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Planters for the Women’s Refuge

We support West Mercia Women’s Aid and to cheer up their garden space, we have put flowers in their planters.  Hopefully, the weather will get a little warmer and they will be a riotous mass of colour.

Monthly diary – April 2021

We have decided to share with you all the things we do, month by month.  This first diary, April 2021, has been compiled by our President Sue Clark: Diary of the month – April 2021 Phrase of the month- We strive to live our dreams

Centenary poster for May

As we progress through the pandemic, we are increasingly aware of mental health problems in our communities.  People are feeling isolated and lonely.  Kidderminster Soroptimists have continued to hold their business meetings and speaker meetings electronically so that we all remain in touch.  We are

This month’s poster

This is the Centenary Celebrations poster for April: This fits in nicely with Kidderminster Soroptimists work on the environment.  We have planted trees, planted or gifted bee loving plants, created small ponds in our gardens, reduced, re-used and recycled.

International Women’s Day

8th March is International Women’s Day  join us in celebration! Below is the poster for March as part of our Centenary celebrations.  In June, we will be holding a virtual event to celebrate 100 years of Soroptimism. This event will celebrate the women involved in

Centenary Celebrations

Each month we will be posting an image like this one for February, as a reminder of our Centenary Year. Soroptimist clubs and Regions throughout the world are planning events to celebrate this wonderful achievement.  In our club, we planned to have a theatre performance

Elimination of Violence Against Women

The United Nations General Assembly has designated November 25 as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.  Our club marks this event every year by wearing orange. Last year, we “oranged the Town Hall”. This year, members have come up with innovative

Fundraiser – Tales for a Dark Winter’s Night

Our latest fundraiser is entitled Tales for a Dark Winter’s Night.  It will take place by Zoom and will last approximately 90 minutes. SI Kidderminster Storytelling evening ………..will take place at 8.00pm Friday 27th November 2020 This event is a fundraiser for the SI President’s

Centenary Year for Soroptimists

3rd October 2020 starts a year of centenary celebrations.  One hundred years ago, professional women were very much in the minority.  When the extension officer for Rotary International went to invite the principal of a secretarial school to join Rotary, he was shocked to find

birthing sheets, hats & vests

A little help for Hoima, Uganda

          We have been doing this project for more than 4 years and it is still successful.  We make birthing sheets for the delivery of babies in the midwifery unit and knit vests & hats for the newborns.  There is an