Club news

Making a difference to the lives of children in Malawi

It’s amazing how such a relatively small donation can have such a big impact on the lives of children with cerebral palsy in Malawi.   Working through the auspices of Friends of Sick Children in Malawi, we have provided wheelchairs … Continued

So, what on earth do I say now?

Would you know how to respond in those first moments if someone had enough courage to tell you that they thought they were being abused? Would you recognise the signs that someone might want to tell you something important about … Continued

A lovely message from Malawi, just the thing before Christmas

We had a lovely message from Elizabeth, the nurse whom we’ve sponsored to undertake specialised training to help sick children in Malawi, updating us on her progress.    Just in time for Christmas 🙂 She wrote: Currently we are finalising … Continued

Festive Fun Soroptimist style

We had an evening of festive fun for our last meeting in December.   We pinned the nose on the Santa, quizzed, and passed the parcel in an alternative style, and sang heartily to get Christmas off to a cheerful … Continued

November Dinner meeting, all about Friendship

Following our ceremony to remember our Friendship links with other Clubs, we welcomed Cheryll Rawbone, Chairman of  a local charity called the Friendship Project.  The charity works to link disadvantaged children to adult volunteers as friends to enjoy regular 1-2-1 … Continued

We celebrate our International Sisterhood

We celebrated our Friendship links by lighting candles and wearing orange as part of 16 Days of Action,   We also managed to grab Ann to give her a certificate for her 35 years of Soroptimist membership! You can see … Continued

White Ribbon Christmas Tree as part of our 16 Days of Action

As part of our 16 Days of Action we’ve decorated our Christmas Tree at the annual display in St Nicholas Church with White Ribbons and information about this campaign aimed at men.    Their motto is Men Working to End … Continued

Brilliant November business meeting

We had a great time as new members Rachel and Julie were inducted into our Club.   Both have such interesting backgrounds and will contribute a lot to our Club.   We’re are all looking forward to getting to know … Continued

Remembrance Sunday

President Sandra represented Club at the Remembrance Sunday Service at the Kenilworth Cenotaph.   As always, it was a very moving ceremony as we remembered ‘those who gave their todays so that we might have a tomorrow’.       … Continued