Soroptimist is an international women’s organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. Almost 95,000 Soroptimists in about 120 countries and territories contribute time and financial support to community-based and international projects that benefit women and girls.

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Wide selection of beautiful dresses for the choosing!

Annual Prom Boutique

Every girl dreams of going to their High School Prom.  Soroptimist International of Placerville is helping to make that dream come true.   Through donations of new and gently used formal dresses and accessories we are able to provide gowns and accessories to local High School girls at no cost.

High School Scholarship Applications Due April 1

Are you a high schooler in your senior year?

Do you need funding for your college education?  Soroptimist International of Placerville is currently accepting applications to apply for $1,000 scholarships.  See your local high school counselor for the application.  For more information, please call 530.344.1476


Soroptimist Members Decorate Christmas Tree on Highway 50, Placerville

Several club members gathered to decorate our "club tree" to help decorate Placerville's portion of Highway 50 through town.  We had fun "zip" tying ornaments to the tree and winding about 8 strands of lights on it.

Cookie Baking for Remembrance Celebration

Cookie Baking for Remembrance Celebration

Upcoming Events

Nov 25, 2014

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Women's activists have marked November 25 as a day against violence since 1981.

Dec 2, 2014

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December, recalls the date of the adoption, by the General Assembly, of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (resolution 317(IV)of 2 December 1949).

Dec 3, 2014

Noon Business Meeting at Denny's

Our monthly business meeting is scheduled for the 1st Wednesday of each month at Denny's on Fair Lane in Placerville.  Club business is reviewed and discussed.

Dec 10, 2014

5:30 Evening Meeting

On the 2nd Wednesday of each month we meet for dinner at 5:30pm.  We usually have a speaker to share information about an organization working in our community.  We are currently meeting at the Smith Flat House.  Join us for a relaxing, fun and informative evening!  Please call for further information 530.344.1476.