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Last Chance - Growing up in Alcatraz - Join Soroptimist International of Novato for a Fun and Informative Luncheon! 10/02/13

2011 Annual Membership Meeting  - Michael Hinton Speaking
2011 Annual Membership Meeting - Michael Hinton Speaking

Join members of Soroptimist International of Novato, a group of professional and business women, at our special annual membership meeting for a great speech, fellowship, and explore volunteer opportunities for the betterment of girls and women, both locally and globally.  

On the heels of the 80th anniversary of the federal penitentiary on “The Rock”, a.k.a., the Alcatraz Island, we invited Mary Marvier and her sister, Jeannie Comerford, to come and talk about their experience of growing up in Alcatraz.  Mary “spent more than a decade on Alcatraz when it was a federal penitentiary, and she loved just about every minute — it was her home.  When she was mere weeks old, her family moved from Pennsylvania so her father, James Comerford, could take a corrections officer’s job on the island.It would be her home for the next 12 years until the family moved off Alcatraz in 1954.”

Mingle with our members and find out about various ways of giving back to our local community while building friendship with a group of positive, caring and energetic women.

Prepaid Reservation is required.   Please call membership chair, Sylvia Barry, at (415) 717-0293 or email Sylvia (Sylvia@SylviaBarryRE.com) with your questions.

When
12pm-1:30pm, Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Where
Inn Marin Banquet Room, 250 Entrada Dr, Novato, California 94949

Cost
$30/Per Person

Reserve and Prepay by
:  September 30, 2013

To Order TicketsPlease click the link for Annual Membership Luncheon Flyer and Reservation Form

Live or Cooked Maine Lobster - You can also help us with our fall fundraiser while enjoying a wonderful lobster dinner with family and friends - Click to Order Maine Lobster.

(*) Soroptimist International is a nonprofit organization, an association of business and professional women with a mission to improve the lives of women and girls on a local, national, and international level.

We meet 1st and 3rd Wednesdays 12-1PM at Mary's Pizza Shack at Harvest Plaza. 
Sylvia Barry September 11, 2013 at 12:59 AM
Men or Women - all are invited!
Novato Chess Club September 26, 2013 at 10:25 AM
This is a wonderful article on the strides young women are making in college http://management.fortune.cnn.com/2013/03/27/college-graduation-gender-salaries/
Novato Chess Club September 26, 2013 at 10:29 AM
and at Saint Mary's College Q: What is the male to female ratio at Saint Mary's College of California (SMC)? A: Saint Mary's College of California (SMC) is 39% male, and 61% female.

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