Forth Bridge Walk

The Forth Bridge walk for Water Aid on July 25th was very successful. Eighteen Soroptimists walked  across the bridge and back. The day ended with an enjoyable meal together in the Queensferry Hotel. A total of £160 was raise for Water Aid. Well done to … Continued

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Soroptimists take to the streets of Dundee

SI Dundee members took to the streets of Dundee on two separate weekends in June.  Organised by Elaine members interacted with the shoppers to seek their support for the Purple Teardrop Petition. This petition calls on the government to ban the … Continued

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Summer Outing

On June 16th members enjoyed a very interesting summer outing to the Falkirk Wheel.   There was the opportunity to ride up in the gondola to the Edinburgh canal  turning around after 100 yards for the return journey. The views were … Continued

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Quiz Night March 10th

Members and friends enjoyed the annual club quiz night at the Fort Bar in Broughty Ferry on March 10th.   A total £621 was raised which was an excellent outcome. Well done to all involved.

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Dundee Women’s Festival

Women making a Difference : Tuesday 17th March at Invercarse Hotel 80 people attended this event organised by Dundee Soroptimists to mark International Women’s Day. The three speakers were: Karen McMillan from TARA, the Scottish support service for women who … Continued

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Justice Committee – Evidence Session on the Human Trafficking and Exploitation Bill.

On Tuesday March 3rd, Pam Cairns, SN President, had the privilege of representing Scottish Soroptimists at the Justice Committee – Evidence Session on the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Bill. Soroptimists were invited to join with Abolition Scotland, Barnardo’s Scotland, … Continued

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Vigil for Victims of Pakistan’s School Massacre

Soroptimists, like so many decent people from around the world, were shocked by last month’s slaughter of innocent children in Pakistan. Taliban gunmen burst into the secondary school in Peshawar killing 132 children and several teachers. We all watched, in horror, as the TV … Continued

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Dundee Soroptimists Mark Human Rights Day

On Saturday December 6th several members of the club marked UN Human Rights Day- Dec 10th- by raising awareness of modern day slavery. On a damp winter’s day, nine ladies handed SI Modern Slavery leaflets to Christmas Shoppers in the Perth Road area and in Dundee City … Continued

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Harrogate Conference

Six members of SI Dundee travelled to the annual Federation Conference in the historic spa town of Harrogate.   Over 1400 delegates packed the conference hall to hear an array of excellent speakers. We were inspired by the entrepreneurial work and achievements of Sahar … Continued

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Fun and Games at Club Meeting

In acknowledgement of World Food Day members brought food for Dundee Foodbank.   President Norma welcomed Brenda Gibellini, a member of Canning Districts SI, Western Australia and her mother Anne Kerr.   Brenda was on holiday, staying with her mother in Dundee and … Continued

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