Members of both local clubs of Soroptimist International hosted an all-day seminar for girls ages 14 to 18 called “Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls.” The Diane G. VanHook University Center was offered by sponsor College of the Canyons. Girls from all across the Wm. S. Hart High School District joined in the program, with significant participation by Bowman High School and Hart School. Lunch was provided courtesy of Jersey Mike’s.
“Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls” programs are being conducted by Soroptimist clubs all over the Americas, and beyond, based upon a curriculum founded by the international federation to promote education and empowerment for girls. Saturday’s Santa Clarita event opened with Amber Martinez (Comfort Keepers) as key-note speaker. Ms. Martinez was then joined by noteworthy women from across the business and non-profit community. Topics included career investigation, goal setting, stress management, and more… with the main theme of learning to find and realize dreams.
Soroptimist International is an international volunteer service organization founded in 1921 for business and professional women of all ages, cultures and ethnic groups (www.soroptimist.org).
Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley holds well-recognized events in the community such as “Bras for a Cause” and “Gentlemen for a Cause” (www.siscv.com) while Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley holds “The Wine Affair” and a successful, annual fashion show (www.sigscv.org).
Members of Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita and Greater Santa Clarita greet particpants.
: Linda Davies of the Domestic Violence Center of SCV (and event Co-Chair) and Sue Reynolds of Hart School District led sessions, joined here by young DJ Tyler, as well asHere Brenda Yanez and Lexi Hospodar of the DVC.
President Rebecca Johnston (SI of Greater Santa Clarita) and President Amanda Etcheverry (SI of Santa Clarita Valley) with event Co-Chair Vanessa Wilk
Susie Cordova of City of Santa Clarita with Key-note Speaker Amber Martinez of Comfort Keepers
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond on Wednesday called on California’s cross-sector partners to accelerate investments that can help all California students access the technology they need to succeed academically in all educational settings.
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L.A. County Board of Supervisors Chair Kathryn Barger proclaimed a state of emergency in the county Sunday, as the sheriff sets a 6 p.m. curfew countywide to address widespread unrest following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Sunday 1,379 new cases of COVID-19 and 25 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,547 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 89 more than Saturday.
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The Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector is in the process of mailing Notices of Delinquency to property owners who have not paid their property taxes in full for the 2019-20 tax year. Delinquent taxes from the 2019-20 tax year will default if payment is not received by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time or postmarked by the United States Postal Service before midnight on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.
The city of Santa Clarita's Planning Commissioners will consider extending the timeframe for a 90,900-square-foot business development on Sierra Highway and hear public comments on a proposed 375-unit residential development in Saugus at the commission's next meeting on Tuesday, June 2, starting at 6 p.m.
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