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You are cordially invited to the
FIRST WOMAN'S COALITION EVENTHOST : Soroptimist International of Carson City, NV
WHEN: Tuesday, November 3rd
TIME: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
WHERE: Tahoe Ridge Winery and Bistro
1105 S Carson St, Carson City
COST: No Host Bar
Light appetizers provided by Soroptimist
Additonal/Dinner may be ordered from the menu.
This event is event is for women to propose collaborartive efforts between our organizations as a coalition to contribute to our success
Each group's representative will give a short overview of their organization and its goals.
A goal setting workshop will focus on how we can all excel through sharing ideas.
Please RSVP by Tuesday, October 27th
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For any questions or concerns, contact
Jean Perpich at jmdiamonds@gmail OR
Didi Chaney email@example.com
LET'S BE FABULOUS TOGETHER!!
Attend our next Program Meeting
You are cordially invited to attend our Program Meeting - October 28
Soroptimist International of Carson City will be presenting a program on Wednesday, October 28. Our guest speaker will be Emily Howarth, WNC Professor of Electronics and Industrial Technology, will attend our Soroptimist International of Carson City meeting on Wednesday, October 28. She will give a brief presentation on the Trade and Industry program at WNC.
The meeting will be held at Glen Eagles Restaurant located at 3700 North Carson Street, Carson City. Check in for the luncheon meeting begins at 11:30AM with the meeting beginning at 12:00PM noon and ending at 1:00PM. Our meeting does not require that you purchase lunch, however a choice of three or four luncheon entrees is available for $16.00.
If you are interested in joining us, please call Didi Chaney @ 775-782-8220 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
WHAT IS SOROPTIMIST ???
Soroptimist is an international organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. Almost 95,000 Soroptimists in about 120 countries and territories contribute time and financial support to community–based and international projects that benefit women and girls.
The name, Soroptimist, means "best for women," and that's what the organization strives to achieve. Soroptimists are women at their best, working to help other women to be their best.
The first Soroptimist Club was formed by a group of 80 women in Oakland, California on October 3, 1921. The first president was Violet Richardson Ward, who was committed to creating opportunities for girls and young women. The executive and professional women who formed the first Soroptimist Club represented such professions as medicine, printing and haberdashery. All the women joined together to "foster the ideal of service". The passion and commitment for volunteer service, particularly as it affected women and girls, has remained an inspiration for thousands of Soroptimist women all over the world.
Soroptimist International of Carson City was chartered on June 8, 1957. The Club's first president was Audrey Bell Vincent. Our Club's mission is to promote awareness, advocacy and action through volunteer service in our community and to society worldwide by advancing human rights and focusing on the status of women and children.
Through our fundraisers and scholarship endowments, our club donates thousands of dollars annually to improve the lives of women and girls in our community. Our Club supports these efforts through grants, scholarships, free mammograms, community service and various special projects.