Diary Dates 2017/18
15th May – Meeting and Speaker: Mark Forsyth (British Red Cross) – “Building a Culture of Welcome”
19th June: Meeting and Speaker: Shirley Thompson – “Ending Slavery”
24th July:. Meeting at Branksome Dene Chine Community Room with supper and visitors.. Speaker – Jenny Tipping – “Women Driven: overcoming the perils of trucking while female”
21st August: Meeting – Programme Action review.
18th September: Meeting and Speaker: Matt Llewellin (CK Team Refugees) – “First hand account of helping refugees arriving in Greece”
8th October Soroptimists will be manning a Hydration Station at the Bournemouth Marathon in aid of the club’s special charity, Cementing Futures.
18th October: Meeting and Speaker: Sarah Roberts (Team Rubicon) – “International Disaster Relief”; SIGBI Conference Resolutions
26th – 28th October – SIGBI Annual Conference being held this year at the Wales Millennium Stadium, Cardiff. President Ann Hodgson’s theme is ‘Step Up, Lead the Way’.
20th November – Report from SIGBI Conference in Cardiff, Members talk and “Reflections Evening”.
18th December – Urgent business only and Christmas Party
15th January. Meeting and Programme Action feedback plus planning for 2018/2019
19th February. Meeting – agenda tba
19th March. Meeting with Nominations for Office.
23rd April. AGM and inauguration of new President
21st May – New President’s first meeting