Summer Outing July 2017

The Club’s summer outing on Saturday 1st July started with a self-guided walk from Bridge of Weir town centre to Quarriers Village by one group of members and a self-guided walk around Quarriers Village by another group. All members then … Continued

Soroptimists can turn their hands to just about anything…including the kazoo!

Soroptimists demonstrating their Kazoo- blowing skills after attending a performance of the show I do . The show was recently staged by service users and staff of Glasgow’s Tomorrow’s women project in collaboration with Citizens Theatre actors.  

Winner of the Meru Kenya Women’s Garden project handbag raffle

SI Glasgow City recently organized a raffle for a limited edition ladies handbag, with Soroptimist tartan detail, which was a gift from SI Paisley. The raffle raised £187 for The Meru Kenya Women’s Garden project. Myrtle Peterkin, President Elect, SI Glasgow City, is seen presenting … Continued

Soroptimists receive an update from Tomorrow’s Women Glasgow

Tomorrow’s Women Glasgow (TWG) is an innovative and unique multi agency centre based in Gorbals, Glasgow. The staff work with women with complex needs who are involved in the criminal justice system. The service offers the women a safe space … Continued

New Club President

At the recent Annual General Meeting, outgoing President Gwen passed over the President’s chain of office to new President Madeleine for 2017/18. Following the presentation, President Madeleine received agreement from the Club Members for her chosen charity of Mercy Ships … Continued

Soroptimist Awareness Campaign

A joint awareness campaign was organized by SI Paisley and SI Glasgow City at Braehead Shopping Centre during May which is the Soroptimist Membership month. Members talked with lots of women, gaining contact details and it is hoped that those … Continued

Glasgow Soroptimists Long Service Awards

At the club’s recent AGM, President Gwen presented long service certificates to five members of Soroptimist International Glasgow City each of whom had 40 or more years of Soroptimist service. The members had accrued a total of 211 years of … Continued

Glasgow Soroptimists support Women’s Aid

Following a recent fundraising concert held in March, President Gwen of Soroptimist International Glasgow City presented Shaheen Mohammed of Glasgow Women’s Aid with a cheque for £2500. Prior to receiving the cheque, Shaheen gave a brief outline of her role … Continued

Soroptimists fundraise for Tomorrow’s Women Glasgow

Tomorrow’s Women Glasgow is an innovative and unique Multi Agency Scottish Government funded Centre based in Gorbals, Glasgow. The staff work with women with complex needs who are involved in the Criminal Justice system. The service offers a safe space … Continued

Amal Azzudin speaks at SI Paisley’s annual charter dinner

President Gwen and 9 members attended SI Paisley’s annual charter dinner this week. A lovely friendly evening, which culminated with a superb speaker! Amal Azzudin is a campaigner for human rights and social justice in Scotland and works for the … Continued