President Sue welcomed 4 new members to the Club at beginning of April. “I am delighted to welcome these lovely ladies to join us. They are all active in the community and, I am sure, will be an asset to … Continued
Club news 2016 – 2017
Members congratulated Anne Morgan on receiving her MBE for services to the community of South Wales in the New Year’s Honours. Many congratulations Anne.
On March 22, Bridgend Soroptimists held an afternoon tea celebration at Coed-y-Mwstwr Hotel, when president Sue presented a cheque for £1,400 to Mags Griffiths, general manager of Y Bont. The children’s charity based in Bridgend providing a day nursery for … Continued
On March 11, Bridgend Soroptimists marked International Women’s Day with a group walk on the seafront at Porthcawl. They were joined by members of the public who had seen the advance publicity in the press, and were keen to give … Continued
Three Bridgend Soroptimists celebrated St David’s Day in style. President Sue was joined by Christine and Carys at SI Pontypridd’s St David’s Day breakfast at Llancaiach Fawr. The ladies then headed off to visit SI Aberdare’s Daffodil Festival – arriving … Continued
Bridgend Soroptimist Club has continued fundraising for the family visitor centre at Parc Prison, Bridgend. Karen Rees, Barnardo’s children’s services manager and Sarah Crawley, director of Barnardo’s Cymru, were delighted to receive the sum of £1,200 from immediate past president … Continued
In keeping with tradition, members of SI Bridgend enjoyed a New Year’s Dinner to kick off the programme for 2017. Excitement is building as 2017 is the Club’s 70th anniversary and these ladies certainly know how to celebrate!
On Wednesday, December 8, Bridgend Soroptimists held their annual Christmas Service at the Princess of Wales Hospital chapel. The service was conducted by Hospital Chaplain Rev Hilary Jardin. Club members Sue Davies, Lily Laesser, Eurwen Richards and Dr April May … Continued
Four members of Bridgend Soroptimists attended the Federation Conference in Malta. The conference programme was interesting, varied and full of fun. World-class speakers, Dave Coplin of Microsoft and Helen Sharman, Britain’s first astronaut, set the scene and were joined on … Continued
On October 26, Bridgend Soroptimists held a sell-out fashion show at the Heronston Hotel, Bridgend. Fashions from Samantha B Boutique in Ewenny were featured and club members took to the catwalk in great style modelling garments ranging from casual right … Continued