Catering for Flu Jab Clinics

SI Kenilworth was recently asked to provide refreshments for the flu jab clinics being run this Autumn at the Castle Medical Centre in Bertie Road. On our first outing on Saturday morning, we served around 70 cups of tea and … Continued

Update on Malawi project

At our September business meeting Gordon Cowie of Friends of Sick Children in Malawi (FOSCiM) came to update us on the work of this charity. One of the nurses we have been supporting through a 4 year BSc degree (Paediatrics … Continued

Renewal of Friendship Link with SI Lower Hutt, New Zealand

We had the very happy task of renewing our Friendship link with SI Lower Hutt New Zealand when Elaine Moffatt and her husband Bob stayed with us on their tour of the UK.   As ever, we enjoyed ourselves as Elaine told … Continued

Happy 50th birthday SI Remscheid

  We had a wonderful time celebrating with our German friendship link club, SI Remscheid, the 50th anniversary of their Charter.   We had great fun chatting and sharing ideas with Clubs from all over Germany, Belgium and Holland.   And of course eating our body weight in … Continued

Peace Festival

A hot, sunny weekend saw us once again hosting a stand at the 39th Leamington Peace Festival in the Pump Room Gardens. This year, our stand featured the anti-trafficking work of the ‘Purple Teardrop Campaign’ as well as other club … Continued

Guiding Overseas Linked with Development

Catherine Rowe, a Guider, gave club members a presentation on a planned trip to Oman. Catherine has been selected as a leader to take part in a GOLD (Guiding Overseas Linked with Development) project in Oman. The aim of the … Continued

Lion’s Show 2017

As usual, Kenilworth Soroptimists were out in force at the Lion’s show to raise money for one of the charities we support: Friends of Sick Children in Malawi. There was a good selection of plants on sale at our stall … Continued

Celebrations

Club members have been visiting Joan for some years to help her maintain her garden. This visit was to celebrate her birthday: two of our members took her a cake and card. There were celebrations at the May club dinner … Continued

Midland Arden Region Celebratory Lunch

Our President Sharon recently attended a celebratory lunch for the Midland Arden Region. She writes: Lovely time at the Midland Arden Region celebratory lunch with Federation President Ann Hodgson, MAR President Su Roxborough, Sharon Maxted, President of SI Kenilworth and Tricia … Continued

SI Kenilworth Literary Event

Kenilworth & District Soroptimists raised £650 for Friends of Sick Children in Malawi at a meet-the-author literary event held at St Francis Church Hall on 29 April 2017. Caroline Lea, author of “When the Sky Fell Apart” which was published … Continued