Come check us out!

SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF EL DORADO, KS

El Dorado Soroptimist invites you to

  • Check us out on August 19thLogo.7
  • First Christian Church, 300 W. Central Ave.
  • during a social gathering 6:00 – 6:30 pm

LEARN:   “WHAT MAKES SOROPTIMIST IMPORTANT”

At 6:30 pm, you are welcome to stay and join us in our summer planning meeting for the year 2019 – 2020.

We are hoping that once you have more information about what Soroptimist is all about, you will consider joining.

Our first official club meeting will be Monday, September 9th.

ONCE AGAIN:  COME CHECK US OUT!

  • El Dorado Soroptimist
  • Marcia Greene, Recruitment Chair
  • RSVP: 316-323-7017 (cell/text)
  • Website:  www.SOROPTIMISTeldoradoKS.org
  • Facebook:  “Soroptimist International El Dorado KS”
  • Club brochure:  CLICK HERE Hayride.2
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Soroptimist El Dorado, KS, at Work in Our Community

Soroptimist Club at Work in Our Community

Soroptimist El Dorado met April 1. President Janett Doile called the meeting to order after a light snack during our social time.

Sharon Mangels gave an update on our club’s second annual Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls scheduled for April 6. Thirteen girls from El Dorado schools are planning to participate. DIBI is a global program designed to empower girls in secondary school to pursue their career goals and reach their full potential.

Club members signed up to work the EHS softball concession stand. Proceeds support club service projects.

Donations for Communities in Schools were collected. Communities in Schools is a nationwide non-profit agency designed to help students succeed. The program, located at the El Dorado Middle School, partners with local churches and agencies and operates on donations and grants.

Hostesses were Ginger Glenn, Nancy Samp and Bernie Spradling. Members attending not already mentioned were Susan Adams, Sue Beattie, Brenda Burk, Julia Davis, Darla Deaton, Marcia Greene, Debi LaForge, Velma Larimer, Dee Marshall, Joni Sanders, Judie Storandt, Bebee Thomas and Edith Waugh. We adjourned with the Soroptimist Pledge.

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Hostesses Nancy Samp, Ginger Glenn and Bernie Spradling provided a tasty light supper during our social time before our club’s business meeting on April 1.

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Soroptimist update softball concessions

Soroptimist El Dorado have been supporting our local H.S. softball team for years by providing concessions during home games. Go Wildcats!   2019.concessions

The 2019 concessions menu has been updated to offer healthier and family-friend foods. A special feature is a Sack Lunch that includes a meat & cheese hoagie, veggie toppings, fresh fruit, a bag of chips or pretzels, a homemade cookie, and a bottle of refreshing water – all for only $5 (first cone, first served)

Everyone is encouraged to come watch our local H.S. softball team play, and enjoy a light and healthy supper at the concessions stand. We open at 4:00 pm on game days.

For questions or menu suggestions, contact Soroptimist Concessions Coordinator, Judie Storandt, jgstorandt@msn.com, 405-308-9158 (cell/text).

Concession profits are used by Soroptimist El Dorado to support its awards, scholarships, and programs for women and girls in our community.

 

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Soroptimist Host Successful Service Fundraiser

Soroptimist El Dorado met March 18. President Janett Doile called the meeting to order after a light snack during our social time.

Bebee Thomas reported our annual Potato Bar Supper Fundraiser and Bake Sale on 2019.members.eatingMarch 4 was a great success. An estimated 415 people enjoyed our meal, including take out customers. Proceeds are used to support club awards and programs for girls and women in our community.

We are grateful for everyone who purchased a ticket. A special thank you to local businesses that supported our fundraiser: Enchanted Celebrations, SunGroup Real Estate, Carlson Kirby-Morris Funeral Home, Bonnie Buckman, State Farm, Dillon’s Store, Becky Shum, American Family Insurance, Commerce Bank, Kansas Secured Title, Security 1st Title, Sutherlands, H & Company Salon, Bluestem Credit Union, Community National Bank, Sundgren Realty & Auction, YMCA El Dorado, Bluestem Animal Clinic, Charley’s Appliance, Jack Insurance, and Demo Sales.

