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November 30, 1996 | CATHY WERBLIN
The local Soroptimists, a club dedicated to helping women and children, are sewing dozens of stuffed kittens for children at Orangewood Children's Home. Officials at the facility say such efforts warm the hearts of needy children. Cathy Van Bruggen and a dozen other members of Soroptimists International, a club dedicated to helping women and children, are working on an assembly line this holiday season.
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May 15, 2000 | Tariq Malik, (714) 520-2503
The Soroptimists of Brea and La Habra honored lifelong La Habra resident Esther Cramer for her years of contribution and community involvement. A member of the city's Old Settlers' Historical Society, Cramer has been referred to as the authority on La Habra history. She has also been active with the United Way, the Orange County Historical Commission and the Children's Museum of La Habra, where she served on the board of advisors.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 8, 2000 | Chris Ceballos, (714) 966-7440
Assistant City Manager Catherine Standiford has been named governor-elect of the Desert Coast Region for Soroptimist International of the Americas. A member of the Garden Grove chapter, she has been active at the local and regional level for 10 years. Standiford will begin a two-year term as governor-elect in July and will begin her term as governor in July 2002, also for two years. She will represent 50 clubs from eastern Los Angeles south to San Diego and west to Yuma, Ariz.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 8, 2000 | Chris Ceballos, (714) 966-7440
Assistant City Manager Catherine Standiford has been named governor-elect of the Desert Coast Region for Soroptimist International of the Americas. A member of the Garden Grove chapter, she has been active at the local and regional level for 10 years. Standiford will begin a two-year term as governor-elect in July and will begin her term as governor in July 2002, also for two years. She will represent 50 clubs from eastern Los Angeles south to San Diego and west to Yuma, Ariz.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 15, 2000 | Tariq Malik, (714) 520-2503
The Soroptimists of Brea and La Habra honored lifelong La Habra resident Esther Cramer for her years of contribution and community involvement. A member of the city's Old Settlers' Historical Society, Cramer has been referred to as the authority on La Habra history. She has also been active with the United Way, the Orange County Historical Commission and the Children's Museum of La Habra, where she served on the board of advisors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 20, 1999 | LOUISE ROUG, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Sandie Sorensen believes clothes can make or break a woman, at least professionally. So the coordinator of volunteers has recently become a stylist and fashion advisor for women re-entering the job market and without the means to afford business attire. She now runs Misty's Closet in Westminster, a program created by the Soroptimists, a women's nonprofit organization, providing low-income women with clothes for job interviews or who have new jobs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 17, 1989 | Herbert J. Vida
Irvine student Jane Chin Deng, 17, a University High School senior, and Grace Hung Wu, 40, an Irvine resident, will be honored with others by Soroptimist International of Irvine at its annual awards banquet Tuesday at the Holiday Inn in Irvine. Jane was named first-place winner of the Youth Citizenship Award for outstanding contributions to home, school, community, country and the world. Wu won first place in the Training Award, given to promote upward mobility in mature women.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 5, 2000 | Andre Briscoe, (714) 966-5848
The Soroptimists International Club of Buena Park will hold a parking lot rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Boys & Girls Club, 7758 Knott Ave. Proceeds from the sale will fund Soroptimists events throughout the year. Information: (714) 446-0565.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 8, 1997 | LESLEY WRIGHT
Scholarships are available to winners of the Miss Silverado contest this fall, but contestants must apply by Tuesday. The winner will represent the city for a year. Applicants must be between the ages of 17 and 25 and live, work or attend school in Buena Park. They also must be available for appearances for most of October. The winner, who will be selected Oct. 11 by Soroptimists International, will receive a $500 scholarship. Two "princesses" will each receive $100 scholarships.
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March 26, 1991 | PAMELA MARIN
Fashion and inspiration were on the agenda Thursday at an awards luncheon hosted by the Newport Harbor chapter of Soroptimists International. About 300 women and half a dozen men attended the $35-per-person Balboa Bay Club benefit, raising an estimated $10,000, according to organizer Cyd Brandvein. Soroptimists International is a nonprofit organization for professional women.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 20, 1999 | LOUISE ROUG, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Sandie Sorensen believes clothes can make or break a woman, at least professionally. So the coordinator of volunteers has recently become a stylist and fashion advisor for women re-entering the job market and without the means to afford business attire. She now runs Misty's Closet in Westminster, a program created by the Soroptimists, a women's nonprofit organization, providing low-income women with clothes for job interviews or who have new jobs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 30, 1996 | CATHY WERBLIN
The local Soroptimists, a club dedicated to helping women and children, are sewing dozens of stuffed kittens for children at Orangewood Children's Home. Officials at the facility say such efforts warm the hearts of needy children. Cathy Van Bruggen and a dozen other members of Soroptimists International, a club dedicated to helping women and children, are working on an assembly line this holiday season.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 17, 1989 | Herbert J. Vida
Irvine student Jane Chin Deng, 17, a University High School senior, and Grace Hung Wu, 40, an Irvine resident, will be honored with others by Soroptimist International of Irvine at its annual awards banquet Tuesday at the Holiday Inn in Irvine. Jane was named first-place winner of the Youth Citizenship Award for outstanding contributions to home, school, community, country and the world. Wu won first place in the Training Award, given to promote upward mobility in mature women.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 2, 2000 | MAIJA-LIISA NAGARAJAN
After six weeks vying for the title, "Sioux City" Sue Gore has beaten out Tim "Cockroach Cowboy" Cooley to become Conejo Valley Days' grand marshal. Cooley will be the deputy marshal for this year's parade. Cooley and Gore held about 30 fund-raising events for their respective charities since the Kickoff Picnic on March 18, hoping to raise the most money to earn the title. The money Cooley raised will go to his two sponsoring clubs, the Rotary Club and Boy Scouts of America.
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