What we’ve been up to recently

Rememberance Day

Members of SI Reigate and District laid a wreath on behalf of SI Reigate and District at the borough ceremony at Shaws Corner War Memorial marking the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War I.

‘The Grape Debate’ – 6th October 2018

Members and friends of SI Reigate enjoyed a very interesting wine tasting evening at a member’s house. The theme of the tasting was ‘The Grape Debate: Old World versus New World’. The evening was organized in conjunction with Majestic Wines … Continued

Our October Meeting – Dyscover

Rosemary Townsend, Chief Executive from Dyscover, and Elaine Mildner, an Asphasia Ambassador, joined our Club Meeting in October. The talk gave an insight into the difficulties people with asphasia face and how strategies promoted by the charity can improve the … Continued

Our September Meeting – Jigsaw (South East) Ambassadors Presentation

Two remarkable young ladies made a very interesting presentation at our September club meeting about their experiences following the loss of their fathers as young girls.  They were supported through their grief by Jigsaw (South East), an organisation that provides … Continued

Cheque for £2000 sent to Tools for Self Reliance

We have sent a cheque for £2000 to Tools for Self Reliance to support a project in Sierra Leone in which tailoring start-up kits are provided to young mothers to enable their financial security. We are looking forward to hearing … Continued

SI Reigate and District present a cheque for £500 to SERV

SI Reigate and District presented a cheque for £500 to SERV, the organisation that transports blood, blood products and milk for new born babies overnight and in emergency situations by motorbike. Money was raised through a Cheese and Wine event … Continued

The Pikilily social enterprise in Tanzania

At our July meeting, member Louisa reported on her exciting visit to the Pikilily social enterprise in Tanzania which had been established to provide skills and employment amongst women using motorbikes to benefit the community of Mwanza.  Originally, it had … Continued

Look Good Feel Better

An interesting talk from Luisa Stevens from our President’s 2018/19 charity Look Good Feel Better was the focus of our June meeting.  We heard that the Epsom-based charity has a national presence through running workshops in hospitals and cancer-care units … Continued

Cheese & Wine Quiz – 2 February 2018

A Cheese and Wine social evening raised £614 for SI Reigate and District charities – thanks especially must go to Rose who hosted the event which was attended by over 30 people.  Rose’s husband, Brian, put us through our paces … Continued