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Thames Valley Soroptimists Plant a Pear Tree for Centenary

SI Thames Valley Tree PlantingThe image here is of three Soroptimists of Thames Valley multi-tasking for the future! Alison Mayall, Alison Wray and Peggy Simson are planting a tree as part of their Club’s contribution to the Soroptimist Centennial “Plant a Tree Project.” Soroptimist Clubs around the world have been marking the centenary of the organisation with tree planting initiatives – click here to read more

The Club raised the funds for the tree, a Conference Pear, and thanks to the collaboration of the Wooburn Parish council were able to plant it on Parish recreational land for the future enjoyment of the local community – in Blind Lane Recreational Ground mini orchard in Bourne End, Bucks. They were SI Thames Valley Tree Planting plaquealso able to raise the profile of Soroptimism in the local community by purchasing a commemorative plaque for the public to see….and one of the Soroptimist planters cleverly reversed her tabard to get its important recruiting message into the photo too.

For more about the Thames Valley Soroptimists please visit their website