SIP With Soroptimist – July 11, 2020

SIP with Soroptimist a Huge Success

This summer, Soroptimist International of Rio Vista worked creatively to raise funds with its SIP with Soroptimist event. The funds raised from this event continue to support our mission through programs that provide women and girls with access to he education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment.

We want to thank the following for their We are pleased to announce that we were able to provide twelve thousand dollars in scholarships to 2020 RVHS graduating seniors, and forty-five hundred dollars to our Live your Dream recipient and our Women’s Empowerment Award. Thank you to this beautiful community, members, and friends that allowed us to raise over seven thousand dollars. In these challenging times, it took faith and trust in our organization to support an event like this. We are forever grateful. This fundraiser ensures that we will be able to continue this tradition in the 2020/2021 school year.sponsorship of SIP with Soroptimist.

Major Sponsor
Samuel Adams Brewing Company – Michael Kelley

Other Sponsors
Pressley Vineyards – Charlie & Brittany Hamilton
Lodi Vintners
Sommelier–Michael Kelley
Hemly Cider
Lira’s Supermarket
Catering–Arvell & Minnie Howell
Highway 12 Diner – Howard & MaryEllen Lamothe
Frito Lay
Members of Soroptimist International of Rio Vista

We also want to thank our Chair and Co-Chair of the event, Stacia Olson and Monica Awender; they did an outstanding job. They were assisted by Committee Members, Linda Yerves, Susan Swensson, Hope Cohn, Wanda Apel, Claudia See, and Kay Kelley. Other members who helped are Gayle Crawley, Jenny Emigh, Minnie Howell, MaryEllen Lamonthe, Mingo Greco, Lynn Oesterle.

Following is just one of the many quotes we received from a happy supporter: “Cheers to Soroptimist International of Rio Vista for their dedication to the empowerment of women in education through fundraisers such as Sip w/Soroptimist. Such attention to detail and a thoughtful selection of local wines and charcuterie selections paring so intentionally with specialty beers and ciders. You ladies in Rio Vista Rocked this one. I look forward to more events w/Soroptimist”.