In The News 2018 - 2019
solid grounds equine assisted activities & Therapy
Solid Grounds surprised Soroptimist International of Klamath Falls with a plaque in honor of our donation. Solid Ground strives to enhance the quality of life of individuals with cognitive, physical, emotional or behavioral challenges by providing them with therapeutic horseback riding and associated activities. Equine-assisted therapy is a relatively new form of therapeutic intervention which recognizes that the bond between animals and humans fosters emotional growth and healing.
Meals on Wheels Donation
Over the holiday season Soroptimists gathered 50 plus lap robes to be delivered by the Senior Citizen Center to Meals on Wheels participants.
a season to cherish holiday luncheon
oit sCHOLARSHIP wINNER
Soroptimist International of Klamath Falls has been funding scholarships to female students from when OIT was formally known as Oregon Technical Institute. In 1951 the nursing scholarship was $1,000 a year. Over the years we have increased our support of OIT students by pledging a $10,000 Presidential Scholarship and in 2007 we increased our endowment to $50,000 and a room was named for our club in the Dow Center for Health Professionals. Click here to learn about our 2018-19 scholarship winner Michaela McKelvie
OIT Scholarship Winners
Joint Venture with Columbia Pacific Foundation
In 2013 Soroptimist International of Klamath Falls was approached by the Columbia Pacific Foundation to partner with them in providing scholarships to OIT Students. Soroptimist met their challenge by donating $15,000 in matching funds. Click here to learn about the 2018-19 scholarship recipients; Amanda, Cecily, Mariah, Sasha and Tiffany.
Live Your Dream Award Deadline
November 15, 2018
This award aids women seeking to improve their economic status by gaining additional skills, training and education. Women who are the head of their households and must enter or return to the workforce, or improve their employment status in order to support themselves and their families. There are two (2) level awards as specified in the Club budget. Club application deadline is November 15. Region deadline is February 1. Click here for more information.
September 20, 2018
In honor of breast cancer awareness month, Dr Jill Fay, from the newly opened Sage Women's Imaging and Specialty Ultrasound, discussed 3D imaging, it's technology and it's role in womens breast wellness.