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4/1/2018 - SI Bend Press Release - Bras From Bend

Posted by corinashughes@gmail.com on April 1, 2018 at 12:55 PM Comments comments (0)

7th ANNUAL “BRAS FROM BEND” TO FIGHT HUMAN TRAFFICKING


SPONSORED BY SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF BEND (SI BEND)


Bend, OR, March 2018: Starting April 1, 2018, Soroptimist International of Bend (SI Bend) will be placing their collection Bra Boxes around town at participating retail businesses to help bring awareness to the fight against international human trafficking. These garments will help create a pathway to a better life for a woman res...

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2/1/18 - SI Bend Press Release - Community Baby Shower

Posted by corinashughes@gmail.com on February 1, 2018 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (1)

13th ANNUAL COMMUNITY BABY SHOWER FOR BABIES OF BEND

BEGINS FEBRUARY 1 to MARCH 31, 2018

SPONSORED BY SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF BEND, OR (SI BEND)


Bend, OR, January 2018: Working to keep Central Oregon babies warm and clothed, Soroptimist International of Bend is calling on our community for donations of clothing and essential baby and toddler items. For the 13th year, making the babies warm and cuddly happens because of the generous communi...

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October 2017- SI Bend Press Release - Discover Soroptimist

Posted by corinashughes@gmail.com on October 20, 2017 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)

DISCOVER SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF BEND,

A SERVICE ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO IMPROVING THE LIVES OF WOMEN AND GIRLS


October presents an opportunity to discover Soroptimist and the assistance it gives to a number of non-profit organizations in our community. If you would like to be part of a women's service organization that works with ...

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SI Bend Announces 2017-2018 Officers

Posted by corinashughes@gmail.com on September 15, 2017 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

As we kick off the new term, SI Bend celebrates 74 years of helping women and children in Central Oregon! We are pleased to introduce the following:


2017-2018 Officers

Co-Presidents - Judy McLeary and Margaret Wyman

Vice President - Jan Swander

Recording Secretary - June Brown

Treasurer - Annie Barlow

Communication Coordinator - Kim Moller

Directors - Kris Jennings, Elizabeth Hughes Weide

Past Pesident - Annie Barlow


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SI Bend 2016 Live Your Dreams Awards Dinner

Posted by corinashughes@gmail.com on April 14, 2016 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Dr. Shirley Metcalf, President of Central Oregon Community College was our keynote speaker at the annual Live Your Dream Awards Banquet. Three COCC students each received a $2000 award. Aleshia Detweiler, Becky Pomeroy and Ana Torres are on their way to becoming a nutritional therapeutic practitioner, a police officer and an elementary teacher, respectively. SI of Bend is very pleased that Ms. Detweiler is also one of the NWRSIA award winners, receiving an additional $3000.

Stop Human Trafficking Program Attended by Community

Posted by corinashughes@gmail.com on January 28, 2016 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (0)


SI Bend President, Terri Swendsen, introduces the January 2016 program on Human Trafficking. SI Bend showed a video titled, "What is Human Trafficking and Why Should We Care" to a gathering of Central Oregon community members, high school students and SI Bend members.

Our 2nd Successful Year with Harmony4Women

Posted by corinashughes@gmail.com on January 12, 2016 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

For the second year in a row, SI Bend partnered with Harmony4Women in a successful fundraising concert. SI Bend (represented by President,  Terri Swendsen, 2nd from right) and four other Bend area organizations received contributions from Harmony4Women.

Candlelight Vigil to Stop Human Trafficking

Posted by corinashughes@gmail.com on January 11, 2016 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Soroptimist International of Bend held a candlelight vigil to draw attention to the plague of human trafficking on Monday, January 11, 2016, the National Day of Human Trafficking Awareness.

SI Bend Delivers Centerpieces to Family Kitchen and Meals and Wheels

Posted by corinashughes@gmail.com on December 9, 2015 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)

A big 'thanks' to the SI Bend members who got together to create Christmas centerpieces for those in need. Family Kitchen was delighted with the 17 centerpieces we gave them to place on their tables. Meals and Wheels was very appreciative of 28 centerpieces we provided them to take to patrons in our community along with their meals.

 

Thank you to all of those who participated: Margaret Wyma...

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