Club news


Soroptimists Spreading the Word

SI Bridgend was invited to put up a display in Cowbridge Library for the month of June to spread the word about Soroptimist International. This was an excellent opportunity to publicise Soroptimist International as well as highlight the many local, … Continued


100 years of Votes for Women

Bridgend Soroptimists enjoyed an informative and amusing talk from Ceri Joseph of Porthcawl Museum about Women and the Vote. Ceri’s talk was wide-ranging, covering not only the history of what was happening over 100 years ago on the national scene, … Continued


Meet our new President Elect

President Helen was delighted to install Sharon Dixon as President Elect for 2018-2019. Sharon, a management consultant, is a fairly new member to the Club and has already served as Membership Officer. She is looking forward to taking on the … Continued


Welcoming new member Jan

Bridgend Soroptimist are delighted to welcome a new member, Jan Stoneman. Jan has recently moved to the area having spent recent years in Carmarthen. It was in Carmarthen that she became aware of Soroptimist International and admired the work they … Continued


Soroptimists are part of the local community

SI Bridgend took part if the Awareness Day for local organisations in the Bridgend area on Saturday. This was an excellent opportunity to publicise Soroptimist International as well as highlight the many local, national and international service projects that the … Continued


A New President for Bridgend Soroptimists

Following a very busy 70th anniversary year, during which the Presidential Chain was shared by three members, outgoing President Eurwen was delighted to install Helen Murdoch as Club President for 2018-2019. President Helen said she is looking forward to overseeing … Continued


Supporting Ty Hafan

Our Soroptimist year ended on a real high with President Eurwen’s presentation of a cheque to Emma Anthony of Ty Hafan, our chosen President’s charity for the year. Ty Hafan is one of the UK’s leading paediatric palliative care charities … Continued



New Year Lunch

SI Bridgend kicked off 2018 with a New Year’s Lunch at The Heronston Hotel. The speaker, Mel Bastier, gave an interesting talk on willow weaving – with a number of members deciding that they would like to consider having a … Continued