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.
Sep 2, 2015September 2nd Club Meet & Greet w/public - Round Table Pizza, West Linn
Rebecca Roake will be showing a short video and discussing one of the largest red light districts in the world. Kolkata, India, is estimated to have 10,000 sex workers.
Sep 19, 20155th Annual Harvest Festival Fundraiser - Sept 19 4-8 pm
The club's 5th annual signature fundraising Harvest Festival will be at:
Lee Farms, 21975 SW 65th Ave., Tualatin, OR 97062
Featuring LIVE music by "Don't Tell Mary"
Admission Includes: Unlimited fun in the hay mazes, hay rides, music & dancing!
Prices: $10 (ages 13 and up); $5 (ages 2-12) ; Under 2 is Free
Advance tickets available after August 5th at these locations:
Pacific West Bank, West Linn
Julie's Travel Desk, Lake Oswego
Nov 25, 2015International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Women's activists have marked November 25 as a day against violence since 1981.
Dec 2, 2015International 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).
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The Soroptimists of Lake Oswego / West Linn created a video on the organization's Live Your Dream program. SIA's LiveYourDream.org online community offers supporters on- and off-line ways to help deliver the Soroptimist mission of improving the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.
YouTube video https://youtu.be/E-CCeyxN_Vs
Going into it's third successful year, LiveYourDream.org is helping Soroptimist deliver its mission.
The SI LOWL club is holding a fundraising Sweepstakes by selling $10 tickets first winner's choice of either two stadium seats for 2015 OSU/UoO Civil War Game OR an IPad Mini 2 with 32G and wifi. The second drawn winner will be awarded the remaining available prize. Only 600 tickets are available; odds of winning are 1 in 300. Contact the club on their Facebook page Soroptimist International of Lake Oswego/West Linn or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll locate the best way to obtain your tickets. Drawing will take place on November 4th, 2015.
Soroptimist International of Lake Oswego/West Linn marched in the 59th West Linn Old Tyme Parade on Saturday, July 18, 2015. SoroptiMister Jeff Holmes provided his 1962 Catalina 2+2 powder blue muscle car to escort club members. The club invited Live Your Dream award winners, and community grant recipients to join us.
We ask you to help us change the lives of women and girls by being a sponsor for our upcoming signature fundraising event this September. Our annual Harvest Festival, a fun, interactive family event, is an overwhelming success each year.