Club Programme 2019/20


Belfast Club Meeting Schedule 2019/20

SOROPTIMIST BELFAST CLUB-2

Date Event Type Location Topic Programme Area
24 April Club Meeting NI Civil Service Pavilion

Upper Newtownards Road

Belfast

·       Incoming President’s Welcome

·       Speaker:

Gillian Lunn

Rosie’s Trust

Healthcare
10-12 May North/South Conference Burrendale Hotel

Newcastle

Theme: ‘Choose Kind’

(Mental Health)

 
22 May Club Business Meeting Harvester House

4 Adelaide Street

Belfast

Club Business  
19 June Cinema Night

Film:

Mrs Caldicot’s Cabbage War

Excelsior Cinema

Ballynichol Road

Comber

 

·       Lighthouse Charity Healthcare, Advocacy, Education, Violence & Conflict Resolution
20 July Afternoon Tea/Fund raiser Antrim Castle

Clotsworthy House,

Garden Coffee Shop.

·       Meru Garden Project Healthcare,

Economic Empowerment, Education, Food Security, Environmental Sustainability

25 September Membership Evening TBC ·       Speaker:

Kapil Puri

·       Reflexology & Meditation

Healthcare, Education
23 October Club Meeting TBC ·       Speaker:

Nigel Graham

(CARE4CALAIS)

Education,

Food Security, Healthcare, Violence & Conflict Resolution

24-26 October 85th Federation Conference Bournemouth International Centre Theme: ‘Think on It’

(Mental Health)

 
 

27 November

 

Public Speaking/White Ribbon Campaign

 

Catalyst Inc,

Titanic Quarter,

Belfast

 

·       Public Speaking Competition.

·      White Ribbon Campaign (Showcase)

 

Healthcare

Education

Food security

Violence & Conflict Resolution

11 December Christmas Social Event Shandon Park Golf Club ·       Christmas Social Evening & Finger Buffet  
22 January 2020 Club Meeting NI Civil Service Pavilion ·       Fairtrade Evening

·       Speaker:

Avril Downey

Food Security, Economic Empowerment, Education
 

 

 

 

26 February 2020

 

 

 

 

Club Meeting

 

 

 

NI Civil Service Pavilion

 

 

 

 

·       Diane Koplewsky

Sleepy Hollow Group Alternative childcare in NI – an insight into Reggio and playwork inspired early years & school age childcare.

 

 

 

 

 

Education

Healthcare

Food Security

 

 

25 March 2020

 

 

AGM

 

NI Civil Service Pavilion

 

Review of Year:

Reports to be given by President, PAC Lead, Membership, Treasurer, Public Speaking convenor, Friendship Links

 

Dates for Diary

  • Regional Meetings:
  • 14 September 2019 (Broughshane Centre,Ballymena)
  • 16 November 2019 (Bangor Golf Club)
  • 23 March 2020 (Ballymoney)
  • Regional Programme Action meeting – 6 April 2020 (Cookstown)
  • President’s Lunch – 11 January 2020
  • Public Speaking Final – 8 Feb 2020 (Hillsborough)