Tag: Rossendale Soroptimists

2015 AGM

21st April 2015 heralded the club’s 19th Annual General Meeting. Seventeen members voted on the distribution of £1597 charitable funds raised by the club during the last 12 months. A donation was made to the President’s Charity, Ovarian Cancer. Among the local … Continued

90th Birthday Celebrations

Our longest serving member, Dorothy Smith, reached another milestone recently, her 90th birthday! Club members wished Dorothy Happy Birthday at an afternoon tea held in her honour. Dorothy said she was “thrilled to see so many people attending”. Dorothy asked that instead … Continued

Aces or Faces?

SI Rossendale raised £100 for local charities at this weekend’s Bacup and Stacksteads Carnival. Club members set up our ‘Aces for Faces’ tombola-type activity amidst fairground rides, dancing displays, a fantastic performance by the Gangnam Granny from Stacksteads and the world famous Britannia … Continued

Research to better understand health inequalities

Public Health England is launching a national conversation about health inequalities to better understand the public’s view in England. The project will involve speaking with public health professionals and community leaders and holding a series of workshops with members of … Continued

Supporting children of separated families

    Members of SI Rossendale help to run the East Lancashire Child Contact Centre.   Child contact centres are neutral places where children of separated families can enjoy contact with their non-resident parents and sometimes other family members, in a comfortable … Continued