Archive 2011, 2010, 2009

Speaker Meeting 4th July 2011 – Safer Places

On 4th July we were treated to an eye-opening talk by the CEO of one of our local Safer Places (Refuges).  She and her colleague explained the different sorts of abuse, not by any means restricted to physical, that one … Continued

Care4aCuppa 14th June 2011

Once again we had a super afternoon at Anne Miles’ home raising money for Isabel Hospice.  As you can see from the photo Anne’s garden was ready for afternoon tea; thank goodness for the gazebos as the weather was wonderful.  … Continued

Speaker meeting 6th June 2011 – Laura Redhead, Project SIerra

On 6th June 2011 Laura Redhead, Regional Programme Action officer, Quadrennial Project SIerra Liaison officer and Federation Executive Councillor, talked to us about Project Sierra A Family and a Future.  It was a most interesting talk and Laura explained how … Continued

Charter Lunch 28th April 2011

The first event in our new year was the celebration of the 55th anniversary of the charter of SI Hertford and District.  We met for lunch with friends and members from other clubs in the Region and Regional President Johanna and … Continued

Speaker Meeting 7th June 2010 “Who Says you Can’t”

President Karin welcomed our speaker for the evening, Christina Rees, who is on the General Synod and was, until earlier this year, Chair of WATCH (Women and the Church).  She has regularly appeared on Radio 4’s Thought for the Day … Continued

Moving the British Library 3 May 2010

  Mirjam Foot, Professor Emeritus of Library and Archive Studies at UCL, told the meeting of her experiences when leading the move of the British Library to its new building at St Pancras during the 90’s.  The British Library was … Continued

WaterAid Tea Party 22nd March 2010

SI Hertford & District held a WaterAid tea party on 22nd March do our bit for £75 for 75 to support Water Aid projects in Bangladesh to provide fresh water and sanitation. Along with our friends, Hertford and District Soroptimists … Continued

SI Hertford & District

 June 2009 Soroptimist International of Hertford and District supported the local Isabel Hospice with a Tea at 3 Party at the home of one of their members on 17th June. Despite blustery winds and smatterings of rain, over forty Soroptimists … Continued