Region Communications Officer Sue

Communications Report to Region Meeting February 2019

Region Communications Team:

Communications Officer & Website Manager – Sue Challoner

CNWWBriefing Publication – Helen Owen 

Region Newsletter Publication – Doreen Jones 

Great News for our websites

This is my 5th year as Region website Officer and I am really happy to announce that our Region website for the first time, is NUMBER ONE in the most viewed Club/Region NA/ Network Websites.

Congratulations to SI Nantwich & District who are at number 10 most viewed websites.

Congratulations to SI Bangor & District who are at number 14 most viewed websites.

There are almost 300 Club/Region NA/ Network Websites, so this is a great achievement

Region Communications

The Communications team has been very busy since the last report in September. Region Newsletter Editor Doreen produced an excellent Publication Nov/Dec which we hope you have seen – if not you will find on the website under Region News. Doreen would like to thank clubs for sending such interesting articles, and keeping to the prescribed length 250 words & 2 photos.

Social Media Campaign #16Days of activism against gender based violence 25thNov – 10thDecember was a very successful campaign – we were able to post different items daily throughout the campaign using information from club Programme Reports to highlight project work in our Region. Many clubs joined in the campaign SI Nantwich posted daily and a number of clubs wore orange and are included in the Federation Flickr Album on SIGBI website – see

#SoroptimistsThinkOnIt is Federation President Sue Williams theme– we look forward to 2 Federation wide campaigns during the year, however if you are posting any work in re Mental Health please use this hashtag.


Facebook– Soroptimist Region Cheshire, North Wales & Wirral  – this is the Region Group  – Please post here your club events and activities with photos if possible

Soroptimist Ches. N. Wales & Wirral Region – This is our Region managed page and includes information from SI, SIGBI and partners – also highlights Project Work

Twitter – Soroptimist CNWW@SIRegion – Clubs with Twitter accounts: Bebington, Chester, Ellesmere Port, Flintshire, Llandudno, Nantwich Northwich, Runcorn & Frodsham.

Please use #Soroptimist in all your Tweets and posts. We need to get the name of our Organisation out there as much as we can for recognition and to raise our profile.


Please encourage at least one member from your club to join. This includes:

  • Region Information – Region diaries and directories
  • How to guides – Social Media & Website
  • Role Specifications for Region Officers
  • Region & Project work Images – logos, info graphics and photos

Region News

CNWW Briefing to be circulated via club secretaries to members after each Officers/Reps Meeting. The Briefing includes Region Officers Reports and Region information & Events

Region Newsletter twice per year June & November – this includes Club News & Events.Please ensure copy is sent to Doreen the Editor by deadline dates.

Please Note: The Newsletter will be shared on website & all Social media platforms, so please ensure clubs don’t include sensitive information

Sue Challoner

Region Communications Officer