Calendar of Soroptimist Events

See what Special Days and Soroptimist events are coming up.  To submit an event complete this simple online form

February – October 2018

Feb 1 Thu
St David’s Day Breakfast @ Llancaiach Fawr Manor
10:00 am

A breakfast with a talk from a member of the Manor staff on an aspect of the history of the area. This is a social event to raise the profile of the club. Any monies raised will be donated to the President’s charities.

Feb 8 Thu
Yes women can. GP to team GB @ Haughton Hall
7:30 pm

A 2 course meal followed by an after dinner talk from a local GP on her life as doctor and triathlete in the GB age group team.

Mar 8 Thu
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Talk @ Holiday Inn Rochester
7:30 pm

Ross Little from Ovarian Cancer Action will be coming to the Medway Soroptimist meeting on 8th March giving a talk to raise awareness. A donation and a raffle will raise funds for Ovarian Cancer Action.

Mar 17 Sat
UKPAC Meeting @ Ramada Hotel, Solihull
Mar 17 all-day
Apr 14 Sat
Scottish Conference @ Stirling Court Hotel and Conference Centre
Apr 14 all-day

Joint conference featuring International President Mariet Verhof-Cohen as keynote speaker, Maggie Lennon Director of Bridges programme for refugees and workshops in the afternoon.

May 17 Thu
Charity Fashion Show @ The Franklin Rooms
7:00 pm

Medway Towns Soroptimists are hosting a charity fashion show by Travelling Trends on Thursday 17th May 2018. Join us at 7pm at The Franklin Rooms, 65 Franklin Road, Gillingham. ME7 4DG.

Price £8 which includes a welcome drink. Proceeds towards Cancer Research in memory of Anthea Parnell.

Jun 23 Sat
SI Leigh & District Event ‘WOMAN ZONE’ @ Leigh Town Hall Square
11:00 am – 3:00 pm

In Recognition of United Nations ‘Public Service Day’ the Promotion of Soroptimist International & Raising the Profile of Women’s Organisations/Services available to Women.

Theme: ‘Connecting Communities’.

 

Jul 7 Sat
UKPAC meeting and Study Day @ Europa Hotel
Jul 7 all-day

Awareness Advocacy and Action for Justice:
Prison Reform – Keynote Speaker, Baroness Vera Baird QC
Slavery/Trafficking – Keynote Speaker, Justice Teresa Doherty
Breakout sessions on both topics
Costs and more details to be found on our website soon.
Keep the date and join us to hear the results of our work in both programmatic areas

Sep 21 Fri
International Day of Peace
Sep 21 all-day
The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on 21 September. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution 36/37, the General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to“commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples.” 
Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace. This is a special day for Soroptimists around the world.  Use the hastag #peaceday for your messages of goodwill.
Oct 11 Thu
International Day of the Girl Child
Oct 11 all-day