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Joint Conference April 2018

Building Bridges: Uniting Communities Conference was held on Sat April 16th at Stirling Court Hotel and Conference Centre, University of Stirling.

Delegates enjoyed excellent speakers and the varied content made this a very worthwhile day.  The venue was a good choice due to its central position and comfortable facilities.

The guest speakers were :

Mariet Verhoff-Cohen President of Soroptimist lnternational –

Women, Water and Leadership.

The importance of global water and sanitation management; access to clean water is a Sustainable Development Goal.

Maggie Lennon Director- The Bridges Programmes.

Supporting social, educational and economic integration of refugees and asylum seekers.

The afternoon session was very well received by delegates who enjoyed a variety of workshops from Soroptimist International at the UN to Scottish Older Peoples Assembly.

Chuck it in the bucket raised £280 and the sales for ring pull items raised £107.

Sixty feedback forms were received and all were very positive especially for the workshops and the venue.

Congratulations to the organising committee for a very successful conference.