Project Choice – final session

Friday June 23rd was the last session of mock interviews, members of SI Newcastle upon Tyne, carried out in this cycle at Gateshead College. Two other members (Christine and Cris) saw their candidates on Tuesday, June 20th.       … Continued

SI Newcastle upon Tyne 80th Charter Lunch

  President Jill (together with members of S.I. Newcastle upon Tyne) is hosting our 80th Annual Charter celebration at a Lunch on Saturday 11th November 2017 at 12 noon for 12.30pm at The Banqueting Suite of the International Centre for … Continued

Spreading the word update…

  The Golden Guide has been published annually in Northumberland since 2006. There is a separate edition for Newcastle and North Tyneside available. Its aim has always been to help older people enjoy life by discovering the range of opportunities … Continued

Meru Garden Project

On Thursday, May25th, Rosemary Jenkinson who is the Regional Ambassador for the SIGBI Meru Garden Project in Kenya, visited our club to update us with the latest developments.  Rosemary, who is a member of SI Sunderland, reminded us of the … Continued

Fund raising May 2017

SI Newcastle member, Heather Niven was successful in applying to the Hadrian Trust for £500 which will be spent on the New Start Bags project. Another SI Newcastle member, Cris Young, provided club members with handy cards to give to … Continued

Meal out at the Imperial Restaurant in Low Fell

  On Friday, April 21 st, six Newcastle upon Tyne Soroptimists met at the Imperial Restaurant, Low Fell to enjoy a Chinese banquet. The food and the company were both delightful.   This food didn’t last long either.   Definitely … Continued

Update from April 27th meeting

April 27th saw a visit from Kathy Warrick to our club. Kathy, who is S.I. Northern England Region’s Communication Officer and Web Administrator, gave us a presentation about the uses of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram with regard to publicising Soroptimist … Continued

Annual General Meeting 2017

S.I. Newcastle’s 80th AGM Tuesday, April 11th                    After the reading of the Soroptimist Peace Pledge from the last Glasgow SI Convention  and the Roll Call, Joint President Kath’s first job was to induct Laura Steel as a most welcome … Continued

Project Choice

Project Choice This is the second year; Newcastle Soroptimists have been involved with Project Choice at Gateshead College. Our fellow Soroptimists from Sunderland work with the Sunderland cohort of students. Project Choice is a supported internship programme for people with … Continued

Induction of two new members – February 7th 2017

At the S.I. Newcastle upon Tyne Action Planning Meeting 0n February 7th, two new members were inducted. The photograph shows Joint President Kath, new members, Michelle, Cris and Joint President Christine.  Michelle is a Family Services Coordinator covering the North East for a children’s charity. … Continued