Soroptimists in Abbotsford-Mission hold information session

Organization works to improve the lives of girls and women

An information session will be held Wednesday, Nov. 25 for those interesting in learning more about Soroptimist International of Abbotsford-Mission.

The meeting starts at 6 p.m. at the Fraser River Interpretive Centre (33248 Harbour Ave.) in Mission.

The informal session will provide details about the club and its activities, and provide an opportunity to meet members.

Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization that works to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

The Abbotsford-Mission Soroptimists join 1,300 Soroptimist clubs in 20 countries and territories that empower women and girls through volunteer projects in local communities.

The clubs provide cash grants for education, hands-on efforts to end domestic violence, career mentoring for girls, women’s health initiatives and many other community-based projects.

Contact Colleen at siabbotsford.mission@soroptimist.net for more information. More information about the organization is available at soroptimist.org.

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