Calendar of Soroptimist Events

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April – September 2016

Apr 21 Thu
Rod Stewart Tribute Event – Bournemouth @ Miramar Hotel
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SI Bournemouth are staging a Tribute Evening featuring Paul Metcalfe, including a 2 course dinner.

Charities to benefit from the evening are Friends of Bournemouth Women’s Refuge and STEM Challenge.

May 1 Sun
Recruitment event – Middlesbrough @ Middlesbrough Centre Square
May 1 all-day

For Membership Month, SI Middlesbrough will be manning a stall at Middlesbrough Centre Square where the Tour De Yorkshire bike race will commence on Sunday 1 May 2016.

It promises to be a fun-filled day.  Why not drop by the stall and speak to our enthusiastic Members about what it means to be a Soroptimist – search #whysoroptimist on Twitter to see the reasons our Members joined.

 

May 14 Sat
Recruitment Event in Chester @ Grosvenor Precinct
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

This is a Regional Recruitment event as part of Membership Month being run by SI Cheshire North Wales and Wirral. There are 18 Clubs throughout the Region, so do come along to find out more. Members will be talking to shoppers and other interested parties about Soroptimist International and the projects taking place within the Region. There will be a display with lots of information, and the Lord Mayor of Chester will be visiting us at 11.00.

We look forward to seeing you there.

40s-50s Tea Party – Kenilworth @ St Francis' Church Hall
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

40s-50s Tea Party of part of the Queens 90th birthday celebrations.

May 18 Wed
Membership Month Dinner and 65th Birthday – Stourbridge @ Hagley Golf and Country Club
7:15 pm – 9:15 pm

Membership Month Dinner and 65th Club Birthday.  After dinner speaker “The Road Not Taken”.

May 21 Sat
Rape and Sexual Violence Talk – Surulere, Nigeria @ Soroptimist International Secretarian
10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The general public are invited to attend the 2nd rape and sexual violence talk organised by Soroptimist International Nigeria.

The talk aims to create awareness of the new Sexual Violence Laws in Nigeria, to warn parents of the signs to look out for in cases of child rape and abuse, and how to protect your children from sexual predators.

 

May 23 Mon
Pregnancy in Prison: #WhySoroptimist – St Albans @ Chiswell Green United Reformed Church Hall
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Pregnancy in Prison: the harsh truth

A larger percentage of women are given custodial sentences in England and Wales for non-violent crimes than men.  What is life like if you are pregnant as well?

Donations towards the work of Birth Companions.

www.birthcompanions.org.uk Registered Charity No 1120934

This event is part of the May Soroptimist International Great Britain and Ireland “Ask me why I’m a Soroptimist” campaign.  #whysoroptimist – Soroptimists are not afraid to tackle difficult and unpopular issues.

 

Jun 5 Sun
World Environment Day
Jun 5 all-day
Jul 16 Sat
SIGBI Federation Anniversary
Jul 16 – Sunday all-day

2014 is the 80th Anniversary of SIGBI, one of the four Federations of Soroptimist International.

Sep 3 Sat
Leadership and Club Development Day – Reading @ Henley Business School
Sep 3 all-day

Soroptimists are invited to attend our Leadership and Club Development Day at Reading on 3 September.  Previous Leadership and Club Development Days have been so well received that we are offering another.  Do come along and get inspired!

Find out more and register using this link but you need to log into the Members’ area of the Website before you click the link: https://sigbi.org/members/federation/sigbi-leadership-and-club-development-days-2016/