Martinis and Merriment Canceled

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Each day brings more news; each story more startling, and closer to home.  Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) is in our community and we don’t know for how long.

As long-time members of the community, Soroptimist International of Elk Grove (SI Elk Grove) has great concern for our guests and made the difficult decision to cancel our upcoming Martinis & Merriment fundraiser scheduled for March 28, 2020.

We are acting with an abundance of caution and in compliance with the recent advisory from the State of California because we don’t wish to be the cause of anyone – guest, restaurant server, comedian or club member – becoming ill.

Please note:

  • Upon request, we will provide you with a full refund of the price you paid for your ticket, to be reimbursed in the same way you paid (credit card or check).  If we are unable to find a record of your purchase, if you will please mail your tickets and evidence of payment (canceled check or credit card receipt) to us at P.O. Box 811, Elk Grove 95759, we will issue your refund.  If your ticket was part of a “table purchase” refunds will be made to the original purchaser who can then refund your portion to you.  
  • In lieu of a refund, for each ticket purchased, we can offer you 2 raffle tickets for the Big Crush Weekend drawing (a prize valued at over $1,750).  Please see the flyer below.  The drawing will take place on March 28, 2020 and we will post the winner on our Facebook page at Facebook.com/SoroptimistElkGrove. If you select this option, please let us know no later than March 27, 2020. 
  • If you are so inclined, you can donate your ticket(s) to us so that we can continue to fund our programs and scholarships.  Canceling our fundraiser just two weeks out is painful for us, but we know it’s the right decision for our community. If you would like to consider your ticket price a donation to us, we would greatly appreciate it and will spend these funds wisely.

As you know, SI Elk Grove is a service organization whose focus is on programs that empower and educate women and girls in our community.  This fundraiser is one of the ways that help us accomplish that.

Our Annual Martinis & Merriment event is our largest yearly fundraiser that supports our Live Your Dream, Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls, Helping Hands Programs, scholarships and “Take Flight Shower” for girls in the foster care system. We have added a link to our “Look Back” to share with you what your generosity looks like.

Thank you for your continued support and understanding.

Click Here to view our Look Back for 2019