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Club Programme and Speaker Meetings 2022-23

Soroptimist International of Harrogate & District  is part of a worldwide women’s service organisation. Founded in 1933 the Club has a long history of making a difference to the lives of women and girls. We work locally and globally. Find out more about our activities here.

Want to join us?

If you want to help make a difference to the lives of women and girls then email sihandd@hotmail.co.uk.

Look out for our exciting new programme for 2022-23. Find out more about how we are working to support the community locally, through supporting Dementia Forward and local food banks;  and globally with our  Toilet Twinning Project.

Meetings

Business as usual.  Covid-19 may have curtailed our meeting face to face meetings over the last two years but we are now back meeting face to face as well as on Zoom. We meet on the  1st & 3rd Wednesday evenings at 7 pm at the Crown Hotel, Harrogate.  If you are interested in attending one  of our meetings please email sihandd@hotmail.co.uk.

Club members Visiting Allerton Waste Recovery Park
Club members Visiting Allerton Waste Recovery Park 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

 

DATE

2022

EVENT Speaker or activity
 

April 27th

 

Commonwealth War Graves at

Stonefall Cemetery visit

 

Elizabeth Smith

Regional Co-ordinator

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

May 4th  

Business meeting

 

 

 

 

 

May 18th

 

I am the product of the Faith of my family

 

Marta Seiler

June 1st  

Business meeting

 

 

 

June 15th Summer outing – visit to the Valley Gardens Harrogate Sue Wood

Horticultural Officer

Harrogate Borough Council

 

 

July 6th

 

 

Business Meeting

 

 

 

July 20th

 

Social Event –

Kettlesing Village Hall

 

 

 

August

 

 

 

 

 

September 7th

 

Business meeting

 

 

September 21st Family History –  Who do you think you are?

The St Helena Connection

Val Hills

Club President

 

 

October 5th

 

Business Meeting  

 

 

October 16th

 

Annual Lunch at Goldsborough Hall
 

October 19th

 

 

 

The Rt Rev Dr Helen-Ann Macleod Hartley

Bishop of Ripon and Leeds

 

 

October   28th & 29th

 

 

SIGBI Conference

Belfast

 

November 2nd

Dr Jackie Andrews

Medical Director

Business meeting

Harrogate NHS Foundation Trust
 

November 13th

Remembrance Sunday- laying of poppy wreaths throughout the District
November 16th Friendship Link Evening
December 7th Awards – Charity Shop window competition

Business meeting

December  14th Christmas Party
2023

January 11th

 

Business meeting

  Burns Night –  To be confirmed
February 1st

 

Programme Action meeting

Business meeting

Programme  Action Team
February 15th Zero Carbon Forum

How achievable is Zero Carbon?

Speakers and members discussions

 

March 1st

 

Business meeting
March 15th

 

 International Womens Day

Reflections on the achievements of SI Harrogate & Districts in 90 years

 

 

April 5th

 

Business meeting
April 19th

7pm start

AGM followed by supper