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Celebrating International Women’s Day 8th March #IWD2024

President Pat Shore welcomed our guests as Harrogate and District Soroptimist  celebrated International Women’s Day with a special event at the Wesley Centre in Harrogate with the theme, ‘Forging an Inclusive World for Women and Girls’. With over 160 people present on the night we

Orange the World to Stop Violence Against Women

Fifteen Club members met at the Ugly Duckling Cafe at Bond End in Knaresborough on the 25th January. We helped #Orangetheworld as part of the United Nations project to Stop Violence Against Women and Girls.  It was a great opportunity to raise awareness and we

Stop Gender-based Violence

The Club is actively involved in raising awareness about the UN led 16 days of activism campaign to stop gender-based violence. The 16 days starts on the 25th November,  United Nation’s International Day for the Elimination of  Violence Against Women until the 10th December, the

Charity Shop Christmas Shop Window Competition

Harrogate and District Charity Shop Christmas Window Competition Harrogate and District Soroptimists will be judging the Christmas Shop Window Display in Charity Shops in Harrogate, Ripon, Boroughbridge, Knaresborough with Starbeck and Bilton on the 2nd December. The competition, now in its tenth year, takes place

90th Anniversary’s Charter Lunch

The Club, one of the oldest Clubs in Yorkshire Region, celebrated its 90th year since being chartered with a lunch. We were honoured to welcome the King’s representative, the Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire. Johanna Ropner. Also, Soroptimist International  President Maureen Maguire, SI Great Britain