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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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
We have been very excited this year to be able to help many organizations in various ways. Last Christmas through SAVE (Soroptimists Against Violent Environments) we were able to provide gift cards to single mothers with children to buy needed items. We have volunteered on such projects as the annual Strawberry Shortcake event at New Season’s Markets with all monies being distributed to seven women’s shelters in the metro area and our members volunteered