Club news 2012-2013

SI Bridgend Welcomes a new Member!

President Carys was delighted to introduce Alison to our club at our meeting on 12th September. Alison was introduced by Lynda.  

Teas for the Elderly

The latest afternoon tea for the elderly was held in Frances’ house at the end of August. Teas for the Elderly takes place ever other month at a member’s home. Members contribute by either hosting, driving or making cakes. It … Continued

Helping to celebrate SI Haverfordwest’s 50th Anniversary

Members of SI Bridgend were please to help SI Haverfordwest celebrate their anniversary in style! They joined Soroptimist International President Alice Wells at a wonderful lunch at Wolfscastle Hotel and gave her a truly Welsh welcome.

Summer Garden Party

A promising start with the sun shining and jazz playing at Heronston Hall for SI Bridgend’s summer event. We were delighted to see so many members and guests enjoying the afternoon. The rain managed to hold off until it was … Continued

Club Welcomes Back Immediate Past President

On Wednesday 27th June, we were delighted to welcome back Kathryn who has returned following a period of illness. She looked fantastic and it was so good to see her fighting fit!

Tombola at the ESU Garden Party

The Summer Solstice was spend at the English Speaking Union’s Summer Garden Party (in the pouring rain) raising our profile and some funds with a tombola.   Wellies, fleeces and umbrellas essential!

Winners Again at the AGM!

Programme Action Officer, Rayner, received the 2nd place certificate for Best Practice Programme Action Awards at this year’s AGM. This was in recognition of the work done with a local school’s reading project. Last year, the club won first place … Continued

Visit from Regional President Rhian

We welcomed a special visitor to our Business Meeting last night, Wales South Regional President Rhian Williams joined us. We had a lively discussion about the regional project – Alcohol and Young Women – and how we felt we wanted … Continued

Paralympian visits our club!

Our first speaker meeting of the year was a very exciting event with a visit from Pippa Britton, Paralympian Archer. Pippa described how her Mother’s mantra of “nothing is impossible” encourged her to be a world class athlete, despite being … Continued

Beautiful day at Aberdulais Falls

              On a beautiful March afternoon Club members travelled to the National Trust site at Aberdulais Falls. Club member Bethan, who is a volunteer at the site, and her colleague treated us to an … Continued