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SI Convention
by Founder Region on August 2nd, 2023
The Soroptimist International Convention was held in Dublin, Ireland last weekend and I was fortunate to have been in attendance with  over 1700 Soroptimist members from around the world. I was able to meet many members from so many countries – Iceland, Australia, Germany and more. I had a nice conversation with two members from SI/Kisumu who expressed their gratitude to Founder Region, and SI/El ...  Read More
New Club Year
by Founder Region on July 1st, 2023
Congratulations to your newly elected officers. I have been fortunate to be able to attend a few of your club installations. I cannot attend all that I have been invited to, but I appreciate all the invitations and I wish all of your boards and clubs much success in the upcoming year.It was great to see many of you in June at Leadership Training. It was nice to have members from around the region ...  Read More
June Reminders
by Founder Region on June 1st, 2023
Form 200 - CLUB PRESIDENT/ TREASURER /DREAM CHAIRSWe need this form to update the region roster and provides SIA new officer information. If you do not designate a LYD Chair or DI,BI Chair, the president will be the default. Send to your district director and SIA ASAP or before July 1.DOWNLOAD FORM 200Founder Region Annual Dues WorksheetUse this form to calculate club and members dues. This fillab...  Read More
It's Conference Time!
by Founder Region on May 1st, 2023
Conference is just a few days away and I am getting so excited! Our host clubs (SI/The East Bay, SI/El Cerrito, SI/Oakland-the Founder Club and SI/The Tri-Valley) have really been working hard to ensure members have a great time next weekend. When you see those members, be sure to tell them “Thank you” for all  they have done! So much goes on “behind the scenes” ahead of time and they have put for...  Read More
Countdown to Conference!
by Founder Region on April 1st, 2023
Conference is only a month away and we are getting excited! Here are a few reminders about important deadlines:Dream Programs Fundraiser: Sell or purchase drawing tickets and submit with club check to your District Representative by APRIL 8. Remember to provide a basket valued at $150 on Sunday morning at conference.Registration and Meal Form: Complete the forms ASAP and send to Cara Begley, Confe...  Read More
2023 Call to Conference
by Founder Region on March 1st, 2023
The 47th Annual Founder Region Conference is just around the corner and I invite you to attend at the beautiful Oakland Marriott City Center. Mark your calendars for May 5th through 7th as we gather for fun, fellowship and some region business during this exciting weekend.Our Legislative Advocacy Committee will explore how many of us find ourselves within the Sandwich Generation and how to cope wi...  Read More





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