Club news

SI Cannock launch new petition

Cannock Soroptimists have become aware of a growing problem in this country – families who cannot afford to buy sanitary wear needed each month. A survey found that more than 137,700 girls have missed school in the last year because … Continued


New President

June Bould is the new President of SI Cannock & District; she was given the chain of office by out-going President Val Jones at the AGM held recently. June joined SI Cannock & District 4 years ago and has been … Continued


SI Cannock AGM

SI Cannock & District held its AGM at The Barns on 3rd April. The meeting marked the end of a busy year with President Val Jones at the helm. Val and the Club’s Officers reported on the successes and achievements … Continued


Long Service Certificates for 20 years service

Cannock Soroptimists held their AGM at the beginning of April. One of the final tasks out-going President Val Jones undertook was to acknowledge the years of service to Soroptimist International – and the Cannock & District club – that three … Continued


SI Cannock cheque to SNAP

At the last Business meeting of her year as President of SI Cannock & District, Val Jones was delighted to present a cheque for £515.00 to the Special Needs Adventure Playground – SNAP – in Cannock. Bob Heighway, Chairman of … Continued


Book Launch – A history of women in 100 Objects

Cannock Soroptimists were thrilled when club member Dr Janis Lomas had a book published very recently. The book, ‘The History of Women in 100 Objects’ was written in collaboration with Professor Maggie Andrews and was featured in a national newspaper … Continued


Graham White and his wonderful garden

President Val Jones welcomed members to the final speaker meeting of her year in office. The speaker for the occasion was Graham White talking about the amazing transformation of his large garden plot into a stunning horticultural vision, which won … Continued


Snap Coffee Morning over £500 raised

Cannock Soroptimists held a very successful coffee morning to raise funds for Cannock’s Special Needs Adventure Playgound – SNAP – located on the Pye Green Road. It is the only facility of its kind in the area, families come from … Continued


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