Soroptimist International is an organization of business and professional women who are workng 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.
SIMS welcomed Min Min Thaw to a recent Thursday meeting for a wide-ranging discussion on "The Burma We Love." Mary Ellen Shay, Chair of SIMS' Community Assistance Fund, and Judy Scheible presented Dr. Thaw with a check to support her efforts to provide health care services to women and children in her native country.
“Authentic Voices: Our Stories” offers a thought-provoking look into the lives of people who have faced the challenges of racism, sexism, homophobia and other issues of acceptance. The stories are true – and astounding. The acting troup is from the Community for Spiritual Awareness (CSA) in West Sacramento. Proceeds from their performance on Thursday, January 29, will go to support SIMS' Community Assistance Fund and CSA projects.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson led the rallying chant, "Be nice! Work hard! Climb the mountain to college!" It was the end of year celebration for Reading Partners students, volunteers, staff and parents at Ethel Phillips Elementary School. The program completed its first year on campus and has become a central part of our club's Ethel's Village project.
Mar 5, 2015Program: March Business Meeting
Mar 19, 2015Program: Live Your Dream Awards
Come and meet our 2015 award winners. This program is an annual favorite and reminds us why we are so proud of the work Soroptimists accomplish together.
Mar 26, 2015Program: New Member Bios
Abby Mauer and Morgan Lardizabal are on board for life story presentations. Questions welcome!