Our club created an eye-catching decal to help raise awareness of Soroptimist in our communities.
These decals come in two sizes: 5″ x 5″ and 6” x 6” – an ideal size for the rear window of personal vehicles. These decals are clings – easy to position and reposition on the outside of a window. They are fade resistant and waterproof.
A decal only costs $15 (includes shipping & handling). Clubs that submit a bulk purchase will receive a free decal for every 10 decals ordered.
We are inviting South Central Region club members to purchase them for themselves and as gifts for current members, former members, friends and family – and also future members.
This award assists women who are seeking to better their lives through additional schooling and skills training – such as college classes, technical school programs, working on a GED, and certificate programs.
To be eligible, you need to also be supporting a dependent (e.g., child, spouse, relative).
The deadline to apply is November 15, 2021. Winners are typically notified by December 15.
The winner will be eligible for additional cash awards at our Region and Federation levels. The maximum available is $16,000.
Here are some short videos that provide more details. We will help you fill out the application.
Donating to the El Dorado Soroptimist BCC Scholarship Fund is a great way to honor a teacher or nurse you know — or to express appreciation for their doing their jobs during a challenging year due to COVID-19.
May 6 – 12Nurses Appreciation Week
May 3 – 7Teacher Appreciation Week
This month the club is hosting a fundraiser among club members and others to increase our endowed Soroptimist El Dorado Scholarship fund.
Soroptimist El Dorado has been supporting scholarships for BCC nursing students since 1984. We recently added a scholarship for BCC students in its Elementary Education / BEST program. Our goal is to add another scholarship opportunity every time the principle in our scholarship fund reaches the point of awarding $1000 per scholarship.
We invite everyone to consider making a donation to help a future nurse or teaching student.
Donations to our scholarship fund can be made online on the BCC Foundation’s Give Now webpage
To designate our scholarship fund, be sure to use the designation dropdown list and select “El Dorado Soroptimist Scholarship”.
This would be a great gift to honor a retiring teacher, a great honor for a mom that is a teacher or nurse, or just a great way to promote all the wonderful nurses and teachers who give their all to make our world a better place to live.
Soroptimist El Dorado met January 6, 2020. President Janett Doile called the meeting to order after a light supper during our social time. We welcomed guest Jan Zuk.
Brenda Burk introduced guest Briana Salinas and her daughter Gabby. Briana is our 2019 Live Your Dream Award winner; she is pursuing her education at BCC. President Janett Doile and Brenda Burk congratulated Briana and presented her award.
Bernie Spradling provided a report of December’s Salvation Army activities. Seven club members rang bells at Dillons; gift bags were delivered to six nursing homes in Butler County and we adopted three single mother households from the Angel Tree.
Janett announced we will celebrate spring with a salad supper and member recruitment event on March 16. Each club member is encouraged to bring a guest.
January donations collected were school supplies which will be given to local schools.
Hostesses were Janett Doile and Sharon Mangels. Members attending not already mentioned were Julia Davis, Debi LaForge, Dee Marshall, Joni Sanders, Judie Storandt and Loretta Whitney. We adjourned with the Soroptimist Pledge.
Congratulations to Briana Salinas – our 2019 Live Your Dream Award winner.
Left to right: Brenda Burk, Gabby, Briana Salinas, Janett Doile.
Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment.