Club news

New Member

President Val Jones was delighted to induct a new member into the Cannock Soroptimist Club recently. She is Olivia Lyons, a young woman in her 20s whom President Val has known for a number of years. Olivia has attended several … Continued

Burns’ Night

President of SI Cannock, Val Jones, is proud of her Scottish heritage and invited members and friends to celebrate this with her at a Burns Night, celebrated all over the world, showing the on-going influence of Rabbie Burns. The evening … Continued

Christmas Gifts for Pathway Women’s Refuge

This year Cannock Soroptimists again supported the Pathway Project by providing Christmas gifts such as clothing, beauty packs, toys & games for women and children who will be spending Christmas in the refuge run by the Pathway Project for women … Continued

Speaker on Army Cadets

Cannock Soroptimists enjoyed a double military presentation at their November speaker meeting with two speakers, Colonel Richard Logan, Commandant of the Staffordshire Army Cadets and Cadet Staff Sgt Rachel Humphries, who has recently been awarded the prestigious honour of “Lord … Continued

Speaker on Action on Postpartum Psychosis

Action on Postpartum Psychosis [APP] is one of the charities being highlighted this year by President Val Jones, Cannock Soroptimists.  It is a small and little known charity; in fact, prior to President Val naming it only 3 members of … Continued

Christmas plans

Cannock Soroptimists are preparing for Christmas! But not just for themselves: as in previous years, club members do what they can to provide a better Christmas for some of those who may be in some sort of need this year. … Continued

Cocktail Party

Val Jones, President of Soroptimist International of Cannock held a cocktail party at her home; club members and friends enjoyed an evening of fellowship whilst discovering how to mix cocktails.  30 people attended, mixed mocktails and shook cocktails with a flourish, … Continued

Soroptimists undertake a UK wide survey

Soroptimists from all over the UK are working to establish the public’s knowledge of Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery. From 1st to 7th October 2017 Soroptimists from SI Cannock & District, as part of their mission to inspire action … Continued

Talk by SI Cannock member Emma Hodges

Club member Emma Hodges, CEO of St Giles Hospice, was the speaker at the September meeting of Cannock Soroptimists. The aim of Emma’s presentation was two-fold – to explain the reasons behind the recent re-brand and to show something of … Continued

Food Bank Donations

Soroptimists are marking World Food Day – Monday 16th October – by collecting items of food to donate to the Cannock Food Bank, collecting at their September and October meetings.  The local food bank has recently put out an urgent … Continued