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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
Happy Valentine's Day
by Founder Region on February 1st, 2023
As Founder Region continues to “Bee the Dream!,” planning for the 2023 Founder Region Conference is well underway. Our 100-year anniversary conference in Oakland was canceled due to the pandemic, but fortunately we are able to celebrate in Oakland this year. Mark your calendars for May 5th through 7th as we gather in-person at the Oakland Marriott City Center. Details to follow soon.We are now in ...  Read More
Happy 2023!
by Founder Region on January 1st, 2023
If you are like me, these past few months have been extremely hectic. We have begun a new biennium and clubs are beginning to get back together in person and working together on their projects. We have been through District Meetings and many holiday parties and fundraisers. Live Your Dream applications have been submitted and clubs are in the midst of judging for deserving awardees. Many clubs are...  Read More
Season's Greetings
by Founder Region on December 1st, 2022
As we begin this 2022 holiday season, no matter how you celebrate it, be it Christmas, Hanukkah, Rohatsu or Kwanzaa, may you remember that it is truly more rewarding to give than to receive. As I sit here writing this on Giving Tuesday, I ask that you consider making Soroptimist and/or Founder Region Fellowship, your charity of choice. Even the smallest of donations will be used to help the many w...  Read More




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