Soroptimist El Dorado met February 5 with 16 members present. Guest speaker Pamela Cartwright, Director of Community Services at SBA Memorial Hospital, shared useful tips for maintaining hearth health. February is National Heart Health Month. Pam was accompanied by Jodi Hearn, Medical Assistant at the Hospital.
Vice President Janett Doile called the business meeting to order. January meeting minutes were approved. Bebee Thomas presented the Treasurer’s report. Correspondence read included letters thanking our club for its donations to local schools, to help high school students attend HOBY Leadership training, and to the club’s BCC Nursing Scholarship.
Brenda Burk distributed tickets to sell for our annual Potato Supper fundraiser on Monday, March 5, 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Tickets are sold in advance, and at the door. Members signed up to make homemade goodies for the Bake Sale.
Janett Doile circulated sign-up schedules to bake cookies and work concessions at girls softball and boys baseball games. Plans were finalized for our inaugural “Dream It, Be it!” career support event for teen girls in April.
Nancy Reddinger announced a membership recruitment social on March 19, 4:00 – 7:00 pm at the Civic Center. It is open to the public. Anyone wanting to know more about Soroptimist are encouraged to stop by.
Hostesses were Debi LaForge, Edith Waugh, and Julia Davis. Donations were collected for the PFRC. Members attending not already mentioned were Bernie Spradling, Darla Deaton, Judie Storandt, Marcia Greene, Nancy Samp, Sharon Mangels, Sue Beattie, Sue Reynolds, and Trisha Powell. We adjourned with the Soroptimist Pledge.