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Forgotten 10 Challenge

SI Kenilworth took part in Handicap International’s Forgotten 10 Challenge by entering a tree in St Nicholas’ Church Christmas Tree Festival at the beginning of December. We were raising awareness of the continues use of landmines and the effects on the … Continued


Swumathon again!

The 2012 Kenilworth Wonders receiving their certificates for participating in the 15th Soroptimist Swimathon. This year’s team set a new personal best of 45 laps- well done! The swimathon raised over £7000 for Myton Hospices and Parkinson’s UK.


Bulb Planting at the National Memorial Arboretum

On Saturday 29th September we met with members of our friendship link SI Cardiff and District, and 140 other Soroptimists and friends from the Midlands to plant 5000 daffodil and crocus bulbs in the War Widow’s Wood. After the digging … Continued


Selling bedding plants in the rain!

….for the rain, it raineth every day…. or it seems to every time we have a plant sale. It was no different this year as we prepared our stand at the Lion’s Show. Yet, thanks to our two gazebos we … Continued


White Water Rafting to mark World Water Day

President Andrea, Anita, Sharon and Bronwen took part in a sponsored white water rafting event organised by our friendship link club SI Cardiff. The event to mark World Water Day was sponsored and all funds raised will be used for … Continued


Cheque Presented To the NSPCC

President Andrea was proud to present Mary Robbins of the NSPCC with a cheque for £3165.57. The NSPCC is one of President Andrea’s chosen charities for this year. The money was raised over the year at several events including the … Continued


Farewell Jo

We wished Jo our press and publicity officer, newsletter editor and web site manager a fond farewell on Saturday 3rd March. We will miss you Jo and wish you all the best for your move, and new adventures on the … Continued


Lunch For Trussell Trust

  Eileen and Sandra organised a lunch in aid of the Trussell Trust on Saturday 3rd March. The lunch was well attended by SI Kenilworth and friends involved in the founding of a Kenilworth Foodbank. The lunch rasied £326 which … Continued


Bronwen and Andrea, Casino night

Casino crazy for the NSPCC

Kenilworth SI hosted a casino evening in aid of the NSPCC on February 18th 2012 and raised £780!  A great night was had by all and many millions (of play dollars) were won and lost.  Champagne was awarded to the … Continued


SIGBI Best Practice Award Nomination

The Club is proud to announce that we were nominated for a ‘Best Practice’ award for our recent study day which focused on violence against women.  Professor Rebecca Probert (above, left), who organised the day at Warwick University, accepted the second … Continued