NAR Peace Garden
The NAR Peace Garden in Memory of Victims of Domestic Violence
Have you “liked” the NAR Peace Garden page on Facebook? If not, go do it! It’s the best way to stay informed of what’s going on there, and to see the latest pictures from the garden. Here is the name of the Facebook page for the NAR peace garden: “NAR Soroptimist Peace Garden in Memory of Victims of Domestic Violence”.
North Atlantic Peace Garden 2020
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Soroptimist International of the North Atlantic Region remembered victims of domestic violence at the Peace Garden in Browns Mills NJ. Thank you SI Burlington County for taking care of the garden.
Thank you SI The Oranges for doing this. Memorial in memory of our dear friend and Soroptisister, Vickie Anne Grosso.
Soroptimist Long Beach Island
On Friday, February 12, our organization presented Valentines for all the patients at Southern Ocean Medical Center along with a banner to thank all the healthcare workers at the hospital. Thank you from our hearts to yours! Thank you to past co-presidents Ellen Dombrowski and Kathy Picarello for coordinating and delivering the Valentines.
Soroptimist Central Connecticut Club
We collected and donated approximately 215 items including onesies, bibs, 2&3 piece outfits, tee shirts, hooded towels, receiving blankets, crib sheets, caps, washcloths, booties, socks, warm jackets, Evenflo bottles, and diaper bags.
Soroptimist International of Farmington Valley, CT,
The holidays may have looked different in 2020, but something that didn’t change is that Soroptimist continued to support their Live Your Dream Award recipients! Soroptimist International of Farmington Valley, CT, delivered a generous holiday gift to their recent Live Your Dream Award recipient Tracie and her two children with crucial cleaning supplies to keep safe.
Linda Light Kaiser and Deborah Mcclelland, Soroptimist club of Fayette delivered hygiene supplies 3 box’s full. bags of bras hats scarves gloves and new stuff animals to Norma Closet part of the outreach program at the Fresh Fire Church on Connellsville St Uniontown Pa. Norma Closet is a once a month free open to all those in need of clothing and households good. They will be open on Oct 13 th at the church. Thanks to Kaiser Dental for their donation Of dental cleaning items. Thanks to all of our club members who donated and reach out to their friends and clubs and churches to help make this possible. The picture is only a third of what we had packed in my car. Proud to be a member of this amazing organization not just women helping women and girls succeed but helping all those in need.
SI Cumberland County
Domestic Violence Awareness signs and ribbons placed at the SI Cumberland County Peace and Tranquility Garden at the Bridgeton City Park by President Jocelyn Valentine and First VP Maria Rottkamp.
SI Butler County
A Place to Lay My Head, started in 2015, is focused on helping women off the streets, give them hope, and help empower them to make necessary life changes by improving their standard of living.
We work with the Butler County Human Services to furnish apartments they provide apartments to women in need. To help these women, our group set up apartment with lamps, couches, side tables, sweepers, cleaning supplies, dishes and cutlery, shower curtains, wall art, bedding, linens and more.
If you have items you are interested in donating to A Place to Lay My Head reach out to us.
SI Central Jersey Coast
SICJC presented our 2020 Live Your Dream Award to Danielle Stevens of Toms River. The Live Your Dream Award empowers women through education and can be used for any expense necessary to achieve their educational goals.
Our members are excited and pleased to support Danielle’s efforts to follow her dreams.
Congratulations, Danielle!Soroptimist of the Central Jersey Coast honored Kyleigh with the Young Woman Service Award. This young woman is not only a leader in her school and community but is so committed by doing community service. Yes, our future is so bright with girls like Kyleigh in it. Also, pictured are our President, Pat Downs. our Vice-President, Anna Marie Levy and Secretary JoAnn McCann.
SI Indian Rock
NAR Co-Administrator Patti staying in touch with NAR clubs.
“I attended SI Indian Rock’s first in person meeting of the year this evening and it was so nice to see everyone! Their meeting included; a Memorial Service, Installations, Awards and so much more! Congratulations and Thank You for a wonderful evening!”
First In-Person NAR Board Meeting
The board was able to have their first in-person board meeting the weekend of October 3rd. A lot was able to be accomplished with many decisions made, which will be shared with members through the district directors. It was great for everyone to meet, get to know each other, get to the business of the region, and of course have a little fun.