Subject: Weekly Update
From: =?utf-8?Q?Soroptimist=20of=20Rio=20Vista?= <maryfella2@gmail.com>
Date: 11/3/2018 2:47 PM
To: =?utf-8?Q?Susan=20Whitesell?= <tapestrypt@comcast.net>

Weekly Update

 
Weekly Update
from Nov. 1st
Business Meeting

NEW MEMBERS 
We are thrilled to have two new members who are involved in our community: Jenny Emigh (sponsored by Teri Malkin) and Becky Birch (sponsored by Sandra McCosker).  We are looking forward to having these young women as part of our team.  Welcome!!
Thanks for donation...
Solano Commission on Women thanked us for the $1000 donation we made in support of their work.
BINGO... GOING FAST!
Our popular Bingo Night is Wed. Nov. 28th at 5:30 pm; there are 5 tickets left to sell!  What we need:
RAFFLE PRIZES:  good unused gifts that will make a good prize. Also boxes, wrapping paper, etc. 
HELPERS AT CLEAN-UP: after the event from 8:30 - 9:30... putting away chairs, tables, etc. Your help is appreciated.
PUMPKIN PATCH SUCCESS
Gross receipts were $6566. Terrific job - everyone  baked and it looked like a Pinterest event.  Special thanks to Hope, Cindy, Monica, Stacia, Deb... you guys are awesome.
TURKEY TROT
This is not our event but we urge you and your family to participate. Helpers are needed.. and it's just for about 2 hrs. on Thanksgiving morning. A fun community event. All proceeds go to RVHS and Middle School Cross Country Teams. To help out, email to Edwin Okamura e_okamura@yahoo.com
SAFEQUEST on Nov. 15th
Have someone who might want to join Soroptimist?  Nov. 15th meeting we will have a speaker from SafeQuest Solano, the much acclaimed county program for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, elder abuse, also youth services.  It will be a stirring and informative meeting.  Please let Kay Kelly know ahead of time so we can plan for lunches.  We will donate $500. to SafeQuest Speaker, Bobbie Enderlin
COMMITTEE HIGHLIGHTS
• Publicity- has increased our Facebook presence 430%  Wow.  
• Fundraising - Over $6500. from Pumpkin Patch and more to come from Bass Derby Beer Booth.  Thanks!
Also - LUNIFEST is confirmed, we are on board to receive the films and proceed with this event.  Yea!
• Education - received $1000. for Rodriquez Family Scholarship.  
• Women's Issues - Kay Kelly will deliver our donated items on Nov. 15th.Still needed: NEW underwear, sports bras, and PJ's
• Heart & Sole - new cross country t-shirts received for kids who are running in the Clarksburg Run next weekend.  
BOARD ACTIONS
1) Club voted to give $500 to SafeQuest Solano   2) Apple Square credit card application will be used at events. 3) establish a "Sunshine Fund" for our own members who may have needs.  Donations to this fund are voluntary and should be marked "Sunshine Fund".  More on this later.
NOVEMBER DATES
Nov. 8     Committee
Nov. 15   12:00 Bobbi Enderlin SafeQuest Solano 
Nov. 22    TURKEY TROT
Nov. 28    BINGO NIGHT

 
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