Club news

Strawberry Tea Fundraiser

On Saturday, 6th July at Y Gadlys, Llansadwrn, we held a Strawberry tea in aid of the Special Care Baby Unit at Ysbyty Gwynedd. What a successful event with a plant stall, crafts, tombola, pre-loved stall, face-painting, food, music and … Continued

Annual Charter lunch

A lovely time was had by all at our annual luncheon at the Mill Bistro by the river at Pontrug, near Caernarfon.

Evening trip to Nant Gwrtheyrn

Members enjoyed a wonderful evening outing to Nant Gwrtheyrn, the Welsh Language and Heritage Centre at Llithfaen, Llyn Peninsula with a talk about the history, a guided tour and followed by a meal in the cafe – delicious!

Special Care Baby Unit – SCBU

SCBU is one of President Eirwen’s Charities for this year.   The unit is at Ysbyty Gwynedd and is a 10 cot Unit, providing short term intensive care/stabilisation, high dependency and low dependency care to babies/families in North West Wales. The … Continued

Abbey Road Centre Bangor

The Abbey Road Centre which offers help, support and services for those with mental health issues, were delighted when SI Bangor asked how they could be of help.  Very soon four of our club members spent a day decorating and … Continued

Polly de la Mer

Polly de la Mer Sian Kent, Programme Action Officer and Maggie Hughes with “Polly de la Mer”, a fish made of rubbish that it might find in the ocean today due to human activity. A spur to action for everyone … Continued

AGM President Andy’s closing address

Reading through the archives in readiness for this job I read poems members had written for our decade anniversary years. So I thought I would write my report in verse to end our 70th year. With pleasure, here is my … Continued

Grand Draw raffle prize

Members spent various days at Ysbyty Gwynedd during the Winter selling raffle tickets for the grand draw in aid of the President’s Dementia Care fund at Ysbyty Gwynedd.

President’s charity Dementia Care Ysbyty Gwynedd

We are delighted to have raised £5,000 to support the Dementia Care Team in their work and hope that the money will benefit patients with dementia, their families and the community.  The Soroptimist International Bangor & District Club was chartered … Continued

Tulip Tea Party

In celebration of the Club’s 70th year, member Jenny Watkin Jones invited club members to her home. An afternoon tea with prosecco was arranged by the hospitality committee with homemade sandwiches and cakes.  Members of daughter club SI Anglesey also … Continued