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Soroptimist International of Placerville, a global organization that works to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment, presented a $2,500 Soroptimist Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women (formerly the Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Awards) to help a local woman improve her economic situation.
Every girl dreams of going to their High School Prom. Soroptimist International of Placerville is helping to make that dream come true. Through donations of new and gently used formal dresses and accessories we are able to provide gowns and accessories to local High School girls at no cost.
Are you a high schooler in your senior year?
Do you need funding for your college education? Soroptimist International of Placerville is currently accepting applications to apply for $1,000 scholarships. See your local high school counselor for the application. For more information, please call 530.344.1476
Several club members gathered to decorate our "club tree" to help decorate Placerville's portion of Highway 50 through town. We had fun "zip" tying ornaments to the tree and winding about 8 strands of lights on it.
Sep 16, 2015Noon Meeting at Denny's
Please join us every 3rd Wednesday for lunch at Noon at the Denny's Restaurant on Fair Lane in Placerville. We will have a speaker to educate ourselves on a topic relative to our community.
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).
Dec 10, 2015Human 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.