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Newsmonger

By: Linda Mendizabal Yippee! JENN LUKINS has been elected President-elect, her term runs until June and then July 1-June 30, 2020, she will serve as President … LIZ and Adam PALMER are the proud parents of baby River Lou Palmer – we can’t wait to meet her … ELLEN CAMACHO and her partner raised $12,000 […]

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February was Black History Month

By: Linda Mendizabal Harriet Tubman, A Champion of Freedom Born into slavery around 1822 in Bucktown, near Cambridge, MD. On the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Tubman was one of nine children of Harriet Green and Benjamin Ross. She escaped the bonds of slavery in the summer of 1849, traveling by night through Maryland and Delaware […]

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Support Plus

I invite each of you to please let me know if there is some difficult situation in your life so that we may offer our support as a club.  AND, to also, when you note another member in a stressful time, to please (with their permission) call me and let me know. This month, our long time […]

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Challenge Days Needs Volunteers

Challenge Day at South Tahoe High School needs volunteers on Monday, March 18, 7:30 am-3:00 pm.  Challenge Day mission and vision: Mission: Challenge Days provide youth and their communities with experiential programs that demonstrate the possibility of love and connection through the celebration of diversity, truth and full expression. Vision: That every child lives in […]

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Program Schedule for March and April

March 13               Annual Awards Presentation—Live Your Dream, G.I.V.E. and Ruby Awards, Harrah’s March 20               Using DNA Technology to Solve Crimes Now and in the Future—Advances in Forensics, Laurie Ault, Harrah’s March 27               Managing Menopause, Dr. Clare Rudolph, Harrah’s April 3                     Business Meeting, Harrah’s April 10                   Featured Member/Social:  […]

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Actions Taken at the March Board Meeting

Passed unanimously to elect Jenn Lukins to fill the President-elect position for the remainder of the 2018-2019 year Passed unanimously to pay up to $500 toward member expenses to attend the 43rd Annual Sierra Nevada Region Conference including $50 for a raffle basket at the conference from the Contingency Fund Passed unanimously to pay $240 […]

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A Message From President Pam

Spring is on the way although it may not look like it when you look out your window.  I am so excited that we elected Jenn Lukins to fill the President-elect position for the remainder of this year and she has every intention of continuing on as President next year!  I am also excited that […]

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Newsmonger

By: Linda Mendizabal SISLT and SITS have been participating in the Camp Fire Childrens’ Book Drive – members have generously donated children’s books to replenish the books children lost in the Paradise fire … CHERYL CHAMBERS welcomed a new grandson, Nolan James on January 22 and introduced him to us at a recent meeting (and his mom, Katie) … MARYLOU […]

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Recruitment & Retention

February 2019 brought us two great new members;  Nina Brox and Donna Sohan!  They were oriented together by myself and Aletha Nelligan.  They were inducted at the March Business Meeting. Nina Brox Nina’s return to Lake Tahoe brings her full circle.  She grew up in the Bay Area, spending weekends at the lake. Nina studied international political science and modern […]

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Major Project Update

On January 30 and February 6 club members heard presentations on two projects which have potential to be designated as the clubs major project. Both the boys and girls club and the girls softball field presented their projects through PowerPoint presentations which will be posted online for any member who wishes to view the presentations […]

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A Note of Gratitude

A note of gratitude to all who sent sympathy messages and cards to myself and my husband.  On December 15th, my son Richard King, died peacefully in his sleep, at his home, in his own bed. We did not know that Richard had a heart condition. As a result of his heart condition he suffered […]

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February Business Meeting Summary

By President Pam Note: Due to a snow storm and dangerous driving conditions, the February Board meeting was cancelled.  The Board voted on two issues during the Business meeting. Approved the Minutes of the January 9, 2019 Business meeting Approved a donation of $1,000 to Tahoe Youth & Family Services to support the 2019 Drug […]

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President’s Message

By President Pam I hope you have all dug out after our recent snow storm and are bracing for the next one. This is quite a winter! Unfortunately, we were not able to attend the District 5 Winter meeting in Reno on Saturday due to the snow storm. When our members aren’t shoveling or snow […]

