Dr. Caren Grisham’s first board meeting as president!
On 7/4/2016 SIW women visited Marina Anaya at her home. She has not been to lunch due to illness. We miss Marina very much, so it was nice to spend some quality time with her.
Caren and Mary with guest Desert Coast Region Governor Elect Laurel Langham.
City of Whittier Mayor Joe Vinatieri presenting Immediate Past President Mary Venagas with a city proclamation for her work during the past year.
Dr. Caren Grisham, President with Liz Camp and Sandra Thorstenson.
Dr. Caren Grisham, President – line dancing at her 2016 installation.
Dr. Caren Grisham, President with former past presidents Carolyn Theisen, Teresa Molina and Petra Schmischke.
After all the speeches and proclamations it was time to party and do the Electric Slide!
Immediate Past President Mary Venegas hands over her reign to Caren Grisham for the 2016-2017 term.
We have $1,000 budgeted for our new mentoring program. It began Jan. 14, 2016 at Frontier High School for four weeks. Dream It Be It targets girls in secondary school who face obstacles to their futrue success. It provides girls with access to professional role modes, career education and resources to live their dreams. The topics covered include career opportunity, setting and achieving goals, overcoming obstacles to success and how to move forward after setbacks or failures. We are committed to improving the lives of girls in Whittier and throughout the world.
We awarded $10,000 in Live Your Dream scholarships on February 23, 2016. Soroptimist clubs around the world give 1.6 million dollars to single mothers, head of households, for higher education. The money may be used for tuition, books, transportation and/or child care.
JOE C. MERICLE MBA, CPA and THE LAW OFFICES OF MILLER & ANGEVINE