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We are a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

The Northeastern Region is part of Soroptimist International of the Americas Federation, one of four federations of Soroptimist International.

Our region represents approximately 250 business and professional women who are members of ten clubs in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island and we continue to grow. The Northeastern Region also covers the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

We hope you enjoy your visit to our website and hope that you will consider becoming a member of this exciting organization.

Soroptimist International Northeastern Region


A Toast to Women!
An Evening of Wine & Chocolate Delights
Friday, November 4, 2016, 7:00 - 10:00 PM

Hosted by: Avon Old Farms Hotel

279 Avon Mountain Road, Avon, CT

Advance Purchase Tickets:
$55 single, $100 couple

For more information, call (860) 299-5113 or e-mail sinerttw@gmail.com

  • Experience Great Wines
  • Bid on Exciting Auction Items
  • Sample Original Chocolate Creations by Celebrated Chefs & Chocolatiers

Limited tickets will be available at the door for $65 each!

Click to download Event Flyer
Click to download Sponsor Information
Click to download Auction Item Information

Emcees for the evening…

Erika Arias & Joe Furey from Fox CT News!

Back by Popular Demand… Guest Speaker
Dr. Gina Barreca!

Special Musical Guest Violinist Brunilda Myftaraj


Proceeds to benefit Grace Academy, Prudence Crandall Center, and Soroptimist sponsored awards and programs that empower women and girls to live their dreams.


Our Special Thanks to our Host Hotel:




Dr. Bernice Szafarek, Past Governor of SIANER, and Joan Merritt, Membership Chair of SIANER, recently sat down and talked with Marilyn Dayton, host of a local community TV program, "From this Corner" about our international organization, SOROPTIMIST. Host Marilyn Dayton says "Towards the end of the show, you will find yourself wondering "what can I do?" This organization provides ways to help improve the lives of women and girls all over the world through programs leading to social and economic empowerment."

Women Helping Women - The Story of Soroptimist



Become a Soroptimist ~ Create a Life of Significance and Success:

Soroptimist and professional speaker, Kathy McAfee, shares her story about why she became a Soroptimist and how you can add more significance to your life by helping to improve the lives of women and girls in your community and around the world by becoming a Soroptimist.

This is the Kathy's video:


Northeastern Region
Forty Years of Service
1976 - 2016

Soroptimist International is a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.



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Governor Ann Day
2016 - 2018

Soroptimist Summer Summit
Saturday, August 13, 2016
9:00am to 12:30pm
Hampton Inn
1432 Pleasant Valley Road
Manchester, CT
RSVP to Governor Ann

A Toast to Women!
November 4, 2016

Spring Conferences Info
This page provides links to past Spring Conferences.


Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; They have the heart.
~ Elizabeth Andrew

Those who can, do. Those who can do more, volunteer.
~Author Unknown


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Last modified: 07/17/16