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Soroptomist honors women

Soroptimist International of Tahoe Sierra recently honored four longtime members and two honorary member during the service club’s Recognition Brunch.

The honorees are Norma Poole, Terry Kunibe, Irene Morris, Dilys Evans, Lucille Holmlund and Vickie Claar. The six Soroptimist members represent a combined total of 147 years of service to Soroptimist International. Each one believes that friendships and meeting people are the most important aspects of being a member. Their advice to new members is to get involved in committees and projects.

Norma Poole, a charter member of Soroptimist International of Tahoe Sierra, joined in 1977. She has been tremendously active in the club and has held all the elected offices. Her theme during her 1986-87 presidency was “Harmony.” She carried out the theme by equating the club members to the instruments in an orchestra.



Terry Kunibe is a charter member as well as a life member of Soroptimist International of Tahoe Sierra. She has served as treasurer of the club and has particularly enjoyed the convention and fund-raisers.

Irene Morris is another charter and life member of Soroptimist International of Tahoe Sierra. She has held almost all the offices except treasurer over the past 23 years. As the sixth president in 1981-82, her theme was “New Beginnings.”



Dilys Evans joined Soroptimist International of Tahoe Sierra in 1978. She has never held an official office in the club and does not wish to serve as an officer. She is the club’s official “birthday singer” for fellow members and does so very much behind the scenes.

Lucille Holmlund has been a member of Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe since 1974 and was president of that club in 1980-81, when her theme was “Service is Our Reason for Being.” She is an honorary member of Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe and helped charter the club in 1977.

Vickie Claar is a founding member of Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe, which was chartered in 1958. She was the first treasurer of the club. She also is an honorary member of Soroptimist International of Tahoe Sierra.


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