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.Our local club, Soroptimist International of Centre County (SICC) has the following updates and upcoming events.
Jun 3, 2013Centre County Club Installation of Officers Dinner Meeting
The officers for the 2013-2014 Club Year are installed.
Jun 17, 2013SICC Board Meeting
Board Meeting at Wegman's Cafe
Nov 25, 2013International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Women's activists have marked November 25 as a day against violence since 1981.
Dec 2, 2013International 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).
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The Venture Club and Soroptimists of Centre Co worked together to make this year's Lasagna Dinner and Silent Auction a roaring success. The grand total that was raised for Housing Transitions at this year's Lasagna Dinner and Silent Auction was over $5000 !! This record breaking total was certainly helped by the immensely successful Silent Auction that raised $1,602 by itself. Big congratulations and thanks to Richel and all of her team for the super organization of this event and thank you so much to everyone for making this year's event such a success.
The target charity, the Geri Reeve Breast Cancer organization, is the REAL winner! Congratulations to the Soroptimist team for taking the Win at this year’s Jeopardy match and Pot Luck Dinner event held on the 20th!!! We all had lots of laughs and even learned a thing or two. Thanks to Tiffany for compiling all the questions and organizing the entire game - very well done again this year!!
Based on the detailed information submitted which summarized all the hard work of the club members, the Soroptimist International of Centre County Club was awarded the NAR Governor's Cup in 2012. The award was presented for the club's outstanding support of the service programs sponsored by the North Atlantic Region. Thanks to Gloria Gladd and Linda Wilson (and eveyone else who helped) for their efforts to complete the detailed application.