Soroptimist International Derby meets on the first Thursday of each month at The Sleep Inn next to The King’s Highway Pub Kingsway Derby DE22 3NH. Meetings start at 7.00.
Programme 2018-2019: Monthly meetings and events
May 3rd A visit to the Meru Women’s Garden Project, Janet Stopher Clark. Chaired by Judy Doenhoff
May 11th Visit to Tissington Well Dressings followed by dinner
June 4th Sponsored walk for Meru, and to celebrate World Environment Day
June 7th Speaker Nadia Nazir from Derby Women’s Refuge, chaired by Celia Beizsley
June 30th Region Meeting and Change of Insignia
July 5th Packing Welcome Bags for Derbyshire WISH; A celebration of the Suffragettes chaired by Margo Broadhurst
22nd August A Croquet Evening at Long Eaton
September 6th A literary evening, chaired by Frances Rothwell
22nd September Region Away Day
October 4th The meeting will be themed around anti-slavery day, chaired by Annette Porter
October 20th Informal Charter Celebration
October 25-28 Annual SIGBI Conference Liverpool
November 1st Speaker Doreen Markam “Would you rather be French?” Chaired by Janet Stopher-Clark
November 29th Meeting chaired by Judy Doenhoff “Misogyny”
December 6th Christmas Dinner at Chevin Golf Club.
December 8th Human Rights Day – Frugal Lunch and packing gifts for young people leaving care
January 3rd 2019 Packing welcome bags for Derbyshire WISH; Auction of unwanted Christmas gifts; Review of year and planning for next year. Chaired by Liz Hurfurt
February 7th Speaker Helen Barley-McMullen – HM Inspector of Railways. Chaired by Frances Rothwell
March 7th Water and sanitation theme.
March 9th International Women’s Day Event in Derby
April 4th AGM