The fund raiser is on September 12, 2010 at the Honolulu Country Club 4:00 pm till 8:pm. See menu below.
The annual Soroptimist Taste of the Arts (TOTA) dinner fundraiser is a major project to fund help benefit single mothers returning to school to improve their economic status and to girls in high school in recognition for their community service. This program benefits the programs of the Soroptimist International of Central Oahu, Honolulu, and Waikiki Foundation, Inc. Many members of the three clubs invite attendees to the event and expose them to the good works of the clubs besides enjoying an evening of food, fun, and camaraderie. Major donations for the silent auction help expand the contributions to the event as well as cash. Many items are up for sale in the silent auction including art, jewelry, gift certificates, two nights stay at the Trump Towers Waikiki Hotel, and much more. Tables are available for major donations in the Gold Level for $2,000 . It includes table service and special location next to the main stage. Reservations must be purchased by Sunday August 29th by calling 808 285-3175. Tickets are $100 per person with a tax deduction and tables of ten are still available for just $1,000. This past year over $10,000 in cash awards were awarded to needy women and girls.
Many more items are requested for the auction as well as cash donations from the community by September 10th . A prime rib buffet and dessert bar are offered, along with cool jazz renditions by Rea Fox and Friends. Free Parking. Tickets need to be purchased soon as they are going quickly.
WHO ARE SOROPTIMIST?
Founded in 1921, Soroptimist is an international organization for business and professionals who provide volunteer service to their communities. Almost 95,000 members in 120 countries work toward improving the lives of women and girls through community based and international projects. The name “Soroptimist” means best for women. Soroptimist International of Central Oahu, Honolulu, and Waikiki Foundation, Inc. are just three of six clubs in the State of Hawaii.
MAJOR AWARDS INCLUDE:
The Women’s Opportunity Award helps women obtain skills training and education necessary to improve their employment status and standard of living for their families and themselves.
The Violet Richardson Award Recognizes high school seniors whose volunteer activities make their local communities and the world a better place.
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