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Giving Women a Voice

Following up on an interesting and enjoyable evening a few weeks ago finding out about how women campaigned to have the vote, several members of SI Bridgend joined Bridgend MP Madeleine Moon and other local organisations to march as part of Porthcawl Carnival. Some members

Fundraising in the sunshine

Members of Bridgend Soroptimists once again supported the English Speaking Union and basked in the sunshine at Fonmon Castle at the ESU traditional summer garden party. As well as raising money for Soroptimist Charities through a Tombola, the event is an excellent way to raise

Supporting the Community and Raising Money

Once again members of Bridgend Soroptimists supported St David’s Church Fete in Laleston with a bric-a-brac stall. Although the weather was not the best, the stall raised £115 – all of which will go towards projects and charities supported by the Club. In addition, the

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, national and international service projects

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 Bridgend members are involved in.

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 and offers care to children

Soroptimists walk through the cold

On 10 March, Bridgend Soroptimists marked International Women’s Day with a group walk along the seafront at Porthcawl. A rather wild and windy day meant that numbers were not as buoyant as they could have been. Nonetheless, members walked from Coney Beach to Rest Bay.

Meru Women’s Garden Project Christmas Tree

Once again SI Bridgend participated in the Bridgend Christmas Tree Festival held in Nolton Church. The decision was taken to decorate the tree with felt fruit and vegetables – beautifully made by one of our talented members – to create awareness of the SIGBI project,

Anti-Trafficking Survey

This month members of SI Bridgend joined Soroptimists from across the UK to take part in the UK Programme Action Committee (UKPAC) survey on Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking. Members completed the questionnaires themselves and also handed them out to family and friends, as well as

Supporting with Sunshine and Smiles

Once again members of the Bridgend Soroptimists joined the South Wales Branch of the English-Speaking Union for their annual summer garden party at Fonmon Castle. With rain a-plenty before and after the festivities, guests had every reason to bask in the beautiful castle gardens. The