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Click below to see archived copies of the monthly newsletter for Soroptimist International Los Angeles (SILA).  To return to the home page, go to www.soroptimist-losangeles.org.  
  • June-July 2014 newsletter
  • Important Dates 2014-2015; In with the New; Computer Ed and Safety Tips; History of SILA at Fern Dell; Vancouver Bound; Member Updates: Joan Johnson
  • April-May 2014 newsletter
  • A Grand Event; Ruby Award Winner; Two SILA Graduate Fellowship Awarded; Ginger is Governor-Elect of Camino Real Region; SILA Officers for 2014-2015; WOA is Now LIVE YOUR DREAM; Senna's Going to NYC
  • Feb-March 2014 newsletter
  • Make Note of These Dates; An Invitation to a Great Event; A FUNdamental SILA Activity; Update on DWC; Member Updates: Joyce Jacob and Sheila Tatum
  • January 2014 newsletter
  • Remember These Dates for 2014; Holiday Spirit Comes to 1736; A Wonderful Addition to the Houses; Inspiring Update; Award Applications Due January 15
  • December 2013 newsletter
  • Important December Dates; An Exciting Day for Girls at Girltopia; Black Friday, Cyber Monday...don't forget Giving Tuesday; Nelson Nio's PROJECT XO
  • November 2013 newsletter
  • Mark Your November Calendar Now!; Report on Fall Workshop; Coach Joan Johnson Recognized; POV's Post Over Violence Campaign; December 10th Appeal
  • October 2013 newsletter
  • Important dates; Learn more about Soroptimist International; SILA to be part of GIRLTOPIA; International Day of the Girl Child - October 11; SILA at the SPARKS Game; Report from South Kolkata
  • September 2013 newsletter
  • Are these dates on your calendar??; Making Plans for 2013-2014; Joan Johnson to be Honored as Billie Jean King's Coach; Thank Yous from Young Students; Restoration Project for Fern Dell Park; Member Update: Emily Dell
  • July 2013 newsletter
  • Save These Dates; Installation Dinner; Cooking for 100; SILA Travels to Philly for SIA Inauguration; Ginger for Governor Elect!; Busy Lives....
  • May 2013 newsletter
  • Save the Date(s); Annual Awards Luncheon; Alexis Dehghani Honored as VRA Winner; Past and Present Fellowship Winners Honored; What's the Purpose of "Live Your Dreams"?
  • March 2013 newsletter
  • Save the Date(s); Check Out SILA's New Website; Recruitment Event - How Nice was That!; Vickie Kropenske to be Recognized at Annual Awards Luncheon; Come to Spring Conference; Thank You from Tanya
  • December 2012 Newsletter
  • Save the Date(s); Domestic Violence Proclamation; Camino Real in Partnership with the Girl Scouts; How is SI Influencing International Policy?; Join in the Holiday Spirit; Social Media: Facebook Wall Posts; Six Reasons It's a Great Time to Be Alive
  • November 2012 newsletter
  • More Details on the 2012-2013 Calendar; Color Me Pink and Purple; Fern Dell / SILA Connection; Clothes The Deal; Report on Fall District Workshop; Stephanie Struck Update
  • October 2012 newsletter
  • Revised 2012-2013 Calendar; Welcome New Member Carol Dukes; Report on SIA Biennial Convention; Supporting the Sparks; Go to Camino Real Region Fall District Workshop
  • September 2012 newsletter
  • 2012-2013 Calendar; New Year, New Officers; 90th Anniversary Picnic at Fern Dell; President Bev Johnson; Youth Orchestra Program Changes Lives; Graduate Student Fellowship Winner Update
  • June 2012 newsletter
