At a recent business meeting, Soroptimist member Tammy Chan, talked to the club about Sex Trafficking Victims in our community.  As we know, this is one of the major issues that Soroptimist International of the America’s has identified for clubs to help eradicate in our communities and educate the women involved.

The club will be forming an investigatory committee with others in the community to see if there is a way we can all work together and help the women who have been forced into this.

Soroptimist Girl of the Month for April and May: (L-R)Leslie Stull- Counselor SGPHS, Anabel Nguyen-Grand Prairie High School, Maggie Hales-Dubiski, Kailee Mathison-Reagan, Taylor Woods-Adams, Caitlin Baggett-Grand Prairie High Schoo,l Laura Abundes-James Fannin, Alexis Gouard-Truman and Lizbeth Soto-Arnold. Submitted photo[/caption]

On Saturday, the Soroptimist International of Grand Prairie recognized high school and middle school girls in the Grand Prairie ISD for their outstanding character, community service and leadership.

Each month the Soroptimist Club honors the winners with a certificate and at the end of the year one girl from each high school is chosen Girl of the Year and awarded a $1,000 scholarship. A special thank you to GP Reporter for the photo and covering this story.

Our upcoming A Awards banquet is on:
Sunday, May 19th at 2 p.m. at HH Chambers Auditorium at GPHS.
Many thanks to our sponsors:
  • Stanfield Realtors, Don and Joyce Stanfield
  • Harshaw Asset Management, Curtis Harshaw
  • Oncor Electric
  • Atmos Energy
  • Trader’s Village
  • Control Products Corporation
  • Mayor Charles England and former State Rep. Kirk England
  • Bon Air Service Co.
  • Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie
  • Medical Center of Arlington


Also a Special thanks to the GPISD, DebiSu Yelverton, Samantha Barron, Dr. Susan Hull, and Paragon Engraving. Recently, Beverly Grogan (pictured above) attended the program meeting to thank Soroptimist for her recent honor as the ‘Woman of Distinction’ for 2013.  Ms. Grogan was unable to attend the WIH event because she was ill.

Police Chief Dye and Lt. Barbara Dixon talk about policing in Grand Prairie and what it’s like to be a woman on the force at their recent program meeting 4/25.