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Give Her Wings 50/50 Raffle – Tickets on Sale Now

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We all know that 2020 has been a challenging year! Soroptimist International of the TriCities has worked diligently to keep offering our many programs in creative ways.  We’re hoping you can support us keeping our programs (like Warm Place for Women, Bea’s Kloset, and our scholarships) running by participating in our 50/50 raffle draw. Why…

An open letter to our Covid19 grantors from the Club President

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A deeply heartfelt thank you to Sunrise Rotary Club, Port Coquitlam Foundation, Coquitlam Foundation, TD Bank and the Red Cross for their financial support of the work of the Soroptimists of the TriCities. It was so incredibly generous of these organizations to sponsor and grant us funds to ensure we can continue to offer Warm…

TD Community Giving Supports Soroptimist Warm Place for Women

TD Community Giving has recognized the efforts of our Warm Place for Women program, believing in the power of providing a ‘hand up’ to women and children in our community. Warm Place for Women is known as a delicious dinner for women of a lower socio-economic background, but it is not just a dinner; it’s…

Soroptimist Club Giving

SI TriCities is pleased to be acknowledged by Soroptimist International of the Americas (SIA.)   Not only do we do amazing work in our own community, we also support our larger organization, paving the way for thousands of women and girls worldwide. We equip girls and women with  resources needed to forge new opportunities – ensuring…

TriCity News – A stitch in time to help doctors in COVID-19 pandemic

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Tri-City women team up to sew colourful, reusable gowns for doctors in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, New Westminster and Burnaby Original article posted in the TriCity News on April 20th, 2020 – Diane Strandberg Spring fashion shows may be cancelled but Tri-City, New Westminster and Burnaby doctors may want to hit the runway when…

COVID19 Update – Message from the President

COVID 19 Announcement

Hi all, In light of everything that has been going on, I’m sure this is no surprise that a decision to cancel the upcoming Soroptimist meeting on April 1st has been made. At this moment, our next scheduled meeting is May 6th, but we will be sending another email closer to the date to confirm or…

enCompass Supports Soroptimist

enCompass Solutions, a global leader in industrial automation, and based in Port Coquitlam, is committed to community engagement. Julie Knisley, Board Secretary at Soroptimist, recently met with the leadership team at enCompass and shared the many programs Soroptimist runs. enCompass immediately saw how their organization could make an impact benefitting women and girls…

Exploring Scholarships & Bursaries

Our successful DiBi Career Conference was followed by a November workshop “Unlocking Your Future: The Key to Scholarships.” Led by Scholarship consultant Brittany Palmer, the afternoon had more than 30 people present (some teen girls and some parents) learning the ins and outs of bursaries, grants, scholarships, and how to access available funds.

Packed House at Dream it Be it

We had over 100 teen girls, 50+ amazing career mentors, and 20 Soroptimists at our Dream it Be it Career Exploration Day.
Here’s just a few of the professions we had in attendance: police officer, fire fighter, physician, nurse, baker, hot rod mechanic, electrician, politician, realtor, funeral director, entrepreneur, engineer, software designer, counsellor, and so much more!!!