At our business meeting President Pam presented Susan Sexton with her 25 year Service Award.
Jenny Cobb (IPP) received the British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to the local community and charity work.
Our October meeting highlight was a return visit from a former member who took time out to be our town’s mayor! Soroptimists do tend to be busy, involved women but Tricia had had an early marriage, handicapped baby, early widowhood, … Continued
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
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
Our summer outing was to Hopleys Nursery for a conducted tour of the plant centre and of course refreshments, afternoon tea.
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
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
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!
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