Region News

Dr. Peterson

Dr. Margaret R. Peterson, Soroptimist International of Los Angeles, was honored by the Los Angeles Business Journal with the prestigious LEADER IN HEALTH CARE AWARD at the Annual Health Care Leadership Forum and Awards Ceremony in May, 2018. The Award highlights the extraordinary accomplishments of individuals and organizations that have made significant strides in providing high-quality health care.

Congrtulations Dr. Peterson on your award; well deserved!


Dr. Carole Oglesby, Soroptimist International of Los Angeles, traveled to Botswana in May as Co-Chair of the 7th International Conference of the Working Group for Women and Sports (IWG). The Conference was a great success with over 1400 participants from all over the world. Congratulations Dr. Oglesby!


SI Fillmore 60th Anniversary

Soroptimist International of Fillmore

Celebrates 60 years

On May 16th, 2018, Soroptimist International of Fillmore celebrated 60 years of service to the community! The celebration was held at the La Fondita Restaurant in the City of Fillmore. Many Soroptimists were in attendance, including Camino Real Region Governor Ginger Cole, Governor Elect Ana Marie LeNoue, District Director I Sharon Jones, S.I. Fillmore President Jane David, and S.I. Fillmore member Ari Larson.

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Zero Tolerance

A blog by Dr. Nina Smart from Soroptimist Club Camino Real Region, California.

“Female Genital Mutilation – FGM – is a global issue that continues to present challenges for Soroptimists when attempting to improve the lives of women and girls. Though a difficult subject to discuss, it is important that we face the ugly truth about FGM.

40 years CRR

The CRR Annual Spring Conference is coming to The Warner Center Marriott once again on Aprill 20-22!

In honor of our 40th Year Anniversary, the Region Board and the Spring Conference Committee are planning a celebratory gathering to highlight our 40 years of service to the Camino Real Region and to spotlight plans for the future.  If you have not attended a Spring Conference, this is the year to join us!

Women Leadership Roundtable Discussion

Governor Ginger will be a speaker at this amazing Conference; tickets are selling fast. See the attached flyers for more information.

"Big Sister"

LEADING THE WAY—Big Brothers Big Sisters CEO Lynne West, center, is joined by board president Chip Marvin, left, and board member Richard Burke Jr. at a fundraiser last year. West will be honored Thursday during the nonprofit’s 30th anniversary gala at Las Posas Country Club. Courtesy Big Brothers Big Sisters


It is with sadness that SI Glendale's member Margaret Alm passed away on Sunday, April 2nd.  April 6th, the day of our business meeting, would have been her 101st birthday.  Margaret was remembered at the meeting for her nearly fifty-three years as a Soroptimist having joined in June of 1964.  Margaret also served as President of SI Glendale for the 1972-73 year.  She was known as a very sweet, cheerful and positive lady.  GEM Edith recalled Margaret as being...