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General Agency Information
Name:Soroptimist International of Santa Cruz
Address:P.O. Box 522
Santa Cruz, CA  95061
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:See Meeting Hours
Description:Soroptimist is an international organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. The first Soroptimist club was formed in 1921 by a group of 80 women in Oakland, California.

Loosely translated from Latin, Soroptimist is a coined term meaning "best for women."

Our local Soroptimist International club was chartered on June 29, 1929. Soroptimist International of Santa Cruz are professional women committed to service in their community, country, and internationally. From the very beginning, our club has worked together to help improve our community and to enhance human rights and the status of women throughout the world.

ELIGIBILITY: Membership is by invitation and is based on a classification principle which assures broad representation of the business and professional community.

FEES: There are annual dues plus a modest onetime induction fee. Weekly costs are for lunch, minor fines and participation in fun-and-fund-raising activities. Some of these costs may be tax deductible.

AREAS SERVED: City of Santa Cruz and San Lorenzo Valley
Meetings:Every Wednesday, 12:15pm at Michaels on Main, 2591 Main St., Soquel.
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Fees:See Description Notes
Areas Served:See Description Notes
Funding Source:Fundraising

Lisa Rosenau

Subject Headings
 Private Nonprofits
Service Clubs
This record last modified September 12, 2015