Happy 50th birthday SI Remscheid

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  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

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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

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


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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

Sharon, Tricia

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

President Sharon, Caroline and Programme Action Officer Elaine

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

SI Kenilworth Literary Event

There is still time to buy tickets for our literary event on Saturday 29th April. We are raising money for Friends of Sick Children in Malawi and hope over the course of the year to raise enough to sponsor another … Continued

New club officers for 2017 – 2018


At our AGM on Thursday 13th April new officers were welcomed by club members for the year 2017 – 2018. Outgoing President Tricia Weinbren was presented with flowers and gifts to celebrate her successful year after inaugurating new President Sharon … Continued

Public Speaking Competition 2017

Soroptimists celebrate 15 years of the Public Speaking competition

Midland Arden Region’s 15th Public Speaking Competition was held at the prestigious Birmingham Council Chamber on Saturday 25th March 2017. Eleven young people, girls and boys aged 14-18 yrs from Non Fee Paying Schools across the Midland Arden Region took part. 1st prize … Continued