Soroptimist is an international women’s 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.
Nov 25, 2014International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Women's activists have marked November 25 as a day against violence since 1981.
Dec 2, 2014International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December, recalls the date of the adoption, by the General Assembly, of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (resolution 317(IV)of 2 December 1949).
Dec 10, 2014Human Rights Day: SI December 10th Appeal
Every year, on Human Rights Day (December 10) the President of Soroptimist International selects a project that provides direct assistance to women in extreme need.
Jan 1, 2015New Year's Day
New Year's Day, January 1.
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The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards program (formerly the Women’s Opportunity Awards) has been helping women around the world since 1972. This program provides cash grants to women who are working to better their lives through additional schooling and skills training.
We’re offering a Gift Card Explosion with Big Island Getaway! It includes over $500 in local area business gift cards (Cheesecake Factory, PF Chang, Cold Stone, Massage Envy, etc) PLUS 3 nights ocean front accommodations at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa on Hawaii’s Big Island (some restrictions apply; details can be provided). Odds are 1 in 500.
We're celebrating our 5th year of improving the lives of women and girls in local communities and around the world.
Tickets available online at http://bit.ly/1tBGBoi or in person at Pacific West Bank in West Linn, Julie's Travel in Lake Oswego; contact your local SI LOWL club member
Saturday, Sept 13, 2014 - 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Advance tickets available from any Soroptimist LOWL Club member, or at these locations:
Pacific West Bank - West Linn
Lee Farms - Tualatin
Julie's Travel Desk - Lake Oswego
Live music by Panther Creek Band