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Dream It, Be It: Soroptimist Conference For Girls

Submitted by Nikki Van Velson — 

OAKHURST —  Soroptimist International of The Sierras presents their third annual “Dream It – Be It” Conference for high school girls. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 20 at the Oakhurst Community Center. Registration is from 8:30 – 9 a.m., followed by the conference from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event is free to those attending. The one-day conference will focus on career opportunities, fun activities, and videos to help educate girls on what they can accomplish and in hopes of raising their self-esteem. Each girl will receive a gift bag upon arrival and prizes will be awarded throughout the day.

There will be speakers talking about their achievements, goals, and the obstacles they overcame for their chosen careers. In addition to free continental breakfast and lunch, and there will be fun projects to create.

Speakers include:

Kaci Lutz, California Highway Patrol Office: Rising Above Obstacles

Rebecca Brokaw, Yosemite High School Teacher: Creating Achievable Goals

Dr. Janae Barker, Camarena Health Pediatrician in Oakhurst: Turning Failure into Success

Sherri Stegge, Kaiser Permanente Director of Human Resources: Exploring Careers

Jennifer Janine, Golden Chain Theatre Artistic Creator: Balancing Your Stress

Register early on-line at www.DreamItBeItGirls.com

The last day to register is Jan. 15, 2018 and space is limited.

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