Soroptimist International of Downey

Soroptimist International of Downey held a celebration breakfast recently to recognize outgoing president Mia Vasquez and the 2010-11 board of directors, and welcome new president Sue Potter and her board. As president, Vasquez organized fundraisers - including a chili cook-off and casino night - that helped raise more than $25,000 for Soroptimist. "Mia's leadership and the amazing work of Board of Directors and all the club members brought much needed support throughout Downey," the club said in a statement. Sue Potter has taken over as president. Her board of directors for 2011-12 include Giggy Saab, president-elect; Vasquez, past president; Judy McDonnell, recording secretary; Bonnie Barler, corresponding secretary; Dorothy Pemberton, treasurer; Claudia Camarena, assistant treasurer; Pat Heineke and Beverly Mathis, directors; Claudia Camarena, Beth Crawford and Pat Heineke, Soroptimist Village directors; Beth Crawford, vice president of programs; and Tracy Nordbak and Dorothy Pemberton, delegates. ********** Published: July 14, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 13