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September 2020 a small group got together for a sunny walk and a coffee at the National Stone Centre in Wirksworth.



June 2020 Fundraising trek for Chora Chori ( empowering girls in Nepal)

On June 6th for the first time in three months and socially distanced a small group of us got together for a walk to celebrate World Environment Day and to raise funds for Chora Chori.





April 2020:  Despite Lockdown we are continuing to support the Derby Community Parenting Programme . We have made up Baby Bundles for expectant mums. We are also exploring alternative ways of continuing our support for the Derby Women’s Refuge during these challenging times, when domestic abuse is increasing.



March 2020: Members ran a stall on International Women’s Day at Derby Quad


Guest speaker Sir Richard Fitzherbet with Elizabeth Hurfurt, Derby SI President at our 80th celebration.Our club was established in Derby in 1937. We have 19 members. In 2017 we celebrated our  80th Anniversary


On the left our president for 2019-20, Frances Rothwell


Two presidents

Two presidents. Left: Marion Merkens President 2016-17, Right: Elizabeth Hurfurt President 2017-18 (from October 2017)

With the Mayor and Mayoress raising awareness of toilet twinning. January 2019

SI Exec 2016






Here, our Executive Committee is enjoying a meal


Members and friends raising funds for the Meru project in Kenya