Club News

President Carole 2018 – 2019

At our AGM and Club Change of Insignia Meeting in April, Carole Rivers was installed as the new Club President for 2018 – 19. Here is an extract from Carole’s inaugural speech: When I first joined SI Chester I never … Continued

Storyhouse Women’s Weekend

Club members participated in the recent Chester Storyhouse Women’s Weekend by giving a presentation on Modern Day Slavery and Trafficking.  We were delighted to welcome an interested audience, who asked a number of pertinent questions.  We hope that they will … Continued

International Women’s Day – #Press for Progress

On Saturday, 3rd March, members of SI Chester took part in a celebration of International Women’s Day, held in the Town Hall and hosted by Chester Women’s Aid. Throughout the day there were several presentations by Women’s Groups, including the … Continued

Charter Celebration Canal Cruise

On Sunday, 25th February, SI Chester members celebrated the 3rd Anniversary of the Chartering of the Club by having lunch on a canal cruise in the heart of Chester. Members from several other clubs in the Region, one club from … Continued

Soroptimaster attends first Meeting aged 6/52!

At our February meeting we were delighted to welcome baby Ptolemy Pritchard, with his Mum, and Founder Club President, Victoria.  Tolly was as good as gold whilst club members listened to an interesting presentation by Alison Breardon from  the Chester … Continued

Share Shop Presentation

At their most recent meeting members heard a fascinating presentation from Debra Webb, Trustee and passionate supporter of SHARE (Supporting Homeless and Assisting Refugees Everywhere). SHARE is a fairly new charity which has grown rapidly in Cheshire and Flintshire.  Debra … Continued

Cardiff Conference Success

Ten members of our club attended the recent Federation Conference, held at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff.  It was an action packed weekend, with several of the club members taking an active role.  On the Friday morning President Susan … Continued

Quiz Night Success

Club members held an extremely successful Quiz Night on Friday, 29th September, raising over £600 which will be divided between two of the projects that we support, Chester Women’s Aid and Classrooms in the Clouds. We are grateful to the … Continued

A Freedom Service

On Sunday, 17th September, 2017, members of SI Chester attended a Freedom Service in Chester Cathedral.  The Service was held to remember those caught up in the tragedy of Human Trafficking.  We, along with a representative from the Cheshire Anti-Slavery … Continued

Classrooms in the Clouds

Chester members are delighted that local charity, Classrooms in the Clouds, (CITC), has been successful in being granted funds from the Soroptimist International President’s Appeal – Educate to Lead: Nepal. One of our local schools, The Bishops’ Blue Coat School, has expressed … Continued