Soroptimist International of the Americas, an international volunteer organization for business and professional women, recently chartered a new club in the CNMI. The organization’s mission is to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world.
Soroptimist International of Northern Mariana Islands, or SI NMI, will charter with 18 members who represent professions including banking, retail, airlines, government sector, etc.
The charter celebration will be held on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at the Kanoa Resort Saipan from 11am to 2pm. Tickets are being sold for $35 per person.
Jill Arenovski from Seafix, Inc. will be installed as the club’s first president. “These are women in our community who wish to contribute their time to helping other women,” Arenovski said. “Our club has set out to enhance the status of women and girls, both locally and globally.”
SI NMI charter members was sponsored by the Guam-based club, Soroptimist International of the Marianas, SI Marianas, and will join Soroptimists in more than 100 countries and territories worldwide who contribute time and financial support to community-based projects that benefit women and girls.
Soroptimist’s major project, the Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Awards, provides women who serve as the primary wage earners for their families with financial resources to offset costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education or additional skills and training. In addition, the club will create projects in collaboration with other organizations within the CNMI which cater to women & girls.
For more information about Soroptimist International Northern Mariana Islands, contact Arenovski at (670) 287-9395 or email@example.com.