Calendar of Soroptimist Events

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November 2017 – March 2018

Nov 25 Sat
Out of Africa Charity Ball @ The Hilton Hotel
7:00 pm

Unique gala dinner to celebrate of children’s lives changed by education in Africa. In aid of Creating Better Futures, a Reading based charity founded by Soroptomist & Rotarian, Dorothy Dix

Dec 2 Sat
Charity Winter Fair @ Penrhyn Hall Bangor North Wales
10:00 am

To raise money for Bangor Samaritans and GISDA a local charity for young homeless people.

Anglesey Soroptimists will be joining us at our information table to spread the news and hopefully recruit new members.

SI The Wrekin – Bridging the gap walk @ Ironbridge Telford
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Bridging the gender gap – Colour the world orange
A walk as part ot the 16 days of action- Leave no one behind,Unite to end violence against women and girls.
A 5 mile walk along level paths and crossing the 4 main bridges between Ironbridge and Coalport.
Everyone is welcome including dogs. Please wear something orange.

Dec 9 Sat
SI Edinburgh 90th Charter Celebrations @ Pollock Halls, Edinburgh University
Dec 9 all-day

celebration lunch for SI Edinburgh 90th charter anniversary. Other events around the weekend.

Dec 14 Thu
SI Dunfermline International Night @ Carnegie Conference Centre
6:30 pm

International Night- We are really pleased to welcoming Emma Patton from ‘On Call Africa’ to join us at our International Night. On Call Africa assists thousands of people who would otherwise have little or no access to essential healthcare services, by working to strengthen and augment existing services.

If you are interested in attending please contact us by the end of November.

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
IWD standing in the shadows of the suffragettes @ Museum of Iron
1:00 pm

A Rally to celebrate International Women’s Day to highlight the inequalities that still exist. photographs will be taken to put out on social media to emphasize #pressforprogress

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 10 Sat
International Women’s Day – What Women Want! – St Helens @ St Helens Town Hall
Mar 10 all-day

A very exciting IWD event will start on 8th March with a Day of Action – BBC Radio Merseyside at 07.20am to discuss Soroptimist – women inspiring action, transforming lives on IWD then 11am Executive Meeting; !.15 Sanitary protection to Food Bank; “pm Present a cheque fro MIND to Mayor of St Helens and discuss our actions; 3pm Books to Women’s refuge. #PressforProgress# Then on March 10th all women and their families are invited to a big IWD Fair in St Helens Town Hall. Educate, Empower through Healthy Living; Poetry workshop;Women into bricklayer and other exciting roles; over 20 Craft stall all selling handmade goods and run by Local women. Workshops to try new Clubs – Tai Chi, badminton, Diving, Poetry. Demonstrations of health and make up. Tasters of massage, nail treatments etc. and so much more. we are taking over the whole Town Hall for the whole day for a spectacular International Women’s Day which of course wouldn’t be complete without our Petitions to sign and of course Membership stall!!