Regional Meetings and News

Feedback from Regional Meeting 2nd March 2019

Feed back from the Regional Meeting at Wolston 2 March 2019 The Way Forward for the Regions Thank you for your feedback from the Regional meeting – 60 members completed the  feedback forms giving s great feedback for ROC to … Continued

Regional Meeting 2nd March 2019

MAR Meeting Wolston 2nd March 2019 So pleased that we awoke to sunshine on Saturday morning, so all 87 members, speakers, Inspirational Woman Award participants and judges were able to travel safely to Wolston Community & leisure centre. This time … Continued

Regional Meeting 1st December 2018

President Jan’s first meeting took place at Chesford Grange on Saturday 1st December.  Club regalia was officially exchanged between outgoing President Jan Bowden and incoming President Jan Hemlin.   Rose Hutchinson was also installed as our President elect Proceedings continued … Continued

AGM 29th September 2018

President Jan held her AGM at Wolston on Saturday 29th September In addition to club business where reports from the officers were formally accepted, new officers were confirmed for the coming year and President Jan summed up her time in … Continued

MAR AGM 2018

SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND MIDLAND ARDEN REGION Annual General Meeting to be held on Saturday 29th September at Wolston Leisure and Community Centre Coventry CV8 3GT 9.30 for 10am AGENDA 1. WELCOME – President Jan Bowden: Our … Continued

Regional Meeting 9th December 2017

At our Regional Meeting on the 9th December, held at the Chesford Grange in Kenilworth, President Jan welcomed three speakers in addition to performing club business and joining club members in fine Christmas tradition! Our first speaker was Barbara E … Continued

Three Regional Presidents at the National Memorial Arboretum

      On Sunday 13th November the three Regional Presidents, Jan Bowden from Midland Arden, Ruth Dodd from Midland East and Pat Cross from Midland Chase attended the Remembrance Service organised at the National Memorial Arboretum. After the service, … Continued


On 22nd April, members from most clubs in Midland Arden Region attended free workshops to learn new skills in social media, press relations, and ideas for club newsletters.  The aim was for those clubs who currently don’t have Facebook or … Continued

Regional Communications Training Morning

Date and Time: Saturday 22nd April  9am – 12.30pm Venue: Boots Offices, Aston Cross Business Park, 50 Rocky Lane, Birmingham B6 5RQ Come and brush up on your communications skills! Workshops free to Midland Arden Soroptimists!   Workshops on offer: Facebook … Continued

News from MAR Regional Meeting 10th December 2016

Helen Murdoch, Organiser for Cardiff 2017 Conference. SIGBI Federation President, Ann Hodgson’s first Soroptimist club was SI Kenilworth so her heart is in the Midlands and she would like Midland Arden to participate. Malta was a superb conference and they … Continued