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2018 Holiday Auction Report

On December 19, 2018, 90 excited and generous Soroptimist members and guests filled Mt Tallac Room in Harveys to ring in the Holidays with our annual Holiday Auction.  Members donated items to be auctioned off. Items included group tours to various wineries in El Dorado County, group hike to Echo Lakes, homemade goodies, home cooked dinners, handicrafts, […]

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Sand Harbor Dates

Please mark your calendars for the following dates at Sand Harbor: Taming of the Shrew  July 17, 2019 7:30 pm Million Dollar Quartet  August 7, 2019  7:30 pm Tickets are $45 per show ($90 total) when purchasing the double show package,  or $49 for an individual show. Please bring your check to Wednesday’s January 16 […]

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Program Schedule for the remainder of January and February 2019

January 16            Young Women of Distinction, Janey Roeser, Harrah’s January 23            Jaycee Macias, Live Violence Free Trafficking Educator (Intro Jane Flavin), Harrah’s January 30            Long-term Project Presentation—Boys & Girls Club STEM Room, Jude Wood, Executive Director, (Intro Cathy DiCamillo), Harveys February 6            Business Meeting (President Pam) including Long-term Project Presentation—Girls Softball Field, (Brooke Laine & […]

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Support Plus December 2018

December was a busy month for Support Plus! -We started with providing set up and take support for Ed Laine’s memorial service.  Ed was the husband of beloved long time member Del Laine, and the father of Brooke Olivares Laine who passed away recently after a long illness.  It was held at Lake Tahoe Golf […]

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Adding content to Wine Gala

Log in Go to “Posts —> All Posts” Filter the Posts by selecting the “Food & Wine Tasting” category — click “Filter” to confirm your selection. The list now only shows Posts in the Food & Wine Tasting category. Find and click on the Post you want to edit (you can either click the name or […]

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How to download report for Ticket Purchases

Log in (request login credentials) Under “Event Espresso” select “Registrations” (Event Espresso is all the way down in the left sidebar). This is the complete list of registrations for all ticket purchases PLUS lunch events, including past events. In order to limit the list to only see Ticket purchases, use the “Search Registrations” feature and […]

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Send out Lunch Meeting Registration email

Go to “Email Subscribers —> Newsletters” Use the following settings (Select Email Subject “Lunch Meeting Registration”): After you select which Subscribers group to send to, the “Send Email” button will become available. When you click “Send Email” you will need to click “OK” on this to send out: You have to send a total of three […]

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Prepare a Monthly Newsletter page

Go to “Pages —> Add New” Name your page “Month” “Year” Newsletter in the headline area (Example: “March 2017 Newsletter”) In the right sidebar, at Page Attributes, Chose the parent page “Member Newsletters” That organizes this page as a sub page under Member Newsletters’ page. Click the purple button “Use The Divi Builder” In the […]

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Connect Event Registration with Calendar Event

Log in Under “Event Espresso” select “Events” Find the Event Registration that pertains to the Calendar Event you want registrations for (to set up Calendar Event, instructions here — to set up Event Registration, instructions here) Open Event Registration and click “Shortcode” button. Copy the code that’s generated. Looks something like this: You will need to insert […]

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Add or edit a Calendar Event

Log in Under “Events” — select “All Events” To add a new event: Click “Add New” button up top Enter the information under “Event Details” Event Date and Time — make your selections Event Location Details — add venue name and address. You can chose to show the location on the map. Event cost and Tickets — […]

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How to send out an eblast to the members

Log in Under “Email Subscribers” — select “Newsletters“ Do the following selections: Select Mail Subject — select the email message you want to send out. If you haven’t composed an email message for your current topic, read instructions here. Select Mail Type — “Send mail immediately” Select Subscribers group to Send Mail — see Note […]

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Attendance Reminder

Just a reminder to all that your RSVP to the weekly attendance notice is important.   We need to give Harrah’s or Harveys numbers by 12:30 on the Monday before a meeting.  An accurate count keeps our expenses way down and helps the venue plan the amount of food needed.  Remember that if you register […]

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