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.

Upcoming Events

Mar 4, 2015

Awards & Grants Ceremony

The Soroptimist Club of Lake Oswego/ West Linn will be awarding Young Volunteer Women, Live Your Dream Education & Training Awards, and grants to local non-profit agencies aligned with our mission.

The public is welcome. RSVP's are required, due to the Lake Oswego venue capacity.  Email of your interest to attend to President Elect Pam Banning at pamazoa@gmail.com to receive full information.

Nov 25, 2015

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Women's activists have marked November 25 as a day against violence since 1981.

Dec 2, 2015

International 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, 2015

Human 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.

Latest News and Blog

Changing Law, Changing Culture by Peter Wong

Peter Wong's article is posted in the Portland Tribune, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Our club wishes more of the public be aware of this important legislation.

Changing Law, Changing Culture by Peter Wong

Peter Wong's article is posted in the Portland Tribune, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Our club wishes more of the public be aware of this important legislation.

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Teen Dating Violence

Penney Wilson, Advocate

(February 2015 newsletter from Cowlitz Tribe Pathways to Healing)

Bunco Night!

SI LOWL club members took a break from committee planning for 2015 and came together for a night of laughter, camaraderie, and fellowship through Bunco.  Considerations were awarded for first bunco, most buncos, most rounds won, and biggest loser.

 

The work we do to help women and girls in need can be agonizing at times.  It is hard to learn of the plights Clackamas County citizens may have burdened on them.  Fellowship events revitalize the club members and volunteers that we hold so dear.