Governor Eddie Baza Calvo and First Lady Christine M.S. Calvo met with Soroptimist International members to present a proclamation recognizing October 28, 2011 as Soroptimist International Day.
“Guam has so many strong women who do so much for this community. They have families, they have careers and they still find the time to give back to the island and make a difference,” Governor Calvo said. “Women are such a driving force on Guam and I’m proud to work with them — in my administration, in the court system, the legislature and in the business community. Guam is the island it is today because of the strength and ingenuity of the women who have guided us throughout history and continue to move us forward every day.”
The Soroptimist International of Guam and the Soroptimist International of the Marianas join Soroptimist International organizations throughout the world in celebrating the organization’s 90th anniversary of serving women and young girls worldwide.
Members of Soroptimist International districts from throughout the region are on Guam to attend a district meeting to be held tomorrow, Ocotber 29, 2011 at the Royal Orchid Hotel in Tumon. The First Lady will deliver welcoming remarks at tomorrow’s conference. It begins at 9a.m.
According to the organization’s official web site, Soroptimist International is a service organization for women focused on supporting the needs of, and improving the lives of women and young girls.
Contact Troy Torres at 475-9304 or 486-8887 for more information.
Photo Cutline: Governor Eddie Baza Calvo and First Lady Christine M.S. Calvo celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Soroptimist International worldwide organization. Governor Calvo signed a proclamation declaring October 28, 2011 as Soroptimist International Day in recognition of the achievements and contributions of women throughout the world.

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