Region News

Zero Tolerance

A blog by Dr. Nina Smart from Soroptimist Club Camino Real Region, California.

“Female Genital Mutilation – FGM – is a global issue that continues to present challenges for Soroptimists when attempting to improve the lives of women and girls. Though a difficult subject to discuss, it is important that we face the ugly truth about FGM.

40 years CRR

The CRR Annual Spring Conference is coming to The Warner Center Marriott once again on Aprill 20-22!

In honor of our 40th Year Anniversary, the Region Board and the Spring Conference Committee are planning a celebratory gathering to highlight our 40 years of service to the Camino Real Region and to spotlight plans for the future.  If you have not attended a Spring Conference, this is the year to join us!

Women Leadership Roundtable Discussion

Governor Ginger will be a speaker at this amazing Conference; tickets are selling fast. See the attached flyers for more information.

"Big Sister"

LEADING THE WAY—Big Brothers Big Sisters CEO Lynne West, center, is joined by board president Chip Marvin, left, and board member Richard Burke Jr. at a fundraiser last year. West will be honored Thursday during the nonprofit’s 30th anniversary gala at Las Posas Country Club. Courtesy Big Brothers Big Sisters

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Be sure to read your copy of the Dream It, Be It September 2017,Volume 2 Newsletter today!

Please see the attached.

Thanks Amy & Debra for all of your hard work!

It is with sadness that SI Glendale's member Margaret Alm passed away on Sunday, April 2nd.  April 6th, the day of our business meeting, would have been her 101st birthday.  Margaret was remembered at the meeting for her nearly fifty-three years as a Soroptimist having joined in June of 1964.  Margaret also served as President of SI Glendale for the 1972-73 year.  She was known as a very sweet, cheerful and positive lady.  GEM Edith recalled Margaret as being...

Carole Oglesby was honored in November, 2016 by the International Olympic Committee as the Winner for the Americas, 2016 IOC Women and Sport Awards!  

Dr. Joan Johnson

 Condolences to the family of Soroptimist International of Los Angeles member Dr. Joan Johnson.  Joan’s sunset was October 14, 2016.