A new sign on the bench on The Strand invites passers-by to ‘Have a seat if you want to chat’ and has been provided by Soroptimist International Barnstaple and District. Anyone walking, jogging or cycling past the seat is urged to chat to anyone sitting there on their own who may be a bit down.
A fun mental wellness event will be held in Cockermouth to coincide with World Mental Health Day. Cockermouth Soroptimists are holding the ‘Be Kind to Yourself’ event in United Reformed Church on October 12, from 10am to 3pm. President Katherine Eilbeck said that the theme this year is for all UK Soroptimist clubs to focus
Cardigan Soroptimists are to host a charity lunch in aid of Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital, Cardiff on Sunday, October 13, at The Cliff Hotel. Acclaimed Cardigan poet Ceri Wyn Jones, who has twice won the Eisteddfod chair, is the day’s guest speaker. Tickets for the event are still available. To book a place, contact Avril
Faced with millions of dollars in damages incurred in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Karen, president of Soroptimist International of San Fernando Bebe Ajodha says the club will meet soon to discuss what kind of assistance will be given to flood victims. In an interview, Ajodha said an executive meeting will be held on Thursday.
HANDMADE Twiddlemuffs have been delivered to care home residents living with dementia. Members of Soroptimist International (SI) of Salisbury, and their friends and family, have been busy creating the gifts, which were presented to the Order of St John team at Bemerton Lodge last Tuesday. Twiddlemuffs are knitted, crocheted and sewn items with tactile attachments,
PUNE: Citizens came together on Sunday morning to plant trees at Hanuman Tekdi in Shivajinagar. The plantation drive was conducted by environmentalists and the international women’s volunteer, NGO Soroptimist International (Pune Metro East), along with the tree plantation NGO, Nelda Foundation. The activity started at 8am and went on till around 9.30am. The group planted
A NEW Soroptimist club has been officially chartered in Salisbury, in a bid to help transform the lives of women. On Saturday a ceremony in Salisbury Cathedral Cloisters welcomed the Soroptimist Club of SI Salisbury to the city’s list of clubs, joining the international organisation of more than 3,000 Soroptimist groups and around 80,000 members.
Dr Anne Kelly, who has worked tirelessly for the last fifteen years to help raise awareness of modern slavery has been recognised with a Queen’s Birthday Honour. Seventy-eight-year-old Dr. Kelly, who who lives in Wooden, near Saundersfoot, will receive a British Empire Medal (BEM) it has been announced. Having worked with the close support of
A NEW award which celebrates Bolton’s girls and young women has been launched by the town’s Soroptimists. Nominations have been invited for the Young Achiever of the Year by the organisation that supports projects across the world helping women and girls achieve their potential and have an equal voice in their communities. Soroptimist International Bolton