About Soroptimist

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MISSION:Improving the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. Soroptimist International is an association of business and professional women interested in projects that better the lives of women and girls on a local, national, and international level. The name SOROPTIMIST means “best for women,” and what the organization strives [...]

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Fundraising Events

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And All That Jazz! Annual Spring Fashion Show

Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show ... And All That Jazz! Soroptimist International of Novato annually presents a very special event—its Spring luncheon, fashion show, and silent auction. This festive event is scheduled for 11:30am to 2:30pm, April 26, 2014, a springtime Saturday at the … [Read More...]

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Fresh Lobsters in Novato! Fall 2014

  Fresh Lobsters in Novato - October 4th and 18th, 2014 Mark your Calendar - Due to popular demand, we have decided to have two lobster sales this year.  The dates are October 4th and 18th.   Email Sylvia@SylviaBarryRE.com to be on our mailing list. Annually Soroptimist … [Read More...]

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Annual Membership Luncheon – Growing Up in Alcatraz

Each year Soroptimist International of Novato has a special annual membership meeting generally held in October. On the heels of the 80th anniversary of the federal penitentiary on “The Rock”, a.k.a., the Alcatraz Island, we invited Mary Marvier and her sister, Jeannie Comerford, to come and … [Read More...]

News Release

Womens Opportunity Award

Soroptimist International of Novato announces Winner of Women’s Opportunity Award

Soroptimist International of Novato, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment, is pleased to announce the 2013 recipient of the Women’s Opportunity … [Read More...]

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Soroptimist International of Novato Wins $10,000 Grant for Gilead House

Soroptimist International of Novato is delighted to announce that our federation organization, Soroptimist International of the Americas, has awarded a $10,000 grant to our local club to help Gilead House furnish the kitchen of their new home. In … [Read More...]

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Sounding Board

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Sounding Board

SOUNDING BOARD is a live television program produced and directed completely by club members of Soroptimist International of Novato. You can view archived editions of our programs on the special YouTube Sounding Board Channel; showing growing … [Read More...]

Our Projects

Giving

Summary of Donations

Soroptimist International of Novato is an association of business and professional men and women interested in projects that better the lives of women … [Read More...]

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Gilead House

Gilead House is a faith-based transitional home for single mothers in need located in Novato, California. Soroptimist International of Novato is a … [Read More...]

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Violet Richardson Award

Deadline for Application is December 1 of each year. Soroptimist International of Novato awards up to $1,000 annually to a young woman aged 14 … [Read More...]

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Live Your Dream Award

Deadline for the Live Your Dream Award (previously called Women's Opportunity Award) Application is due November 15 of this year. Soroptimist … [Read More...]

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Founder Region Fellowship

Fellowship is the major project of Soroptimist International's Founder Region, to which our club belongs. The mission of Founder Region Fellowship is … [Read More...]