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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Soroptimist El Dorado Celebrate the Holidays

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.

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Soroptimists Have Busy Fall Season

Soroptimist International El Dorado met November 5. After time for socializing/networking, President Janett Doile presided over the business meeting.

Members reported on accomplishments since last month’s meeting.

Janett Doile, Edith Waugh and Sharon Mangles presented a $750 check to the El Dorado Middle School. The funds are available for district school counselors to  meet student needs.

Anti-dating violence bookmarks were delivered to EHS and EMS for distribution.

IMG_20171020_13105978314 Domestic Violence Awareness banners were displayed at various locations in the community.

Our club served refreshments to SBA Memorial Hospital employees attending its annual Mammogram Party.

Bernie Spradling reported on The Salvation Army holiday events. Club members signed up to serve as bell ringers, and to assemble and deliver ‘goodie bags’ to local nursing homes. We will adopt two families for Christmas. Our club also will again serve at the Community Thanksgiving Dinner on November 17.

Ginger Glenn invited members to attend the EHS dress rehearsal of “Bye Bye Birdie”.

Our Holiday Party will be a catered dinner on December 3.

Non-perishable items were collected to benefit the food pantry operated by The First Christian Church, El Dorado.

Darla Deaton, Gail Gomez and Nancy Reddinger were thanked for providing light snacks and drinks. Members attending not mentioned were Susan Adams, Sue Beattie, Bonnie Buckman, Brenda Burk, Marcia Greene, Debi La Forge, Dee Marshall, Nancy Samp, Judie Storandt and Bebee Thomas. The meeting was adjourned with the Soroptimist Pledge.

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Edith Waugh, Susan Adams, Bebee Thomas, Dee Marshall and Marcia Greene                             enjoy socializing before our meeting

 

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