To celebrate it’s centenary (2021), Soroptimists International have selected 100 members; who made a noteworthy contribution to the furtherance of the aims and objects of the organisation; to receive a WhoIsShe commendation. SI Sheffield is proud that our President Hilary has been so honoured.
We are all pleased to be joined by Morag, our new member. Hopefully she will be the first of many post-pandemic recruits.
Several Sheffield Soroptimists have been busy knitting blankets for cots, buggies and Moses baskets. These will be donated to Baby Basics who support new mothers and their families.
We all enjoyed meeting at Jane and John’s wonderful garden which they opened on July 31st and raised money for the Sheffield Holiday Fund. Congratulations to the gardeners, cake makers and tea brewers!
Even although the holidays are here, the students involved in our SoS project gave up their time to assist with the second batch of hampers. Thank you all – this is an amazing project.
Last Tuesday, Sylvia from the Dianne Oxberry Trust encouraged SI Sheffield members and their guests, which included the Yorkshire Region’s President Linda, to spread the word about the symptoms of ovarian cancer. The Trust was formed in memory of Dianne Oxberry, a BBC presenter, who