Soroptimist International of Lancaster – Club Programme for 2019-2020 09/05/19 Business Meeting 23/05/19 David Bateman – The History of Ripley St Thomas 13/06/19 Business Meeting 29/06/19 Summer Outing Date and Venue to be confirmed 11/07/19 Business Meeting 25/07/19 Ukulele Band … Continued
The Holiday Inn Caton Road Lancaster LA1 3RA Every second and fourth Thursday (monthly, except August), at 6.30pm for business meetings and 7pm for social meetings.
We have A monthly programme of varied and interesting speakers; Regular social events; An annual celebration of our Charter which was granted in 1942; Friendly relationships with other Soroptimist Clubs in the Northwest of England and the Isle of Man … Continued
Friendship Links are the Soroptimists’ way of linking with other Clubs worldwide to share projects and offer support and friendship. Members enjoy learning about the country and culture of their Friendship Link. SI Lancaster currently has four Friendship Links: SI … Continued
Each Soroptimist International club is based in a geographical area, such as a town or city. Club members meet locally on a regular basis. These clubs are grouped into Regions or National Associations, and grouped further into the four Federations. … Continued
Members collect used stamps which are then sent to the charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.
We celebrate a number of International Days and in a variety of ways. Sometimes a social event is held to raise funds for a charity, and sometimes we have a hands-on activity of benefit to the local community. International Women’s … Continued
The Kathmandu Club was chartered in July 2012, our then President Mary McCormick met members of SI Kathmandu when she was trekking in Nepal to fund raise for her nominated president’s charity. Following her visit we applied for a friendship … Continued
Outside Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in the villages, are young women who have suffered the awful damage of fistulas during difficult births, with no access to care in pregnancy and childbirth. Often the babies are stillborn. We heard about this situation … Continued
For a number of years SI Lancaster has presented an award to a female student from Central Lancaster High School (where until recently, we held our meetings), who best represents Soroptimist values. Our 2017 award was given to Bethany Ellsworth … Continued