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Soroptimists swap Smarties for support

When President Helen’s friend, Siobhan, suffered major brain trauma as a result of a winter sport’s accident, she was airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham where she received the best care possible. Siobhan, an Intelligence Officer in the RAF, was representing the RAF in the

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

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

Fundraising Fun at Laleston Church Fete

Once again Bridgend Soroptimists have been out-and-about – this time at St David’s Church in Laleston for their annual summer fete. A bric-a-brac stall raise £105 for our charity fund with Lily, Inez, Sue B., Irene, Sandra and Carys taking turns to enjoy the sunshine

Soroptimists become catwalk queens

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 through to occasion wear and

Sophisticated summer celebrations

The sun truly shone on the righteous as members of the Bridgend Soroptimists once again 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

Local children’s charities benefit from fundraising activity

Outgoing President Bethan was delighted to present a cheque for £1000 to Laura Tranter from Barnardo’s at the Club’s AGM. President Bethan said, “My chosen charity for the year was Barnardo’s and, in particular, supporting Barnardo’s in Bridgend and their community support for offenders’ families.

Goodness Gracious Glee at Bridgend Soroptimist event

“Goodness Gracious” Beetle Drive

Bridgend Soroptimists enjoyed a delightful fundraising event at The Heronston Hotel, Bridgend on Wednesday 27th January. A beetle drive was held together with a silent auction, and following a buffet supper, entertainment by GOODNESS GRACIOUS GLEE, a ladies choral group from Briton Ferry. The ladies