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
Eighteen-year-old Tajiri Griffith, a sixth form student at The Christ Church Foundation School, is the recipient of a $2, 500 scholarship compliments of the Soroptimist International of Jamestown. Griffith is one of two Barbadian students chosen to represent the island at the Global Youth Leaders Conference which will be held in Washington DC. The cost
Soroptimist International San Fernando partnered with the City of San Fernando and Mayor Junia Regrello to host the first ‘Light It Up Blue’ event for autism awareness and acceptance at Harris Promenade, San Fernando on April 8. The event was in keeping with the appeal by United Nation’s Secretary-General… For the full story, select an
St Albans and District Soroptimists were updated on how the Audrey Collins Legacy Project was helping bridge the coaching gap for young women interested in cricket. St Albans Girls’ Grammar School chemistry teacher Audrey Collins, a member of the local soroptimists for 38 years, was awarded an OBE as one of the first ten female