she “wanted to give back to the community that was paying her salary and Soroptimist seemed to be a group of really interesting people doing …

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