Club members joined the “Reclaim the Night” March in Stroud organised by GRASAC (Gloucestershire Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre) in support of the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
The club attended the Phoenix Festival in Cirencester on 27th and 28th August 2022 to run their "The Anti Spiking Campaign" . We gave away 1,695 packs of glass covers and bottle top protectors over the two days of the festival
President Elect Jill receives her badge Members recently enjoyed an open air cake and fizz tea party for past President Shirley Alexander to present Presidential Regalia to incoming President Jill Lang.
At a recent meeting, members of Cirencester Soroptimist Club were delighted to present cheques to representatives of four local charities: these were Cirencester Housing For Young People (CHYP) Shine Post Natal Depression Support Cirencester Signpost (not in picture) and Gloucestershire Young Carers The funds were raised at events through the year and the charities were chosen by a vote of the club members.
Our congratulations must go to our Fund raising coordinator Anne Croft and her team for the following: Our Charity event in the Corn Hall (13th November) very successful £444 to be added to other monies to be distributed to local Charities Christmas. The knitted Christmas Puddings and Father Christmas hats, raising at to fit a Ferraro chocolate, proved to be very successful. We held a Christmas Stall in the Parish Church on Saturday 9th December to raise funds for our Friendship Weekend 2018. We would like thank everyone who gave items to sell or knitted the very popular Christmas Puddings and Father Christmas Hats. At this point we have to thank and make a very special mention of member Jennie Beadle who knitted over 800! Amazing achievement. On Saturday 16th December a successful and enjoyable Mulled wine and Coffee morning was held at the home of one of our members, in aid of CHYP