Held at Singleton Lodge on 9th December our members enjoyed fun and friendship with good food.
Soroptimists call for a collective global effort on International Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women, 25th November. Each day followed a different theme and ended on Human Rights Day10th December, the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. SI Blackpool & District shared all the visual images on their Social Media accounts – Facebook, Twitter, Linked In and What’s App
AFTERNOON TEA Our first social event since March 2020 was and Afternoon Tea at Trinity Hospice on Sunday 3rd October to celebrate 3 special events: Soroptimist International Centenary SI Blackpool & District 60th Anniversary and President Christine’s 60th Birthday It was a very pleasant afternoon of food, fun and friendship which are the essentials in any Soroptimist’s life. Christine was presented a bouquet of flowers from the club, along with many other cards, gifts and cake. The catering by the Hospice was excellent and plentiful and a good time was had by all who attended.
SI Blackpool & District are very proud to have been awarded not 1 but 2 Trophies at our Regional Meeting this morning, Saturday 12th June 2021 The club was announced the winners of the Carnforth Trophy, which is for a long standing Programme Action project for the all work they have done with “Talking News” over many years. Even during the Pandemic over the last 14 months our members have been making recordings from home to pass on to Queen Alexandra Care Home, South Shore. It was then announced that SI Blackpool & District had also won the Haslingden Shield, which is for Membership, SI Blackpool & District having recruited 3 new members and also retaining them, despite the difficulties of no face to face meetings since March 2020. Our new members have excelled themselves during the pandemic, working hard to raise funds
4 Story Sacks ready to go to The Pre School Play Group in Wesham Goldilicks & The 3 Bears Little Red Riding Hood The Gruffalo’s Child The Hungry Caterpillar
Like many other clubs our meetings have been held via Zoom for the last 12 months. Here are our happy members from this month’s meeting.
SI Blackpool posted 2 items on Social Media to celebrate International Womens Day 2021.
Our long standing club member (Vourneen) Jo Darbyshire DL, has been chosen to be showcased on the SIGBI Centenary website as one of more than 100 Soroptimists from the Federation of Great Britain & Ireland who have made a noteworthy contribution to society in the furtherance of the aims and objects of the organisation. To read the full article which appears on the SIGBI Centennial Website please click on the link below: Jo Darbyshire 100