Club news

New member 22.1.19

Jenie Dean was warmly welcomed as a new member by President Andy Hawkins at the club meeting held on 22.1.19.

Umeed and Fairtrade 22.1.19

Lis Perkins provided an expllanation of one of President Andy’s nominated charities ie the Umeed Partnership. Giving hope and opportunity by fundraising for disadvantaged children and women through education and vocational training of any faith in Pakistan eg with embroidery … Continued

Blood bikes 8.1.19

Gary Frost and Paul Kennedy presented the work of the voluntary organisation Blood Bikes Wales. Highlighting the amazing savings that the group have provided for local NHS services in the transportation of blood specimens and other items.  Club members were … Continued

Christmas Dinner at Teras, Bangor University 11.12.18

Members joined together at Teras restaurant, Bangor University, to enjoy an evening meal together. Instead of a raffle, this year we had a Christmas bran tub and the Club made a donation to the SIGBI International President’s fund.

Chocolate tombola and Christmas gifts YG 7.12.18

We combined our ever-popular chocolate tombola with a sale of Christmas crafted goods. It was a lovely seasonal event and we made almost £300 for our main charity this year, Dementia Care in Ysbyty Gwynedd .

Programme Action preparing for Christmas 4.12.18

Members enjoyed a practical evening assembling bags for the Women’s Refuge, families in the community and a large box of coats, jumpers, scarves, gloves and socks to be taken to St. Mary’s. Four bags of food, together with bags of … Continued

Activism against gender based violence 30.11.18

Soroptimist join with Bangor Mother’ Union – Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign 30/11/18 President Andy, Mavis Evans and Joan Wynne joined members of Bangor’s Mothers’ Union for a short but very moving Vigil in Bangor Cathedral for women across the … Continued

Christmas Coffee Morning 24.11.18

SI Bangor and District held a Christmas coffee morning in Penrhyn Hall. We raised over £300 for the President’s two charities, Dementia Care in Ysbyty Gwynedd and UMEED. Christmas creative goods made by members were particularly popular as were the … Continued

North Wales Women’s Centre 20.11.18

The work of the North Wales Women’s Centre in Rhyl, Miriam Kisby 20/11/18 The speaker was Miriam Kisby from North Wales Women’s Centre in Rhyl, who gave an overview of the activities and services the centre offers to women. This … Continued

Love your liver 19.11.18

Sian and Andy supported the ‘Love Your Liver’ campaign, with its informative mobile van and free liver screening service, which visited Bangor on Monday 19th November. We had to explain to onlookers and passers by what was on offer. Many … Continued