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Events Throughout the Year

79th Birthday Celebration

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Our 79th Birthday was celebrated on March 22, 2018. Founded in 1939, our club has a long history of community involvement.  As part of the celebration,  we awarded two young women  Violet Richardson Awards for their volunteer work at the Richmond Rescue Mission.

New Members

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Membership Chair, Carla Della Zoppa, inducted two new members this fall.  We are thrilled to welcome Angel AhSam, inducted on September 20, and Tracey Thebodeau, inducted on September 27. What a great way to begin the new Soroptimist year by having two wonderful women join our club!

Shining Star

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For the Founder Region Conference 2018, each club picked a member to recognize as a "Shining Star".  Pam Fisk a was chosen for all that she does for Soroptimist International of Richmond.  

Fun Day - June 2018

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Fun Day, marking the end of our Soroptimist year, was planned by program chair, Nancy Dotson with help from Betty Bowser. A lively auction mystery gifts bags was held.  Proceeds from the auction supplemented our service account from which we issue awards and grants.

Installation of Officers 2018

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Fun Day and Installation of Officers was combined into one meeting this year.  District Director Elise Balgley attended the day's festivities.  Parliamentarian Bessie Margherio installed the officers for 2018-2019 and gave each officer a rose.

Founders Day - October 2018

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Soroptimist was founded on October 3, 1921.  We celebrate this special occasion yearly at a joint meeting with SI/El Cerrito.  SI/El Cerrito provided an enlightening speaker from a non-profit group, Freedom for Immigrants.  It was wonderful that District Director Elise Balgley as able to join us.