About our Region
Welcome to the website of Soroptimist International of Scotland South Region. Soroptimist International of Scotland South Region (SI SS R) is one of the Regions within Soroptimist International of Great Britain and Ireland (SIGBI) Ltd, www.sigbi.org, which in turn is one of the four Federations within Soroptimist International (SI); www.soroptimistinternational.org. Scotland has two Regions, Scotland North and Scotland South. Our Federation, SIGBI, has been granted Special Consultative Status by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations, award notified on 14 08 2013. To find out more visit www.un.org/en/ecosoc/ – United Nations Economic and Social Council.
|Soroptimist Vision: Soroptimist International is committed to a world where women and girls together achieve their individual and collective potential, realise aspirations and have an equal voice in creating strong and peaceful communities worldwide. Soroptimist Mission: Soroptimists inspire action and create opportunities to transform the lives of women and girls through a global network of members and international partnerships.
Number of Clubs in Scotland South Region:
As from March 2016 there are 10 clubs in Scotland South Region:
SI Dunfermline: www.sigbi.org/dunfermline
SI Edinburgh: www.sigbi.org/edinburgh
SI Falkirk: www.falkirk.org/falkirk
SI Girvan and District:
SI Glasgow City: www.sigbi.org/glasgow-city
SI Hamilton: www.sigbi.org/hamilton
SI Kirkcaldy: www.sigbi.org/kirkcaldy
SI Kirkintilloch and District: www.sigbi.org/kirkintilloch
SI Paisley: www.sigbi.org/paisley
SI West Lothian: www.sigbi.org/west-lothian
16 09 2017 What Women Do Event, The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow G1 3NU. See slide show photos!
This enjoyable, successful event was opened by Evelyn Fraser, Scottish Women’s Convention; SI SS R President Melanie was present throughout the day.
2 06 2017 Soroptimists Go Strictly Fundraising Event, Inchyra Hotel, Polmont, in aid of Barnardo’s and Playlist for Life. See slide show photos!
Event raised £3,000.00 for Barnardo’s, and Playlist for Life ~ Personal music for dementia sufferers.
£215.00 was raised for Meru Project by raffle of a handbag with Soroptimist tartan detail!
19 11 2016 SI SS Region Meeting – Celebrating 80 Years of Service! See slide show photos!
The last photo on the slide show of the whole group was entered for SIGBI Club Photo of the Month! ~ and the winner, announced 2 12 2016 am, is the last photo on the slide show of the whole group celebrating SI SS R 80th Anniversary! See also SIGBI Social Media pages and SIGBI News Briefing 2 12 2016!
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