  • Installation of New Board; Reading is FUNdamental for SILA Members; Identify Fraud Prevention; Appreciative Award Winners; Memorial to Betsy MacCracken; Summer Planning Retreat
  • May 2012 newsletter
  • SILA Hosts International Visitor; Cooking at Downtown Women's Center; Women and HIV; SIA's Changing Brand Identity; Report on Spring Conference; LunaFest; Cheri Fleming: SIA President-Elect; Member News: Ginger & Sheila's Adventure; Decade by Decade: 1983-1992
  • April 2012 newsletter
  • A Day Enjoyed by All; Karen Bass Honored with Ruby Award; Congresswomen Roybal-Allard Introduces Bass; 90 Year Retrospective, the Movie; WOA Winner: Heidi DeLeon; Violet Richardson Award Winner: Anna Yegiyan; Graduate Fellowship Award Winners: Jennie Giron and Adrienne Meier; Thanks to Other Soroptimists
  • March 2012 newsletter
  • Karen Bass to be Honored at 90th Celebration; Reading is FUNdamental; Youth Forum a Success; SILA's Banner; Part WOD Award Winner: Pati Zarate; To Buy or to Add On: Soroptimist House Unit II; Member News: Stephanie Klopfleisch; Honoring Our Leaders Decade by Decade: 1973-1982
  • February 2012 newsletter
  • STOP Trafficking; How Do You Prevent Violence?; Mark Your Calendar; Pioneer Member: Barbara Jury; Looking Back: Establishment of Soroptimist House; Youth Forum Will Address Teen Relationship Violence; Tales of Perseverance, Courage and Hope; Honoring Our Leaders Decade by Decade: 1963-1972
  • January 2012 newsletter
  • Holiday Joy Shared; Sisterhood Luncheon; Remembering SILA 2011; Member News
  • December 2011 newsletter
  • Educate to Lead - A Fairy Tale Story; Declutter Your Life; Pioneer Member: Muriel Morse; December 10th Appeal: Birthing in the Pacific; Prepare to BE Santa!; SILA Service and Fellowship Awards; Member News; Honoring Our Leaders Decade by Decade 1953-1962
  • November 2011 newsletter
  • Message from SIA President; Meet Our New Member: Teresa Harvey; Pioneer Member: Mae Carvell; Social Media program Meeting; Fall Workshop Hosted by SI Montebello; Thinking About Hawaii?; Woman of Distinction: Tanya Walters; Soroptimist Flash Mob; Honoring Our Leaders Decade by Decade 1943-1952
  • October 2011 newsletter
  • Pioneer Member: Betsy MacCracken; Save the Dates; Committees Set; New Member: Daphyne Howell; Past Award Winner: Scarlett Aufmann; Janet and Buzz on the Move; Honoring Our Leaders Decade by Decade 1932-1942
  • September 2011 newsletter
  • Save the Dates; Charter Member: Susan Dorsey; Summer Planning Retreat; Violet Richardson Award Winner, Ernistine Fu, New Friendship Link: SI South Kolkata; Janet and Buzz's Adventure; Honoring Our Leaders Decade by Decade 1922-1932
  • June 2011 newsletter
  • Date Changed for Summer Planning Retreat; New Board is Installed; Connecting Across the World: Friendship Link with South Kolkata; BEYOND SPORT; Meet Our New Member: Jennifer Yi; Member News: Happy Travels
  • May 2011 newsletter
  • Second Step Shelter Helps Women and Children; A Successful Joint Spring Conference; Meet New Members; Remembrance of Past Members: Mildred L. Lillie; Keren Taylor's Continued Success with WriteGirls; Summer Planning Retreat; Member News-Mary Porter
  • April 2011 newsletter
  • Women Honored at Gala; New Members Inducted; Register for the SI International Convention; Rosa's Story; Camp Paivika Needed a Pool; Calendar of Events; Summer Planning Retreat; Graduate Fellowship Winner Exhibits Her Art; Member News-Annie Bodden.
