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Northallerton and Dales Samaritans

Northallerton and Dales Samaritans

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Northallerton and District Soroptimists – met on 13th November .We had a very interesting talk by Sheryl Downes a volunteer for Northallerton and Dales Samaritans. They were set up in 1964 so are celebrating 50 years , it began as a help for distressed farmers and was the first rural branch. They receive approx 25,000 calls a year and have 45 volunteers and are entirely self funded.. The next meeting is our Christmas meal on December 11th at The Crosby, Thornton le Beans, our first meeting of the New Year will be held on January 8th at 7.00 pm when our speaker will be Della Cannings to be held at The Mencap Centre ,Goosecroft Lane Northallerton.

Le Grand Depart

Le Grand Depart

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Northallerton and District Soroptimists – met on 9th October .We had a fundraising evening at which the speaker was David Shields ,Area Director, North Yorkshire. He gave an excellent talk on Le Grand Depart. We raised £187.50 which will be divided equally between Breast Cancer and Marie Curie. The next meeting is on November 13th at 7.00 pm when our speaker will be Sheryl Downes “50 years of the Samaritans “ The Mencap Centre ,Goosecroft Lane Northallerton. For more information call Ann Whitewick on 01609 770209

Report of 11th September meeting

Report of 11th September meeting

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Northallerton and District Soroptimists – met on 11 September . Our speaker was Mary Lovell (MBE) Trustee St Teresa’s Hospice Darlington. She gave a very informative talk about the work of the Hospice which although based in Darlington covers North Yorkshire as well. We gave a donation The next meeting is on October 9th at 7.00pm at our new venue The Mencap Centre ,Goosecroft Lane Northallerton. This is a fundraiser, profits to be donated to Marie Cure and Breast Cancer. For information call Ann Whitewick on 01609 770209

September 11th Meeting

September 11th Meeting

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Northallerton and District Soroptimists meet on 11th September at The Mencap Centre, Goosecroft Lane, Northallerton at 7.00 pm. Our speaker is Mary Lovell M.B.E, Trustee St Teresa’s Hospice,Darlington. New members always welcome.

Fundraiser 9th October

Fundraiser 9th October

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Le Grand Depart A talk by David Shields Area Director Yorkshire Tourism On 9th October 2014 at 7.00pm The Mencap Centre, Goosecroft Lane, Northallerton Tickets £5.00 includes coffee and cake Proceeds to go to Marie Curie and Breast Cancer Tickets obtainable from Ann Whitewick