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!