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May 2024

On Wednesday 15th May we were delighted to welcome Dr Jane Moorhead, a cConsultant Clinical scientist at King’s College London who delivered an excellent (and mentally demanding!) talk showing how things moved from research to actual medical practice.   On Monday 13th May members spent

April 2024

At the meeting on Wednesday 17th April we thanked President Jane for her year as president  and welcomed Alison as President for 2024/2025. President Alison’s first task was to welcome Bridget as president elect before letting us know about the programme for next year.  

March 2024

    On Wednesday 20th March we welcomed our latest member, Lana Peile, to the club   . Fairtrade Big Brew On Saturday 9th March President Jane Griffiths and Anne Richards organised the Soroptimist cake stall at the Fairtrade Big Brew at Lingfield Community Centre

February 2024

On Monday 26th February several members met for the monthly Orange Cafe at Chequer Mead. Those of us present  certainly added some colour to the cafe and enjoyed coffee and some excellent conversation     At our meeting on Wednesday 21st February we were delighted

December 2023

Once again the Club has collected much needed Christmas gifts for I Choose Freedom a women’s refuge in Reigate and Crawley Open House, a residential and drop-in centre for the homeless.  As in previous years members delivered their gifts to a Christmas grotto (above), this

November 2023

  SI East Grinstead Remembers On November 12th, President Jane Griffiths, President Elect Alison Skinner and other members of the Club took part in the Remembrance Sunday service in memory of those killed in two World Wars and other conflicts around the world.  President Jane

September 2023

At East Grinstead’s Club meeting on Wednesday, September 20th, members were delighted to welcome and induct four new  members; Gill Beeney, Aileen Hargreaves, Kate Benstead, and Angela Sharpe, pictured with President Jane Griffiths (centre). All of them have attended meetings and functions over the past

In the Swinging Sixties

In 1962 whilst the world held its breath over the Cuban Missile crisis and The Beatles released their first single, Soroptimist International of East Grinstead was born. Today, 60 years later, the Club is flourishing with 33 members and playing an active role in the

S.I.E.G. reen Canopy

When we started planning events for our Diamond Jubilee we decided that we would combine our celebrations with a project inaugurated for the late Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. We were going to help form the” Green Canopy” Anne Richards took charge of some Lime saplings and