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Diary of the Month – January 2023

Phrase of the month- Soroptimists want to contribute to their local community. 5th January- We held our monthly Business meeting today to start off the new year . We held it on zoom in case of inclement weather and dark nights. Good to see familiar

Dairy of the Month – November – December 2022

Phrase of the month:   Soroptimists want to make life better for Women and Girls. We have combined the last two months as our  campaign of 16 days of activism to end Violence against Women starts on 25th November until 10th December each year. Here are

Diary of the month – October 2022

Phrase of the month:   Soroptimists work  to educate women to have a voice. Our first supper meeting at the Lock pub in Wolverley Kidderminster took place on the 18th of this month. Eighteen people attende, including guests. Our speakers were Sue Roberts and Anne Booth

Diary of the Month – September 2022

Phrase of the Month—Soroptimism is volunteering with friends. In our meetings this month, we have paid our respects to our late majesty Queen Elizabeth the second. We thank you for your Inspiration and duty over 70 years. Cindy, who is a long standing member of

Curry Evening for Tarango

On 17th September, Kidderminster Soroptimists held a curry evening to raise funds for Tarango in Bangladesh.  Tarango’s mission (below) echoes very many of Soroptimists own aspirations.  We raised nearly £1,000 to send to this worthwhile organisation. TARANGO is a voluntary non-government organization which dreams of

Diary of the month – August 2022

We Soroptimists do not hold any official meetings this month but we do continue to work for women and girls. We contact our friendship groups particulary S.I.Heidelberg. Here is a short piece of their history, provided by member Elke. In 1967 our club initiated the Friendship

New President

This year, the club presidency is being shared.  Denise Carson has done the first 4 months and Hilary Thompson is doing the second 4 months  The handoever of the chain of office took place at our business meeting last Thursday. Hilary Thompson on the left

Diary of the Month – July 2022

  Phrase of the month- We work in partnerships with other clubs and organisations to improve women and children’s lives.   8th— At our July business meeting we celebrated 30 years of service from Janet Ince. CONGRATULATIONS JANET. This picture is of Janet (right) receiving

Kidderminster Soroptimists Sewing Sisters

1) Buddy Bags – Following on from the Sewing Sisters first sewing day, we have now delivered 33 toiletry bags and 9 pencil cases to SI Stourbridge for their project with the Buddy Bags Foundation. These will be included in their backpacks supplying essential items