Thank you to the generous sponsors of Tampa Lunafest 2019!
Soroptimists from the Tampa Bay area volunteered in support of the 2019 DOD Warrior Games held the last week of June in Tampa. The 2019 DOD Warrior Games, sponsored by U.S. Special Forces Command (SOCOM) showcased more than 300 wounded warrior athletes comprising teams from the various service branches as well as international competitors from countries such as Canada, UK, Denmark, The Netherlands and Australia.
On June 8, 2019, we held our yearly SI Tampa get-together where we emptied our piggy banks and donated our spare change to cover club administrative expenses for next year.
The 93rd Annual Southern Region Conference was held May 3 - 5 in Orlando, Florida at the Embassy Suites Lake Buena Vista.  Ten members from SI Tampa participated in this wonderful event.  Our keynote speaker, Linda Smith (Shared Hope International) sent us home with a renewed mission with regards to human trafficking awareness.
Tampa Dream It, Be It 2019
On April 27th, 2019, SI Tampa hosted its 3rd Annual Dream It, Be It One Day Conference.  SI Tampa was truly honored to be amongst such inquisitive and aspirational young women.  Our attendees included future scientists, CEOs, IT and medical professionals, law enforcement officers and educators.  The sky is the limit for our dreamers!   Subject areas covered included dream boards, exploring careers, creating achievable goals, rising above obstacles and balancing stress.  We plan to stay in touch wit
Our 41st Annual Live Your Dream Awards banquet was held at the Rusty Pelican. We recognized five incredible women in our community with money towards their education and to their community partners.
On Saturday, September 22nd, Soroptimist International of Tampa hosted its first Lunafest Fundraiser.  In 2000, LUNA, created Lunafest, a traveling film festival celebrating, showcasing and championing women.  Each event serves as a fundrasier for a local women's cause.  
On April 14th, 2018, SI Tampa hosted its 2nd Annual Dream It, Be It One Day Conference.  This event increased over double its size from last year and we couldn't have been more excited.  The day was long but the girls enjoyed the sessions and were able to take something away from the seminars presented.  Our goal is to grow from year to year and the members of SI Tampa are already strategizing and planning for next year's event.  We would like to thank the Children's Board of Hillsborough County for use of its building and helping us to pull off this special event despite the race that clos
On March 3, 2018, Soroptimist International of Tampa celebrated its 40th Annual Live Your Dream Awards Luncheon.     Live Your Dream Award Winners Dorothy Lydia Dorsey Christine M. Haulk Amber N. Whatley   ​Violet Richardson Winner ​Katelyn Yarborough Plant City HIgh School Raider Buddies/Special Olympic Program   Ruby Award Winner ​Judge Barbara Twine Thomas Girls Court    
On Saturday, June 3rd, we celebrated at our Annual Hog Killing Event.  For decades, the women of SI Tampa have given a piggy bank to new members.  Throughout the year, members collect change in their piggy banks and at the end of each service year we gather to empty our little piggies hence "hog killing".  The money collected is used in our operating budget for the upcoming year.