Club President Angela Karck has presented a cheque for £2424.10 to Roundabout at a recent Social Evening. The cheque was received by Andrew Reardon, the Homeless Prevention Manager for Roundabout, who was accompanied by Vicky. This is the second year that SI Hallamshire has nominated Roundabout as the President’s Charity. Over the two years the Club has raised a total of £4393.40 for the charity, which provides shelter, support and life skills to young people in Sheffield.
Yorkshire President Jennie, President Angela & club members presented 30 bags of toiletries to representatives from the ‘Young Women’s Housing Project’ in Sheffield at our recent meeting. SI Hallamshire have chosen this charity to support for 2017-2018. We will continue to provide practical help & fundraise for this unique charity throughout the year.
Enid Blackburn received a long service certificate for forty five years service Soroptiminst International at our recent AGM. Enid was previously a member of Barnsley SI until it closed. She held the position of President on three occasions and was also Regional Council Representative & Programme Action Covenor.
The members of SI Hallamshire recently took part in their annual bowling challenge evening. After a close game, last year’s winner Sue Smith presented Sandra Green with the trophy. The members then enjoyed a meal at a local Italian restaurant.
Members enjoyed our Christmas Social event – the International Supper. Members provided a ‘bring and share supper’ and wore festive items. We raised £150 for Roundabout, our President’s charity.