Club News


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

On March 1st we will be welcoming Doreen Markam, whose subject is “Would you rather be French”. This will address the differences in the lives of women in France and the UK. THis is Doreen’s “specialist subject” and we are expecting a … 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


Derby 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.  


SI Derby has a new venue

As from January 2016, S I Derby has been meeting at The King’s Highway, Kingsway Derby. DE22 3NH. Some of us meet in the pub at 5.45-6.00 for a meal before the meeting, which starts at 7.00 and is held … Continued