The Soroptimist pledge was written in 1927 by Candis Nelson.
Candis a charter member of the Seattle, WA club. The pledge was set to music in 1947 by Dorothy Miller Dunlap, a member of Huntington Beach, CA club. The setting was adopted as the official musical arrangement of the pledge at the 1950 convention in Seattle, WA- the city of the Soroptimist Pledge’s birth.
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Norwegian Soroptimist Pledge
After the candle ceremony, this pledge is recited at Soroptimist meetings
THE NORWEGIAN SOROPTIMIST PLEDGE – adapted from the Soroptimist Pledge as follows: