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SI Esperance give students etiquette training

SI Esperance give students etiquette training

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Soroptimist International Esperance held a graduation ceremony for participants of its Etiquette 101 programme recently. The first participants were 218 girls from Parvati Girls’ Hindu College in Debe. The programme was aimed at inspiring girls 11-19 years to enable them to be their personal best. Students were taught communication skills, appropriate behaviour and dress, manners

SI Harrogate achieves ‘toilet twinning’ status

SI Harrogate achieves ‘toilet twinning’ status

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Harrogate is now a ‘Toilet Twinned District’ thanks to Soroptimist International of Harrogate and District. On their last day in office, the Mayor and Mayoress of Harrogate, Coun Trevor and Mrs Jen Chapman, were presented with a framed certificate from President Val Hills and Project Leader, Sue Williams in the Valley Gardens. A total of 36 individual toilets and a toilet

SI Kirkcaldy Big Stroll for charity

SI Kirkcaldy Big Stroll for charity

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Kirkcaldy Soroptimist Maureen Collison has helped raise over £1000 for charity after completing the Big Stroll as part of the Glasgow Kiltwalk. Maureen walked the 14.4 miles from Clydebank to Balloch with her friend Jennifer McFarlane, a Paisley Soroptimist and a Mary’s Meal volunteer, last month. They both raised money for Mary’s Meals, the charity

Lancaster Soroptimists celebrate International Women’s Day with banners, flags and T-shirts

Lancaster Soroptimists celebrate International Women’s Day with banners, flags and T-shirts

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Every year members of Lancaster Soroptimists hold an event to mark and support International Women’s Day. This year the club had the assistance of local photographer Steve Pendrill, who was the speaker at the regular monthly meeting, relating anecdotes of adventures, opportunities and mishaps during his 25 years as a press photographer. After his talk

SI Harrogate and District – Resurrected Bites

SI Harrogate and District – Resurrected Bites

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At their February speaker meeting, Soroptimist International of Harrogate and District enjoyed a presentation by the founder and CEO of Resurrected Bites, Michelle Hayes. Michelle talked about the two cafes and community grocery stores the charity has set up in Harrogate and Knaresborough since early 2018. She explained how the Government lockdowns had affected their plans but how they

Aberconwy MS addresses Soroptimist Conference on climate

Aberconwy MS addresses Soroptimist Conference on climate

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SHADOW Minister for Climate Change, Janet Finch-Saunders MS, had the honour of addressing the Soroptimist International Great Britain & Ireland: Cheshire, North Wales & Wirral conference, held at St George’s Hotel, Llandudno. Mrs Finch-Saunders joined fellow guest speakers Professor Gareth Wynne Jones and Annie Merry, all of whom spoke on the conference’s theme ‘Climate Change,