October 2022 Bulletin

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President's Message

As I write this I am enjoying the beautiful fall weather we are experiencing in Truckee. Crisp mornings and beautiful afternoons. So fortunate that the poor air quality was short-lived. This month promises to be an exciting month for our club! I hope you all can participate in as many events as possible. 
 
We start off with the October 4 program meeting at Pizza on the Hill where we will have speakers from several groups that we support, including KidZone, Sierra Seniors, and La Fuerza Latina Program. 
 
On October 8 we have our Highway Cleanup.  Sign up on our website. It's fun to work together and very satisfying to see our clean section of 80. If you have any questions, please contact Sue Sage.
 
On October 27 we have our SUDS event at Alibi. Drinks and appetizers will be available. This is an opportunity for prospective members to learn more about our club in a social setting. If you know of anyone who you would like to invite, please reach out to them and RSVP on their behalf on our ClubRunner website, sitd.info. If you have any questions regarding the SUDS, please contact our membership committee.  
 
And, October 29 is the District 5 meeting in Quincy.  This is a wonderful opportunity to learn what Soroptimist is doing on a regional level and meet and mingle with other members.  Details are on the Sierra Nevada Region website.
 
Work is also underway for our Soroptishop. A number of members have stepped up to volunteer to make this year‘s event a grand success. If you are interested in helping, in any way… big or small...  please reach out to Kathleen Raber or Pati Johnson. We are always on the lookout for more vendors and, of course, sponsors. I’d also like to applaud Chris Seitz and Pam English as they are, once again, working with the Truckee high school to teach a cooking/science class for the students. What a wonderful way to connect with our young Truckee community. 
 
Finally, the “Live Your Dream” application period is open. $4,000 is available for women for education or training. Women must be the head of household and have at least one dependent.
Applications are at bit.ly/LYDA-apply and are due by November 15th.  If you know of anyone who may qualify, please encourage them to apply. We also have posters that are available for circulation to promote the award.

I hope to see you out on the trails or lake, and at these wonderful events!
 

- Denise

Come to our Program Meeting on October 4th at Pizza on the Hill from 5-7 pm. We will be hosting a variety of local organizations who have benefited from SITD's funding. Speakers will talk about how our funds have made a difference in their organization and their ability to serve the community. Speakers include representatives from: LaFuerza Latina Program, Truckee Community Theater, Senior Services, KidZone and Headwaters Science Institute.
 
Attendees will pay a fee of $20 each for pizza and salad (to be collected at the door). Drinks are available for purchase as well.
 
Come join us for this informative event and learn how our funds make a difference in our community! Sign up on sitd.info. Contact Cathy Leibow at cleibow2@gmail.com  if you have any questions.

What’s more fun than getting together with friends and helping to beautify our town? Please join us for our Highway Cleanup Day on Saturday, October 8th. We’ll meet at Wild Cherries at 8:00 for a safety overview and for handing out the gear (please bring your own gloves and safety glasses/sun glasses), will break into smaller groups and head out to clean up our stretch of Interstate 80. 

 
We need 8 more helpers so please sign up today! Many hands make light work. And don’t forget…. We now are eligible to receive $250 for each cleanup day! Let’s go out for lunch afterwards to celebrate a job well done.
 
See you on the 8th!
Stories
Oct22 Thought of the Day
I used to think I could fix anything in my life if I just tried a little harder or gave it more time. But, some things aren't meant to be 'fixed'.
 
Sometimes, all you can do is make peace with it, and move forward, knowing you did the best you could.
SNR District 5 Fall Meeting Oct 29, 2022
In the Fall and Spring, all the SI-clubs in our region get together by District to share ideas, information and get to know each other better. Our District 5 sister club in Quincy is hosting the meeting this year on October 29th.
It will be held from 9-2:30 at the Elks Lodge in Quincy. The theme is "Awesome Autumn". Contact our delegate, Diane Venezia, if you want to ride share to the meeting for the day or you can stay Friday night. Details will be on the website soon.
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Oct Made it Happen
Pam English was recognized for the “Made it Happen“ award in September. Pam works tirelessly on behalf of the Club, with much of it being “behind the scenes.“ She is our liaison with the high school, she maintains connections with our scholarship recipients, she helps organize the Live Your Dream award, she applies for grants on behalf of the Club and she handles our press releases and publishes our beautiful news bulletin every month (just to name a few of her activities!). Hats off and cheers to our very special Pam!
Soroptishop Call to Action

SOROPTISHOP IS BOTH LIVE AND VIRTUAL THIS YEAR

The Soroptishop Committee is very excited to host our live/in-person Soroptishop Artisan Craft Faire once again this year, and we need your help.

