Recent news and events

60th Anniversary Celebratory Lunch

SI Maidstone shared a joint celebration of our 60th Anniversary with the South East England Region which is also 60 this year.  We had fabulous lunch at the London Beach Hotel, with SI Federation President Sue Williams and her husband … Continued

Change of Insignia, AGM 2019

Outgoing President Chipo presents the Chain of Office to Carol McKeough at the AGM, April 2019. At the AGM Michelle stood down as Treasurer. She was thanked for her many years in the role.   Each year the club presents … Continued

SI Maidstone supports Fairtrade Fortnight

SI Maidstone supports Fairtrade fortnight   This is the theme for Fairtrade Fortnight 2019 which will run from 25 February until 10 March. Fairtrade Fortnight is an action-packed highlight of the year, when campaigners, businesses, schools and places of worship … Continued

Women Human Rights and The Write for Rights Campaign

WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AND THE WRITE FOR RIGHTS CAMPAIGN  In the last month, we have been busy promoting Amnesty’s flagship Write for Rights Campaign, which this year is focused on Women Human Rights Defenders.  On 24 November, as in previous … Continued

Vote 100

2018 saw many events to mark 100 years of women getting the vote The Face of Suffrage—Birmingham New Street Station The ‘Face of Suffrage’ artwork is a floor-based, 200 metre-square photo mosaic, made up of a combination of historical pictures … Continued

Liverpool conference

  There are always excellent speakers at conference. Below I have highlighted the key messages from each.                   Ellie Bird Lenawarungu spoke about her work in Africa. Ellie was a Police Office … Continued

Back pack project July 2018

The aim of the project is ‘Every child deserves an education – and enough to eat’. Club  members generously donated items for the Marys Meals Backpack project. We were able to fill 27 Backpacks and still had lots of items … Continued

Fashion show for Ovarian Cancer 17 May 2018

Please come and join us for an enjoyable evening, friendship and fun, raising money for an important cause.   Medway Towns Soroptimists  are hosting a Charity Fashion Show by Travelling Trends on Thursday 17th May 2018 7 for 7.30 pm … Continued

Christmas meal – time for fun and friendship

6th December saw many of us gathered at the historic Dirty Habit inn (formerly known as The Kings Head and The Pilgrim’s Rest), for our Club’s Christmas meal. The food was delicious, the company excellent and a good time was … Continued