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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October Fundraisers

At Arbroath Football Ground Dundee Soroptimists used their charm to raise funds at Arbroath Football ground on Sat 18th October. They raised over £150 for Dundee Women’s Aid.   International President Anne Appeal See solar, cook solar. SI Dundee President Norma, on … Continued

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Soroptimists Support Dundee Women’s Aid Celebration Dinner

Dundee Women’s Aid and Women’s Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre held an Anniversary Fundraising Dinner at the Apex Hotel on Friday 17th of October. The event was supported by Dundee’s Lord Provost and over ninety guests. SI Dundee President Norma McGovern was one … Continued

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A First for Dundee

Bernie Arnott, researcher in Augmentative and Alternative Communications was able to tell members of Soroptimist International of Dundee that the Scottish government have recently awarded a grant of £4 million to make signage and all documents relating to health matters … Continued

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Remembering the Role of Women in the World Wars.

Friendship Evening.   President Norma organised a very special Friendship Evening to start the club year.  On Tuesday August 26th, SI Dundee members and friends met together to celebrate the varied role women in the last war. Most attended dressed in period attire highlighting … Continued

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BIG Day of Action …Walking the Tay Road Bridge

On Saturday 19th July SI Dundee club members, members from Perth and Scotland South braved the elements to walk the Tay Road Bridge.  A challenging wet day didn’t deter these Soroptimists as they walked to raise funds for the BIG … Continued

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UN.Gift Boxes on display at the Commonwealth Games.

More than Gold, an inter-denominational Christian organisation, in conjunction with Stop the Traffik placed the UN.Gift Boxes around Glasgow city centre to raise awareness of human trafficking and modern day slavery. Each box highlighted different forms of modern slavery: forced … Continued

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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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