Soroptimist contributes to KidsFirst

Read about Soroptimist Loomis Basin in the Loomis News 4/29/10 Soroptimist Club donates supplies to KidsFirst.

Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin has been making a difference in Placer County since 1974 and recently extended a helping hand to KidsFirst ( by donating over $1,700 in baby supplies.

KidsFirst, with centers in Auburn, Citrus Heights and Roseville, helped over 12,000 children and families last year and is dedicated to helping parents with difficult life circumstances before problems become overwhelming and a child is hurt. Soroptimist ( is an international volunteer service organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world.

In addition to welcoming new Loomis Basin members, the group is chartering a group in Rocklin and will host an introductory event on Tuesday, May 25 at Bistro 33 located at Mercedes-Benz of Rocklin, 4747 Granite Dr. in Rocklin from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Call Terry Duarte, Keller Williams Realty, at 916-417-5741 to RSVP. To learn more or visit a Wednesday 8 AM weekly meeting, contact Brenda Newsom, Newsom Industries, at 916-303-6837.