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Soroptimist International of Davis’ blog will keep you updated on club meetings, announcements, history, and events, as well as topics relating to women and girls. Click on any of the categories below to see blog posts on that topic, and be sure to check back frequently for more!

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Press Releases

Soroptimists award grants to three nonprofits

Soroptimist International of Davis recently awarded grants to three local nonprofits: Thriving Pink, CommuniCare Mobile Medicine, and Mutual Housing of California. The club distributed $5,000 …

Press Releases

Six women earn Soroptimist Live Your Dream cash awards

Soroptimist International of Davis awarded a record $20,000 in funds in 2022 through its signature Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women. Women …

Soroptimist International of Davis member Wendy Weitzel, right, poses with Dahlia Barragan and her mom Candalaria Ramirez. The girl received a refurbished Macbook Pro from iDream: The Mac Give Back Project, because of a grant from the service club. The Chromebook issued by Dahlia’s Sacramento school did not work well enough to support her online learning.
Press Releases

Davis Soroptimists present community grants

Soroptimist International of Davis is pleased to announce its 2021 Community Grant recipients. The monetary awards, distributed this spring, support local nonprofits that advance the …

Soroptimist International of Davis members during the 2021-2022 Installation of Club Officers
Press Releases

Soroptimist names new board, award winners

After a successful year of fundraising and community support, Soroptimist International of Davis wrapped up its 2020-2021 year with its installation of officers.  June 22 …

Parenting

The Secret to Raising a Happy, Confident Girl

Bringing up daughters is complicated: Empowerment messages and impressive achievements are everywhere, yet depression and anxiety are very real threats. This is how to help your daughter become her best, well-rounded self in spite of it all.

LUNAFEST Films By and About Women

Join us September 25 for LUNAFEST®!

SI Davis is the local host for LUNAFEST, a lineup of eight short films by female filmmakers. The films will premiere on Sunday, Sept. 25 at Davis Odd Fellows Hall beginning at 3 p.m., or online that weekend.

This year’s stories are told from a variety of perspectives that champion women and gender-nonconforming individuals, highlighting their aspirations, accomplishments, resilience, strength and connection.

Though the films are unrated, they are most appropriate for ages 13 and up.