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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.

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One Mission, Many Women, Countless Dreams

SIA video

This new video from our national office sums up the Soroptimist vision well. Take a look! >>

Mayor Congratulates Ethel Phillips Students

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.

BEADS students

To Educate a Girl Is To Educate a Nation

BEADS for Education is changing the lives of young women in Kenya. We're proud to support this vital work. To be a Soroptimist is to connect with a worldwide network that advocates for women and children. Watch the new BEADS video >>

SIMS members deliver Women's Empowerment check

A Check for Women's Empowerment

A group of SIMS members visited the Women's Empowerment center on April 16 to deliver a $3,000 check from our club's Community Assistance Fund. SIMS raised the money earlier this year at the theatre night fundraiser held at Capital Stage. Roseana Herber voiced the feelings of many members, saying she is "proud to be a member of this fine club and doing good deeds to support women and children who are homeless!"

Upcoming Events

Jul 30, 2014

Ethel's Village: Summer Reading Contest Finale

Reading is the ticket to win! SIMS' Summer Reading Contest at Ethel Phillips Elementary will wrap up with an ice cream party and prizes drawing for all students who read books and entered the contest. The buzz is building, and the entries are pouring in. 

Jul 30, 2014

Programs Committee meeting

Planning the calendar of programs begins. Meeting is at Jessica Little's home.

Aug 23, 2014

Summer Paddle Boarding

SIMS members are always ready to try something new. Our summertime social will be an outling at Water Sports Farm to try stand up paddle boarding. This is a special class for our club taught by Rob Macias of FLOW. Bring sunscreen and your sense of adventure! RSVPs due to Sam Caygill by August 8.

Sep 4, 2014

Program: 2014/15 Season Begins

Same time. Same location. First business meeting to kick off the new season. Be there!