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Community Grants Make a Difference

Community Grants Make a Difference

Parents of some developmentally disabled young adults may have one less worry as their loved ones finally leave the nest for semi-independent living at the newly renovated Glennwood House of Laguna Beach.  As a first-time recipient of a community assistance grant, Glennwood administrators intend to use the extra cash to subsidize room and board for […]

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Standouts 5/24/13

Standouts 5/24/13

Club Leader Nominated for Women in Business Award  Ellie Tipton Ortiz, current president of Laguna Beach’s Woman’s Club and a member of Soroptimist International locally, earned nomination by the Orange County Business Journal for its annual women in business award. Ortiz is an experienced divorce mediator whose company, Laguna Beach Legal Document Service, specializes in […]

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Standouts 5/17/13

Standouts 5/17/13

Club Leader Nominated for Women in Business Award  Ellie Tipton Ortiz, current president of Laguna Beach’s Woman’s Club and a member of Soroptimist International locally, earned nomination by the Orange County Business Journal for its annual women in business award. Ortiz is an experienced divorce mediator whose company, Laguna Beach Legal Document Service, specializes in […]

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Wells a Splashing Success

Wells a Splashing Success

Money raised by Laguna Beach’s Soroptimist International and its partner, Newport Beach’s Woman of the Wells, have built four wells in India. The first of eight wells planned were installed in the villages of Dukari Pada, Gultaare and Pepal Gaon, located in State of Maharashtra, India. The previous water sources for these tribal villages were […]

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Local Soroptimist Peddles for Best Buddies

Local Soroptimist Peddles for Best Buddies

Doris McQuaid, a member of Laguna Beach’s Soroptimist International, and her husband rode their bikes 100 miles from Carmel to Hearst Castle last month to support Best Buddies, an organization founded by Maria Shriver to support those with emotional and developmental disabilities. The locals designed a polkadot jersey for the event, which Shriver stopped to […]