Annual General Meeting 2017

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Wendy & Sue officially handed over the Office of President to Angela & Mary, All the Officers had submitted reports on the work of their committees during the club year. Treasurer Barbara presented the club accounts. Over £3000 was raised … Continued

April 2017 Amy Peake

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Amy as one of our Unsung Heroine Award winners spoke to the members before the AGM about her work to set up a factory in a refugee camp in Jordan to manufacture sanitary and incontinence pads and give employment to … Continued

March 2017 Unsung Heroine Awards & Fashion Show

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Another busy month, raising our profile within the local community. Hugely successful Unsung Heroine Award evening at Porthpean Golf Club to mark International Women’s Day and a Charity Fashion show at M&Co in Bodmin raising £740 for Mid Cornwall Women’s … Continued

February 2017 We welcome our 6th new member this club year

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Marie joined the club at our February business meeting, making that 6 new members this club year. Sandra & Shirley organised a fun evening at Porthpean Golf Club a beetle drive and Cornish Quiz. Kath hosted a soup lunch in … Continued

January 2017

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Sheila Vanloo was our guest speaker at a January Speaker supper evening at Porthpean Golf Club. Sheila was instrumental in setting up  Radio St Austell Bay, is involved in the Arts locally and promotes events that bring the community together. … Continued

December – Donations to Women’s Refuge & Club Annual Lunch

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Cheques for £800 were presented to representatives from 2 local Women’s Refuges at the December business meeting. Presidents Sue & Wendy hosted the Clubs Annual Luncheon at Lanhydrock Golf & Country Club, Lion Geoff Oswald proposed the toast to Soroptimist … Continued

November 2016 – Malta SIGBI Conference

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The Soroptimist highlight of the month was 11 members of St Austell travelling to Malta to attend the Annual Conference. Five  husbands went too, to be amongst the 60 strong party from SW & CI Region to cheer on our … Continued

October 2016

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The month began with members planting a tree in memory of much loved past member Shirley Rosevear in the grounds of Little Harbour the Children’s Hospice. Shirley and Howard donated the land for the building. October is Breast Cancer Awareness … Continued