Mark you calendars for May 2-4th for the 2019 Soroptimist Western Canada Regional Conference in Chilliwack, BC! Your WCR Board along with the SI Chilliwack club have been working n some fantastic things for this years conference and you won't want to miss it! The event will take place at the
Soroptimist is an international organization for business and professional women who volunteer in their communities. Nearly 100,000 Soroptimists in 125 countries and territories contribute time and financial support to community-based and international projects benefiting women and girls. The name, Soroptimist, means 'best for women' and that's what the organization strives to achieve.
Soroptimists are women at their best working to help other women to Live their dreams. Soroptimist members belong to local clubs, which determine the volunteer projects conducted in their communities. Club projects range from renovating domestic violence shelters, to sponsoring self-esteem workshops for teenage girls to providing funding for programs for street-engaged women.
Coming from a variety of cultures, ethnic groups and ages, we represent a wide array of professionals who are leaders in our communities. We believe in the power of joining together to make the world a better place for women and girls. Soroptimist membership provides a unique opportunity to do meaningful, life-changing work in an atmosphere of fun and friendship.
Join us the Western Canada Region Retreat at the Sandman Hotel in Abbotsford, BC September 15th and 16th. Highlights: Are you a new club leader or interested in becoming one? Bonnie Vestrum and Angela Bunting will lead us through the roles and responsibilities and help us navigate the SIA
Region dues for each Regular, Retired/Unemployed, or Embarking member is $50.00 per annum and each Life Member is $30.00. All clubs are also required to submit with their dues, a mandatory pre-?conference registration fee of $150.00. This is for three (3) delegates at $50.00 each.