On Tuesday 13th March Boots the Chemist hosted a Beauty Evening at its Newcastle store for the Newcastle and District Club. The event had two objectives, first to introduce local women to the work of Soroptimists and hopefully encourage some to join the club. The second was to raise funds for Arch a local charity that works throughout North Staffordshire with vulnerable people, the homeless young people and victimst of domestic abuse and trafficking. During the past 18 months Newcastle and Distrait Club have worked closely with Arch in projects to prevent and tacjkle domestic abuse. Kate Moore the Incoming President of the club spoke about the work of Soroptimists International. Two project officers form Arch spoke about the joint work that been undertaken with the Soroptimists and te broader remit of the charity. Over 30 women attended and enjoyed the evening.