DOWNEY - Linda Haines, a retired building official for the city of Downey, was installed as district governor of Soroptimist International last Friday during ceremonies at the Maya Hotel in Long Beach.Haines will oversee the Camino Real Regional, which has more than 800 Soroptimist members and 28 clubs. The region encompasses much of Southern California, from Long Beach to Lompoc, and east to Santa Clarita. Haines, a member of Downey Soroptimist, replaces outgoing governor Michele Memmott of the Manhattan Beach Soroptimist Club. The Downey Soroptimist Club is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. The club has 35 members who work to "make a difference in women's and girls' lives in Downey and throughout the world."
********** Published: April 26, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 02