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Claws and effect

Posted on September 10, 2017 by Sonoma Valley Sun


It’s the Soroptimist International of Sonoma Valley’s Maine event – the group’s annual fundraising lobster sale. Members are now taking orders pick-up at the Atrium Building, 670 W. Napa Street in Sonoma, on Saturday, September 16 from 10 a.m. until 1p.m. The crustaceans will be flown in from Maine that morning. Lobsters weigh about 1.5 pounds, cost $26 each and can be ordered live or cooked. Advance orders are necessary and must be received by September 15.

The Soroptimists have a 50-plus-year history of giving back to the Sonoma Valley community while improving the lives of women and girls. “This is a terrific reason to invite your friends over for a delicious lobster meal and directly impact the lives of women and girls in our community,” said co-chair Juliette Andrews.

To order, call her at 707.338.1874 or Carol Whitson at 707.953 3621.

The Soroptimists have a more than 50-year history of giving back to the Sonoma Valley community while improving the lives of women and girls.

Proceeds from their events are used to support Soroptimist local projects, which include the holiday tree lighting and hot chocolate with Santa, the Plaza Easter egg hunt, grants to community organizations that help local women and girls, and educational scholarships to girls and women in Sonoma Valley, including the Ilene Addison Award for a Creekside High School graduating senior, the Violet Richardson Award for a Sonoma Valley girl 18 and under dedicated to volunteering and helping others, and the Live Your Dream Award for a local woman returning to college while solely supporting children or family members.



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