Supper meeting for June 7, Mark Dengel, headmaster of Fountaindale who gave a power point presentation,about Fountaindale school, as it was, and the wonderful refurbish facility now. Their ambitious future plans are to raise funds, to create outdoor play area’s, woodland walks, and ‘hanging out’ spaces for the teenagers. All the works and equipment will have to be funded by the school, and we are happy that this year, we will be fundraising partly, for this worthy project
As requested, another quiz in which Jack and Julie experiencing a mid-life gap year. They have decided to tour the UK sightseeing and visiting places of interest. It is now up to you to trace their journey. The cryptic clues are there, can you trace the places that they visited. £2 per quiz sheet and £100 for the winner. Contact Pam for more details.
Todays coffee morning was held to support the International Presidents Appeal, which is Nepal. A country that has been ravage by Earthquakes. A total of £340 was raised.
Soroptimist at Mansfield and District held a fashion show at Fountaindale School near Mansfield. An audience of about 120 people attended the show. The models wore a variety os styles suitable for day, evening casual and outer wear. Customers were encourage to try on the clothes and to buy. A raffle was also held. A total of £1,107. was raised. The monies were split between Fountaindale Special School and The Derek Bailey Foundation in Gambia. . ,
SI Mansfield & District took part in paying our respect in laying a wreath at the Civic Centre Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday 13.11.16. This is our 4th year and each time it was an positive & humbling experience. It was a truly reflective day for us to remember the fallen as well as those who are still serving our country. Proceed for the wreath goes to the Royal British Legion
Saturday 5th March, at the Ravenshead Village Hall, Vernon Crescent, saw over 100 people attend the latest Soroptimist Craft Fair. Club members had worked extremely hard to make this the best ever, and were pleased to welcome several Crafters, who held their stalls in the main hall. A well stocked S.I. cake stall, and delicious home made lunches, coffee and cakes were served by our Social and Hospitality team. In the annexe, as a new venture, the members decided to sell donated quality clothing and accessories, shoes and hats. This was obviously a popular move from books and bric a brac in previous years, and raised an astonishing £500. Thanks to Beales of Mansfield, for the loan of sturdy clothing racks, without which, we could not have displayed the terrific volume of gowns, coats, suits etc. Thank you to all who donated and helped to
An overview of the day, showing the Pre loved Stalls, thanks to everyone who contributed clothes and accessories. It was a great success. An astounding £1330 was raised at this event, thank you to everyone who helped.
Homemade Cake stall manned by Mansfield and District SI ladies, Utterly Pottery great original pots ideal for presents with a difference. Bespoke Candles, all hand made by the stall holder, whose ambition is to own her own Beehives. Old fashion sweet treats a taste for everyone. £1330 is what we made, this money will go to the Breast Care Unit. Kings Mill Hospital. Thank You So Much
Fantastic day thanks to all our Crafters and of course to the Public for supporting this day. We made £1330 pounds all going to Kings Mill Breast Care. Thank you so much.