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THURSDAY 28th MARCH 2019: CHARITIES EVENING
Club members were delighted to be able to hold a charities evening, at Aberavon Beach Hotel, and present cheques to the charities we support. We donated £1700 to Cruse Morgannwg who support bereaved children and their families in NPT, Swansea & Bridgend areas; £250 LRDE Cambodia who provide meals for street children; £100 British Heart Foundation; £100 Mission for Seafarers; £100 Save the children; £100 NPT Cancer Challenge; £100 Girl Guides, £100 WaterAid; £100 SIGBI Presidents Appeal; £150 Alzheimer’s Society; £70 Meru Women’s Garden Project; £200 Barnardo’s; £100 Bloodwise. Other monies had been paid out during the year and included Blood Bikes Cymru, Friends of Neath Port Talbot (Port Talbot); Target Ovarian Cancer.
THURSDAY 28th MARCH 2019: POP UP CAFE WARD E, NPT HOSPITAL
We held our second successful pop-up café on the ward. An increased number of patients attended. The event is enjoyed by patients, relatives, staff and club members. Future monthly café events are already in the diary.
SUNDAY 24TH MARCH 2019: CELEBRATING OUR 70th ANNIVERSARY IN STYLE
We celebrated our 70th Chartered event with a Champagne Tea at the Aberavon Beach Hotel. SIGBI Vice President Isabel Smith and Regional President Eleanor Parker were in attendance. 170 attended the event which included President Sue, club members, Soroptimists from Wales South and Cannock, Mayor and Mayoress from Neath Port Talbot, David Rees AM and Marie Rees, as well as family and friends. All really enjoyed the concert of singing performed by Olwen Morgan Senior Matron Neath Port Talbot Hospital, Ceryn and Dylan Evans – President Sue’s grandchildren; Ethan and Ellis Morgan, – grandson and nephews of Maureen and Judith club members; Ladies Choir Afanté – a choir of which President Sue is a member. All guests were given a celebratory cup cake individually boxed.
27 NOVEMBER 2018 : NEATH PORT TALBOT CANCER CHALLENGE
One of our beneficiaries, Neath Port Talbot Cancer Challenge, would like to thank SI Port Talbot for its generous financial support. We contributed to the 20th Anniversary target of £100,000+ and have been able to support the purchase of ground-breaking equipment for the treatment of lymphedema. This will be based in our local hospital, in Baglan Bay, and will be used by patients from across the region.