On April 13, 2017, long-time member and past president, Lynn Hermstad accepted on behalf of Soroptimist International of Long Beach, the 2017 Advancement of Women Legacy Award from California State University, Long Beach President’s Commission on the Status of Women. The club received the award for its long history of being a community partner of the university … from its contribution of Soroptimist House to the Associated Student Body in the 1950s, to its many scholarships benefiting female university students and its participation in Women & Philanthropy on the campus. It was Jackie Wetteland of Women & Philanthropy who nominated the club. It is a proud day for all club members.  

Legacy Award Plaque