Soroptimist International is a women’s service organisation which provides many opportunities to be of service to others and to take part in local, national and international projects through Awareness, Advocacy and Action; this is called Programme Action.
Members continue to work in partnership with the Alzheimers Society in supporting People living well with dementia. this includes working with Bromsgrove and Redditch Council and the Kingfisher Centre in Redditch to improve the environment for People with dementia.
The Redditch and Bromsgrove Friends Together have developed some expertise in improving direction signs and as a result they now carry out Audits for various bodies including the Local Authority, Shopping and conference facilities.
As part of our Service element Members continue to Support the Friends Together weekly Meeting, Singing for the Brain which meets fortnightly and monthly The Dementia Cafeplus the Annual Memory Walk.
Friends and members are busy knitting blankets for the Fistula Hospital in Ethiopia and hats for premature babies in The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Malawi.