We were very pleased to welcome Dr Samia Husain as the speaker last Tuesday when over twenty members and friends joined our virtual meeting. We are all becoming quite adept with Zoom and it is lovely to be able to see so many Soroptimimsts regularly.
Twenty members met using Zoom on Monday. We were delighted to welcome Ann and Gill to SI Sheffield. As well as our normal business matters, Hilary, Chris, Daphne and Elaine gave us a taste of the very interesting presentations from the ‘Belfast’ Conference.
SI Sheffield didn’t let the restrictions on getting together spoil our annual Pink Party. Jenny organised a speaker – Olivia – from Breast Cancer Now and members (all wearing pink) were joined by several guests from SI Hallamshire for an informative talk on the charity’s
Although the Supper Meeting did not include supper, President Hilary welcomed 29 members, sisters from SI Hallamshire, our Share Our Skills students and friends to a Zoom meeting on the 22nd. As well as spending time together and catching up, we listened to a fascinating
After several months with no Business Meeting, Sheffield Soroptimists got together on 7th September – virtually. As well as discussing volunteering and contributions to their regular charities, SI Sheffield decided to offer additional support to IDAS – a group which supports victims of domestic violence.
Plans had to be amended, but that didn’t stop SI Sheffield members celebrating Yorkshire Day in style! A small group met in the city to model hats made from recycled materials. Because the club could not all get
Several SI Sheffield Soroptimists who are taking part in the Scrub Bag Sewers S10 programme have been joined by Wendy’s grand-daughter, Cait, who has been in lockdown for longer than most following her heart surgery in March. To date she has contributed 12 of the
It was lovely for members to meet up for coffee, a chat and lots of fun, using Zoom. It was also super to catch up with Chris who has had to extend her holiday in New Zealand.
SI Sheffield member Anne Jones told the group about the challenges of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and the planned building programme at Sheffield Children’s Hospital at the January supper meeting.
President Hilary and SI Sheffield members presented the Toilet Twinning Certificate to the Deputy CEO of the Children’s Hospital.