Eleven Glasgow City Soroptimists attend the SIGBI Annual Conference in Cardiff, Wales
The SIGBI 83rd Federation Conference was held on the 26-28th October in Cardiff and had the theme, ‘Step Up, Lead the Way’. Information on the sessions and many photographs can be found on the conference website. There was a wide … Continued
Vintage Fashion Show…more photos
More of the wonderful outfits showcased at the recent vintage fashion show in aid of Mercy Ships UK. These were donated by club members or friends and many are in the collection of SI Glasgow City club President Madeleine. A … Continued
Vintage Fashion Show a smash success!
In early October, SI Glasgow City put on a vintage fashion show in aid of the charity Mercy Ships UK. Mercy Ships provide the world’s largest charitable floating hospital and bring free medical care to some of the world’s poorest … Continued
What Women Do event – September 2017
Along with a number of other local Soroptimist clubs, SI Glasgow City, took part in the recent What Women Do event located at The Lighthouse in Glasgow city centre on the 16th of September. This event was a great opportunity … Continued
Summer Outing July 2017
The Club’s summer outing on Saturday 1st July started with a self-guided walk from Bridge of Weir town centre to Quarriers Village by one group of members and a self-guided walk around Quarriers Village by another group. All members then … Continued
Soroptimists can turn their hands to just about anything…including the kazoo!
Soroptimists demonstrating their Kazoo- blowing skills after attending a performance of the show I do . The show was recently staged by service users and staff of Glasgow’s Tomorrow’s women project in collaboration with Citizens Theatre actors.
Winner of the Meru Kenya Women’s Garden project handbag raffle
SI Glasgow City recently organized a raffle for a limited edition ladies handbag, with Soroptimist tartan detail, which was a gift from SI Paisley. The raffle raised £187 for The Meru Kenya Women’s Garden project. Myrtle Peterkin, President Elect, SI Glasgow City, is seen presenting … Continued
Soroptimists receive an update from Tomorrow’s Women Glasgow
Tomorrow’s Women Glasgow (TWG) is an innovative and unique multi agency centre based in Gorbals, Glasgow. The staff work with women with complex needs who are involved in the criminal justice system. The service offers the women a safe space … Continued
New Club President
At the recent Annual General Meeting, outgoing President Gwen passed over the President’s chain of office to new President Madeleine for 2017/18. Following the presentation, President Madeleine received agreement from the Club Members for her chosen charity of Mercy Ships … Continued
Soroptimist Awareness Campaign
A joint awareness campaign was organized by SI Paisley and SI Glasgow City at Braehead Shopping Centre during May which is the Soroptimist Membership month. Members talked with lots of women, gaining contact details and it is hoped that those … Continued