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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! … Continue reading
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. … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
“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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Every month I like to honor women in history who have made a difference. These are some of the highlights for the month of October. September 12, 1910 – Alice Stebbins Wells, a former social worker, becomes the first woman police … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading