On the evening of Tuesday, March 12, 2013 the women of Soroptimist International of Sacramento North hosted a dinner for the winners of our Community Service Awards. We call the evening "March On for Service" and we enjoy handing out the grants but also hearing from the agencies and what they will be doing with the grant they are receiving.Read more
Our next movie night will be held at the Guild Theater on Saturday, May 4, 2013. We had such a great time at our last movie and we've got some fun & different things planned for this one.
We will be showing My Big Fat Greek Wedding and part of the proceeds for this event will be going to Wellspring Womens Center as well as other community service projects in our local area.Read more
Wind Youth Services - Sacramento
Our speaker today was Lisa Campodonico, Development Director for Wind Youth Services. She shared with us some of the services that they offer the homeless youth in Sacramento. There were some pretty scary statistics given but she also let us know about their many successes.
The club members made up comfort kits to be given to young girls who end up in their program. They are filled with toiletries, a pair of gloves, panties and other items to make their stay with Wind a little easier.Read more
Thanks to all who came out to play Bunco Saturday, January 21. Everyone brought coffee mugs and feminine hygiene to donate to Wellspring Women's Center where we hold this event. Sister Judy was there to accept the donations and welcome us to the center.
The game started after some donated Starbucks coffee and pastries. If you haven't played bunco before it can be very lively. It's a simple dice game but there is plenty of excitement when the right die are rolled.Read more
Encourages students ages 4 to 18 to draw a fictional woman from literature who inspires them
PHILADELPHIA, Pa.—Soroptimist, an international volunteer organization for business and professional women whose mission is to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the world, invites schools to participate in its Live Your Dream Art Contest by encouraging students draw a fictional woman from literature who inspires them.Read more
PHILADELPHIA, Pa.–Sharon Fisher of Port Moody, British Columbia, is serving a one-year term as president of the board of directors for Soroptimist, an international volunteer organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world.Read more
International women's organization distributes more than $1.5 million in award money
PHILADELPHIA, Pa.—Soroptimist, an international volunteer organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, recently honored the 2010 finalists of its Women’s Opportunity, Violet Richardson and Ruby awards. In total, more than $1.5 million was disbursed through these programs at various levels of the organization.Read more