Soroptimist El Dorado met December 3. The meeting preceded our Holiday Party where we enjoyed a delicious catered meal by Pear Tree Catering & Bakery and gift exchange.
President Janett Doile called the meeting to order.
Brenda Burk reported we received many good applications for the Live Your Dream Award. Our club awards $1000 to a woman who is the financial head of her household and a student pursuing an undergraduate degree or a vocational skills training certificate. The award winner will be invited to our January meeting.
Club members volunteered to ring Salvation Army bells and organize and deliver Christmas packages for residents of local nursing homes. Our club also adopted two families through The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program.
Hostesses were Bebee Thomas, Trisha Powell and Sue Beatie. Members attending not already mentioned were Susan Adams, Bonnie Buckman, Julia Davis, Darla Deaton, Ginger Glenn, Gail Gomez, Marsha Greene, Sharon Mangels, Dee Marshall, Nancy Reddinger, Cathy Rowland, Nancy Samp, Joni Sanders, Bernie Spradling, Judie Storandt and Edith Waugh. We adjourned with the Soroptimist Pledge.