Soroptimist International

of Baguio

Soon to see the

beauty of our club

About Us

 

Chartered: June 30, 1966

 

The first collaborative event of SI Baguio took place on May 29, 1966, in Burnham Hotel. Virginia “Gene” de Guia together

with Pluma Batten, SIA Director of Extension and Mariquit Castelo, the first Filipino Soroptimist and founder of Soroptimist International in the Philippinesinvited the twenty-four (24) charter members from a select group of women of distinction and leaders in their chosen professions.  

 

The Soroptimist International of Baguio City (SI BAGUIO), having the distinction of being the third Soroptimist International club in the Philippines, was formally chartered on June 30,1966 with Gene de Guia as its Charter President.  Meetings were held exclusively at the historic Casa Vallejo until the death of its owner, Nena Vallejo Garcia.  SI Baguio donned a rich and interesting history with a low-key, hardworking and committed profile.  

Members did not have any club uniform and the first official uniform was worn when SI Baguio hosted the 9th Regional Conference of SIPR held at the Green Valley Country Club in 1986, twenty years after its charter.  Programs like a study and inspection of boarding houses to ensure the safety of female students (1967), City Ordinance 513 regulating the conduct of boarding houses (1967), Adult Literacy in Pinsao-Pilot Project (1988), Earthquake acute response in the form of feeding, assistance and helping rescue team (1990), Expose on the plight of the women inmates at the City Detention Center (1992), Soroptimist Sunday School (1992, Education through book distributions (2014-2016).

Club Officers

President :                         

President Elect:                  

Vice President:                   

Recording Secretary:          

Communication Secretary:  

Treasurer:                           

Asst. Treasurer :               

Auditor:                             

Public Relations Officer:   

Anita Calabias

Aurora Alambra

Fe Ferrer 

Gloria Limpin

Marie Eden Carmel Munar

Divinia Mencio

Lumina Peil

PP Epifania Daoey

Jocelyn Dogaong

Advisers 

 

  PDD Philian Weygan-Allan 

  PP Rosemary Tabora

  IPP Lilia Saturnino

 

 

Members

 

  Carmen Corpuz  

  Shirley Ubagan

Anita B. Calabias

President 2018-2020

Address: Tree Park Up Drive, Baguio City

E-mail:    soroptimistbaguio@gmail.com

Four Pillars

Feliza Ronquillo

Membership Pillar Chair

Soledad Go

Program Pillar Chair

Carmen Balajadia

Public Awareness Pillar Chair

Zenaida Cating

Fund Raising Pillar Chair

List of Projects for 2018-2020

 

  • Adopt-A-PNP Women and Children Protection Desk 

  • Adopt-A-Barangay

  • Womens’ Month celebration 2019 

  • Dream It Be It Career Support for Girls

  • Live Your Dream Awards 

  • Teen Dating, Anti-Trafficking Forum 

  • Reach out to the BJMP Womens’ Dorm

  • SI Baguio Tea Party 

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