We anticipate 60 vendors who will be offering quite a variety of items for sale. For those who are unable to attend the live event, we will also have multiple vendors signed up for the virtual portion of the Artisan Faire. It is a great opportunity to do some holiday gift shopping. And to pick up a little something for yourself!

We need Vendors! If you know any artisan who you think would like to sell their items at our event, please direct them to www.Soroptishop.GiveSmart.com for information or to register. Or you can have them contact Kathleen Raber or Pati Johnson for information.

We also need SITD members to sign up to help on the day of the event. A Volunteer Signup sheet will be coming in October and will include help with Set Up, Take Down, Pouring Wine, and Ticket Sales/Check In. Please be thinking of where you would like to help. And mark your calendar!!

We also need all members to help promote this fun event. Tell your family, friends and co-workers about it. Post and share on your social media pages. Send out text and emails.

This is our club’s second largest fundraiser. All net proceeds help to pay for the programs which we support.

 

Here are the important details:

What: Soroptishop is an Artisan Craft Faire. Lots of unique goods for sale, which make great holiday gifts.

When: November 17, 2022 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at the Community Rec Center in Truckee.

Cost: $15 Admission, includes a glass of Truckee River Winery wine and some goodies. You can buy admission tickets in advance at Soroptishop.Givesmart.com

Virtual: Runs from Thursday November 10th to Thursday November 24th and is free!!

Questions? Contact Kathleen Raber at KathleenRaber@gmail.com or Pati Johnson at Pati@nadell.net

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Shirley Phelan Art Show 2022
The International Reno Art Show was tremendous. And our own Shirley Phelan  had a booth and sold a picture on the first night! Many local Truckee artists displayed their work.
October Program Meeting
October Hospitality
October Business Meeting
Upcoming Events
Toys for Tots Toy Drive!
11850 Old Mill Rd
Nov 17, 2022 12:00 PM –
Dec 14, 2022 12:00 PM
 
Giving Tuesday 2022
Nov 22, 2022 – Nov 29, 2022
 
SITD 2022 December Board Meeting
Dickson Realty Office
Dec 01, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
SITD 2022 December Business Meeting
Truckee Airport
Dec 08, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
SITD SUDS (Social Event)
Alibi Ale Works
Dec 08, 2022
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
 
SITD Holiday Brunch
12568 Union Mills Rd
Dec 11, 2022
11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
 
SITD 2023 January Board Meeting
Dickson Realty Office
Jan 05, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
SITD 2023 January Business Meeting
Truckee Airport
Jan 12, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Lisa Barr
November 7
 
Chris Carroll
November 11
 
Angela White
November 12
 
Katy Carroll Jones
December 5
 
Lynette Powell
December 9
 
Pam English
December 11
 
Denise Eyton-Lloyd
December 12
 
Marion Thatch
December 14
 
Jae Gustafson
December 17
 
Leslie Kahn
December 18
 
Patti Conk
December 19
 
Anniversaries
Shirley Phelan
Tom Phelan
December 8
 
Join Date
Chris Seitz
November 1, 2020
2 years
 
Jennifer Hermann
November 1, 2016
6 years
 
Judi Roberts
November 1, 2021
1 year
 
Kimberly Stafford
November 1, 2021
1 year
 
Loretta Mullins
November 1, 2020
2 years
 
Marion Thatch
November 1, 2020
2 years
 
Patti Conk
November 1, 2014
8 years
 
Angela White
December 1, 2009
13 years
 
Lisa Swartz
December 1, 1994
28 years
 
Susan Westgarth
December 1, 2021
1 year
 
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