Fun at 50’s and 60’s Disco Feb 11th 2017
The Victoria Hall rocked to the music of the 50’s and 60’s when the club held a disco on 11th Feb. A great time was had by over 100 people and £1,515 raised for club charities which include Partners in … Continued
Burns’ Night for WaterAid
Dot and Penny hosted a very successful fundraising Burns’ Night for WaterAid. Haggis, neaps and tatties, whisky , address to the Haggis , speeches and singing made it a memorable evening. £255 was raised for WaterAid which is an international … Continued
Christmas Party Dec 13th
Members enjoyed a lovely Christmas Party and delicious meal at the Hampsfield House Hotel. The entertainment included Christmas poems, a quiz and a Limerick writing competition!
Knitted poppies cheque handed over to British Legion
Janice Carrick and club members knitted poppies which were in great demand again this year, with many sold at our event in October. £157.50 was raised for the Royal British Legion and the cheque handed over in Cartmel Priory by … Continued
Fundraising at Christmas Fair Dec 3rd 2016
Members sold cakes and preserves at the Christmas Fair in the Victoria Hall raising funds for Soroptimist Charities including International Justice Mission and Partners in Education Swaziland
International Day for Abolition of Slavery December 2nd – display 2016
Members mounted a display about Modern Day Slavery in the library from 30 Nov – 7 Dec. There are more people held in slavery worldwide now than at the height of tjhe slave trade 200 years ago.
Malta Conference Nov 10 – 12th 2016
Twelve members from Grange attended the SIGBI Conference in Malta, with the chance to socialise with other Soroptimists and enjoy warm weather, historical sites and beautiful scenery. Grange Club had been asked to present Singing for Memory as one of … Continued
Colours Fashion show Oct 19th 2016
SI Grange held a fundraising Colours Fashion Show at Cartmel Village Hall. Sixty people enjoyed the Fashion show and made bargain puchases afterwards. The £278 raised will go to Club charities including International Justice Mission and Partners in education Swaziland … Continued
” An Evening with Val Armstrong” October 14th 2016
Over 100 members and guests enjoyed an evening at the Netherwood Hotel with wine and canapes before an amusing and interesting talk by Val Armstrong from Radio Cumbria. Val recounted humorous stories from her broadcasting career and also shared her … Continued
62nd Charter Celebration October 2nd Netherwood Hotel
Members and guests celebrated the Charter of SI Grange with a delicious lunch at the Netherwood Hotel. Club president Lesley Smyth cut the 62nd Charter cake!