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
Tag: Rossendale Soroptimists
Dorothy Smith, our longest serving club member, recently turned 90. We had a lovely birthday tea with Dorothy with lots of cake and good company!
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
Rossendale Soroptimists invite you to a fun-filled evening of fashion for all ages and pockets by Joan Berry Fashion. There are still a few tickets left for this popular event to be held at Rosendale Golf Club at 7:30pm on … Continued
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
Our newest member, Joan Martin, was officially welcomed into the club at last night’s AGM by retiring President Maureen Griffin. Joan has already made a great contribution to the club by arranging a varied programme of speaker engagements for 2014-15.
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
Well not real elephants but their equivalent in litter! Chris Blomeley from Civic Pride spoke passionately to the club this week about the work they’ve done improving Rawtenstall Centre over the last ten years. Looking at the ‘before’ and ‘after’ … Continued
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
Some of us work in Rossendale, “the Valley”. Most of us live in the Valley, we are all part of the Valley Community, we all want to help our wider family of our community. We do this in a number … Continued