Club News

  On May 11th a small group of us visited Tissington well dressings and enjoyed a meal afterwards. a chilly evening in the middle of an otherwise fine spell of weather!  


Frances takes on role of President Elect

Frances (R) has not been a member of SI Derby for very long, but she has already made a great impact on the club. She has now agreed to be our President next year. She is handed the President Elect … Continued


New member for SI Derby

At our June Meeting we welcomed new member Maggie Wolff (L). Membership officer Jan hands her the membership pack.  



Celia’s coffee morning for Meru

Celia’s coffee morning was held January 27th at her house in Derby. We raised £170 for the Meru Women’s Garden Project, through donations for coffee and cake and an exchange of scarves at £2 per time. Several friends and neighbours … Continued


Our next meeting

At our meeting on July 5th we will be packing welcome bags for a Derbyshire Refuge, for those who have left home with nothing due to domestic violence. Following this activity there will be a celebration of The Suffragists and … Continued


SI Derby celebrates its 80th Charter anniversary

On October 6th 2017 79 members and guests were at the Hallmark Hotel in Derby to celebrate 80 years of Soroptimism in Derby. The dinner was attended by our Federation president, Ann Hodgson, the Mayor of Derby Cllr John Whitby and … Continued


Nine SI Derby members attend the annual Conference

The Federation Conference was held in Cardiff this year and 9 SI Derby members attended. The Conference runs from Thursday evening to Saturday evening.There were 1200 members from around the world in Cardiff, who heard inspiring and informative speakers. We … Continued


SI Derby raises £1246 for Meru Women’s Garden Project

A NEW PROJECT FOR SOROPTIMISTS Every three years Soroptimists in our Federation, which includes 28 countries throughout the world, choose a project that we will all support through fundraising. Our latest project is to help women and girls in Kenya. … Continued


Derbyshire Women’s Refuge

in January 2018 we packed 18 Welcome Bags for the Refuge. 12 were for women and 6 for men, who also need support following domestic violence.