It’s been around since 1932, when a young woman, Virginia Gollatz, taught her first class at the Huntington Sheraton Hotel in Pasadena. The cotillion spead to Glendale, La Crescenta and La Canada Flintridge.
For over a decade and a half, Glendale Soroptimist members have encouraged supporters to decorate bras, which are then auctioned off to the highest bidders, in the name of breast cancer awareness.
More than 60 active women are members of Glendale Soroptimists, chartered in 1943. Those women put themselves to work organizing a grant awards luncheon at the Oakmont Country Club.