  • March 2011 newsletter
  • Cooking Breakfast for 100 Homeless Ladies; DWC "Creating Safe Space for Women"; SILA Helps SI San Diego Celebrate 80 Years; Sign Up to Build Connections; Who Was Violet Richardson?; Tickets On Sale Now!; Come Explore The Grammy Museum; Member News-Jerri Patchett
  • February 2011 newsletter
  • No Meeting Wed. March 2; Understanding Title IX; A Menu of Service is Offered to Potential New Members; Coca-Cola Empowers Women Employees; A "Daughter" Club of SILA Turns 80; Save the Date for the Annual Awards Luncheon; The Call to Spring Conference is Here; Member News-Jeri Durham, Joan Johnson, Stephanie Klopfleisch
  • January 2011 newsletter
  • Updated Calendar Feb-July 2011; Invitation to Prospective Members; Come Explore the Grammy Museum; Visiting Soroptimist from Turkey; Update from Our District 2 Director; Wendy Greuel is SILA's Ruby Award Winner; Member News-SILA Named as Beneficiary
  • December 2010 newsletter
  • Recruitment Event; Christmas Memories; Rockettes Christmas Spectacular!; Christmas at 1736; Annual Event to be at the Castaway; Member News-Emily Dell
  • November 2010 newsletter
  • Fall District Workshop; Spring Conference to be at Spa in Carlsbad; Lunch at Taix French Restaurant; Get Fit!; Rockettes Christmas Spectacular; Member News-Sheila Tatum
  • October 2010 newsletter
  • International Guest at Sept 1 Meeting; Sept 15 Meeting; A Return to Noon Time Meetings?; Register Early for Fall District Workshop; Member News-Ginger Cole, Pam Smith, Joyce Jacob
  • September 2010 newsletter
  • RSVP to Sept 1 Meeting via an Evite; Planning Retreat Launches the New Year; An Amazing Look into SILA in the 1960's; LA Soroptimists Create "A Cultural Happening" in 1967; Member News-Joan Tancredi Remembered
  • June newsletter
  • Jeri Takes Another Term as President; Installation Dinner will be on June 16, 2010; Planning Retreat on August 7, 2010; Dues Are Due; SI Magazine Online; Choose the New Long Term Project; Body & Sold; Day at the Races; Member News-Joan Johnson, Stephanie Klopfleisch, Gloria Romero
  • May newsletter
  • Inside Hollywood at Prime Focus; Let's Move Together at Magic Mountain; Spring Conference Apr 23-25, 2010; Developing Ties with India; Member News-Jackie Johns Remembered, Vicky Hung Rangsuebsin
  • April newsletter
  • April & May 2010 Meetings at New Locations; B-Girl Teaches More Than Break Dancing; It's Not Too Late to Attend Spring Conference; Register Online for SIA Bienniel Convention July 7-10, 2010; Report from the UN; Body & Sold
  • March newsletter
  • March 2010 Meetings; Saturday Day of Service at DWC; SILA's Women of Distinction Luncheon; Are You Going to Spring Conference?; SIA Bienniel Convention; Who Will Serve on Next Year's Board of Directors?; 1736 Fundraising Activities; Member Happenings-Pam Smith, Joan Tancredi, Jackie Johns, Stephanie Klopfleisch, Leslie Nelman Mulford
  • February newsletter
  • February 2010 Meetings; Report on Meetings in January 2010; SILA Supports Anti-Trafficking Efforts; SILA Has a WOA Winner!; Member Happenings-Gloria Romero, Joyce Jacobs
  • January newsletter
  • January 2010 Meetings; Meetings & Activities in December 2009 - Project SIerra, Christmas at 1736, The Nutcracker Swings!; Meet Our Fund Treasurer Karen; Member Happenings-Jackie Johns
  • December newsletter
  • No Meeting on December 16, 2009; A Report on Meetings in November 2009; SILA Will Help Kids "Shop" for Mom at 1736; The Nutcracker Swings!; Member Happenings-Sheila Tatum, Joan Tacredi
  • November newsletter
  • New Location for Meetings; Report on October 2009 Meetings - Ending Violence Against Women; Donna Kreutz; Fall District Workshop; Violet Richardson Award Application; Thank You from Our 2008-9 Fellowship Winner; Member Happenings-Emily Dell
  • October newsletter
  • Location for October 2009 Meetings; Policy Summit 2009; Lazy Leader Road Show; Meet Our VP of Programs Ginger; Our VRA Winner is at Stanford; Member Happenings-Stephanie Klopfleisch
  • Aug 12 2009 ver 2
  • August 1, 2009 Planning Meeting; No More Noon Time Meetings?; Meet Our New President Jeri; Policy Summit-Oct. 6, 2009-Save the Date; Did You Read About Carole?; Member Happenings-DeAnna Blaylock, Pam Smith
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Los Angeles, California 90086
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