Tag: womens’ service organisation Rossendale


Who is Rossendale’s Enterprising Woman of the Year?

Thank you to Catherine Smyth for the great article in this week’s Rossendale Free Press. Soroptimist International of Rossendale is sponsoring the new category Enterprising Woman at the 2016 Rossendale Business Awards. President Alison Driver is looking forward to a … Continued


Rossendale Soroptimists sponsor Enterprising Woman Award

SI Rossendale is delighted to be sponsoring the inaugural Enterprising Woman of the Year award at the 2016 Rossendale Business Awards. The winner of this award will be a woman working in her own business, or within a Rossendale organisation, … Continued


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


Welcome Bags are back on the agenda

There are times in some women’s’ lives when circumstances mean they have to leave their home suddenly, so suddenly that they don’t have time to collect even the most basic items of personal hygiene. SI Rossendale members voted unanimously at … Continued



2014 off with gusto!

At our first meeting of 2014 we made lots of plans for an exciting schedule of speakers and charitable causes to support. Our Programme Action Committee (Enid, Mary, Mavis, Joan and Jean) is working on ways in which we can … Continued


Welcome from our President 2016-18

Our President in 2016 – 18 is Alison Driver Hello! I’m absolutely delighted to be the Club President for 2016 – 17. I joined Rossendale Soroptimists in 2012 because I wanted to help make a difference to the lives of … Continued



What do Rossendale Soroptimists do?

          SI Rossendale as part of Soroptimist International Great Britain and Ireland (SIGBI) works to the goals and objectives agreed by all parts of Soroptimist International (SI), the umbrella organisation.  These goals and objectives are called the “Programme Focus” … Continued