Several members are attending the 93rd Annual South Central Region Conference in Dodge City April 26-28. Nominees for SIA President-Elect were reviewed.

Planning details were discussed for our second annual Dream it, Be it! career-support Dream.2event for teen girls in April. A member recruitment event will be held in June.

Club members signed up to help during our EHS softball concessions stand. An updated menu with healthy food and drink options, including pulled pork sandwiches and fresh fruit, will be available for purchase. Proceeds support club service projects.

Members attending not already mentioned were Trisha Powell, Julia Davis, Sue Beattie, Debi LaForge, Darla Deaton, Edith Waugh, Bernie Spradling, Judie Storandt, and Marcia Greene. We adjourned with the Soroptimist Pledge.

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Soroptimist host successful fundraiser!

Many thanks to our business donors for supporting our Potato Supper Fundraiser. We exceeded our goal.  Proceeds from ticket sales support our awards, scholarships, and programs for women and girls in our community.

  • Enchanted Celebrations
  • SunGroup Real EstateThank you
  • Carlson Kirby-Morris Funeral Home
  • Bonnie Buckman, State Farm
  • Dillons Store
  • Becky Shum, American Family
  • Commerce Bank
  • Kansas Secured Title
  • Security 1st  Title
  • Sutherlands El Dorado
  • H & Company Salon
  • Bluestem Credit Union
  • Community National Bank
  • Sundgren Reality & Auction
  • YMCA El Dorado
  • Bluestem Animal Clinic
  • Charley’s Appliance
  •  Jack Insurance
  • Demo Sales
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Soroptimist Annual Fundraiser, March 4

Soroptimist El Dorado’s annual Potato Supper & Bake Sale fundraiser is Monday, March 4, 5:00 – 7:00 pm.  Featuring a scrumptious potato bar along with salad, dessert and beverage, guests can eat on site or ask for take out.

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Profits are used to support Soroptimist El Dorado cash awards and programs for women and girls in our community. That includes a Live Your Dream Award (to help women going to school while supporting a family), an Outstanding H.S. Senior Award, an endowed nursing scholarship, and a “ Dream in, Be it!” career support event for teens.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $3 for kids under age 11. Tickets can be purchased from any Soroptimist Club member, or at the door. For questions, contact Janett at 316-323-2342, or email her at kjdoile@cox.net.

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Soroptimist El Dorado – Helping Women to Help Themselves!

Soroptimist El Dorado met January 7, 2019. President Janett Doile called the meeting to order after a light supper during a social time.

Brenda Burk introduced guest Angela Walter, our 2018 Live Your Dream Award winner. Angela is pursuing a nursing career at BCC. President Janett Doile, Brenda Burk, and Debi LaForge congratulated Angela and presented her award.

Bebee Thomas noted our annual Potato Bar Supper Fundraiser is scheduled for Monday, March 4 in El Dorado. Tickets may be purchased in advance from any club member. Proceeds are used to support club awards and programs for girls and women in our community. Members will contact local businesses about purchasing tickets for their employees, or making a donation.

Sharon Mangels and Bernie Spradling will head up our club’s upcoming Dream It, Be It! event. Dream It, Be It! is Soroptimist’s global program to offer career support for teen girls though education and access to role models. The event is planned for early April.

January donations collected were school supplies for local schools.  Hostesses were Janett Doile and Sharon Mangels. We adjourned with the Soroptimist Pledge.

Members attending not already mentioned were Susan Adams, Sue Beattie, Darla Deaton, Ginger Glenn, Marsha Greene, Velma Larimer, Joni Sanders, Judie Storandt and Edith Waugh.

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