2017 October News from President Marlene

I hope everyone is enjoying the cooler weather while we have it. Now that Fall has begun, High Schools, Colleges and Universities are all back in session. So, this is the time of year that we continue to work on our mission of helping to improve the lives of women and...

2017 September News from President Marlene

I held my first business meeting as President on August 3rd and we certainly have hit the ground running for the new club year 2017-2018. We already have had a few successful committee meetings: Laws and Resolutions, Fundraising, and our 60th Annual Pre Thanksgiving...

2017 July News From President Marlene

“We are Sisters Serving the Community” The theme I chose for the 2017-18  SILM year,  is from the song “We Are Family”  by Sister Sledge.  I chose this theme because I think it exemplifies the goals and visions of Soroptimists.  Every time I hear the song on the...

2017 June News from President Felis

In the fall of 1974, I was a brand new freshman at SDSU, having only just graduated from high school that spring. I remember looking around my first chemistry class of about 75 students and counting only two women, another student and me. This was typical at the time....

2017 May News from President Felis

In this month of May our club is still very active. Ten club members will be attending the Soroptimist Desert Coast Region Spring Conference is coming up soon, May 19-21, including our own Lisa Moore, Region Secretary, and Max Levaren, District III Secretary. We will...

2017 March/April News from President Felis

Spring is here! The days are getting warmer, and everything is blooming and green, bringing the promise of new beginnings. Every year nature reminds us with this gift that we can wipe the slate clean to begin life anew and flourish! In April our club members will step...

2017 February News from President Felis

The Soroptimists have excellent Signature Programs that focus on ourmission: the Live Your Dream Award for female heads of household and Dream It Be It programs for girls. Live Your Dream (LYD) monetaryawards go to women who have primary financial responsibility for...

2017 January News from President Felis

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Last week, I attended the 5th AnnualSTAT! Salutes our Mission Heroes, an event given by Soroptimists from several clubswho partner with community groups to increase public awareness and improve the lives of victims and...

2016 December News from President Felis

2016 is coming to a close, and 2017 is beginning. As we reflect on our accomplishments they are many. We hosted our third Women’s Opportunity Conference and awarded mini-grants to support 13 deserving women who are already on the track to significantly improve their...

2016 November News from President Felis

The holidays are a time to be thankful. During this time of year, we set aside our differences and come together to celebrate the love and gratitude in our hearts with one another.  At our 59th annual Thanks-For-Giving Community Breakfast, we came together not only to...

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