Some Garden Club of the Back Bay members and supporters travel to the beautiful Saratoga Springs area to sample the summer offerings of the New York City Ballet, among other activities in this neck of the woods.Â If you happen to be in the area, take the time to attend this lovely Garden Tour. This will be the 15th annual tour that Soroptimist International of Saratoga County organizes.Â The tour raises money for improving the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the world.
Soroptimist International of Saratoga County is part of the international organization Soroptimist International of the Americas, Inc. There are over 1,500 Soroptimist clubs in 20 countries and territories in North, Central and South America, Guam, Japan, Korea, the Philippines and Taiwan.
Globally, Soroptimists make a difference by focusing their effortsÂ inÂ six areas:Â economic and social development, education, environment, health, human rights/status of women and international goodwill and understanding.Â On a local level they address theseÂ concerns through awareness, advocacy and action.
SoroptimistÂ Live Your Dream Campaign inspires women and girls to live their dreams and encourages them to pass on their good fortune to others.
The tour will be Sunday, July 12th from 11:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.Â Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 the day of the tour.Â We strongly recommend pre-purchasing tickets.Â This popular tour sells out every year!Â Tickets can be purchased at The Arts Center, 320 Broadway Avenue in Saratoga Springs.Â For more information call Lorrie Anthony at (518) 899-5086. You can also visit www.soroptimistsaratoga.org .