MP Addresses Region Meeting on Modern Slavery

Michael Connarty MP was the key speaker at the Soroptimist International Regional meeting in the Queen’s Hotel, Dundee, on Saturday June 14th. He up-dated his audience of over 50 Soroptimists from across the North of Scotland on the progress of the Modern … Continued

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City of Dundee Burgess Charity Schools’ Short Story Competition

The City of Dundee Burgess Charity, which  was established in 2011, organised a short story competition for secondary school pupils. Three members of SI Dundee are City Burgesses so the Dundee Soroptimist Club agreed to donate six runners up prizes. The prize was a copy of SI Dundee member … Continued

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Dianne’s Fundraiser at Guthrie Castle.

On June 10th, Dianne Stout , SI Dundee Member, held a golf and bridge competition at Guthrie Castle .      The day was organised to raise money for the Indian Institute for Mother and Child, a charity which raises money and supports children and … Continued

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Amazing Work in India

SI Dundee member, Dianne Stout : Report on her November 2014 Visit to Kolkata updating the work of the projects supported by Soroptimists there.  (1st April 2014)   The Children’s Shelter has 25 young girls who have been subject to … Continued

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Dundee Women’s Festival Open Evening

Again this year SI Dundee took part in Dundee Women’ Festival. Continuing to raise awareness of Human Trafficking we at SI Dundee Club were delighted to have as our guest speaker Detective Sergeant Robin Veitch from Police Scotland, Human Trafficking … Continued

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Quiz Night

A very successful Soroptimist  Quiz Night was held at the Forth Bar in Broughty Ferry on March 4th.  A total of £1092  was raised  for charities supported by SI Dundee. On this occasion it was agreed  the sum would be equally split … Continued

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Book Launch

Club member, Pam Cairns, launched her second novel ‘Trampled Shoots’ on February 11th. An excellent support of over seventy members and friends attended the event which was held at the Invercarse Hotel. Pam writes issues based fiction suitable.  ’Trampled  Shoots’  raises awareness … Continued

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Success at SIGBI Gateshead Conference

  SI Dundee and SI Crieff submitted a Resolution on Modern Slavery to the Gateshead Conference in November 2013. The Motion: Soroptimist International of Great Britain and Ireland moves that this Federation takes the lead in campaigning to raise awareness of modern-day … Continued

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Trafficking in Scotland–October 22nd

  Trafficking in Scotland Kathryn Sharp, Dundee Council’s Lead Officer in Violence against Women, gave a very informative and up to-date account of trafficking and modern slavery in Scotland. The Dundee club members have a particular interest in this subject … Continued

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World Environmen​t Day – Soroptimis​t Internatio​nal of Dundee

Members of Soroptimist International of Dundee marked World Environment day (5th June) with an illustrated talk on ‘introduced Species – Friend or Foe?’ by Dr Richard Brinklow.  He emphasised that most of the exotic plants which were introduced by the … Continued

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