Archive 2014




1 September 2014 – Frugal Supper

Our not so frugal supper on 1st September was very kindly hosted by Immediate Past President Jenny (and Soroptimister Paul) and we are all very grateful for their hospitality. The supper and raffle raised money for President Pam’s charity A-CET.  After … Continued


4th August 2014 – Business Meeting

We had the pleasure of Johanna Raffan’s company at our business meeting.  Johanna, Federation Councillor, gave a presentation entitled ‘Building the Future of SIGBI’, which is about Associate Membership (AM) and  how to grow new Soroptimists. This was a timely … Continued


22nd August 2014 – Our Summer Outing

Our summer outing was to Hopleys Nursery for a conducted tour of the plant centre and of course refreshments, afternoon tea.                    


3rd August 2014 Kite Festival

We had a stall at the Kite Festival in Royston on 3rd August.  The weather was just right for kites if a little too windy for our banner.  We ran a ‘bran tub’ for children and were visited by a … Continued


21st July 2014 Fund raising Supper

July was a very busy month for SI Hertford & District.  We held a fund raising supper for the BIG project in the Poppy Room in Benington Village Hall on 21st July.  A splendid venue for a lovely supper to … Continued


16th July 2014 Tea at 3 for Isabel Hospice

Our annual tea party to raise funds for Isabel Hospice was held on 16th July and again another extremely succesful tea party with yet again perfect weather, thanks to Anne Miles!  


7th July 2014 Speaker Meeting – Hannah Craig

International Service in Burkino Faso Our July speaker meeting was a return visit from a gap-year student.  Hannah has spent the past 3 months with International Service working in Burkino Faso.   As well as general input to the local school … Continued