Club news

International Women’s Day Event – 17th March 2019

After the success of last year’s Conference, three local Soroptimist International Clubs invite you to join them on Sunday 17th March 2019 at the Desborough Theatre, Town Hall, Maidenhead, SL6 1RF, from 2.00pm to 5.30pm to celebrate International Women’s Day. … Continued


A very busy December

Club members enjoyed a festive evening at Fredrick’s Hotel in Maidenhead on 5th December when they got together for a Christmas meal and a happy social occasion after a busy year.  On Saturday 8th a group helped at Daniel’s Department … Continued


Creating Christmas cheer for victims of Domestic Abuse

During the Autumn members have been collecting goodies to make Christmas stockings for all the current residents of the refuges run by DASH.  On Thursday 28th November the stockings were filled ready to be handed out on Christmas Day.


Big Celebration for Phyllis

At the club meeting on 21st November Phyllis Sigsworth was presented with a Certificate to commemorate Fifty years as a Soroptimist.  Phyllis was a member of SI Morpeth for many years before she moved south to join the Home Office … Continued


SI Stand at Combined Charities Fair in Maidenhead attracts P.M.

SI Slough Windsor & Maidenhead took a stand at the always busy Charities Fair in Maidenhead on Saturday 3rd November at the Desborough Hall.  Many local churches and charities participate each year in order to raise funds for a wide … Continued


First hand experience of Nepal

Soroptimists from Slough Windsor and Maidenhead Club have just returned from a 2-week trip to Nepal. Whilst overseas they visited their sister Soroptimist club in Kathmandu allowing them to personally present a donation of money to the Nepalese club. This … Continued


Stand Out for Autism

Holly Clarke gave a moving talk about the issues facing mothers with children diagnosed as autistic.  Holly not only faced this situation when her son was diagnosed but has set out to make huge differences to the opportunities available to … Continued


Fighting against polio

At our August meeting Veronica and Adrian Stabbins gave a talk with a video presentation about the work of Rotary International and their Eradicate polio campaign  Rotarians have helped immunize more than 2.5 billion children against polio in 122 countries.  Veronica … Continued


What it means to be an Electoral Observer

Alison Sutherland visited our club on 18th July to tell us about the various elections she has worked on around the world in her capacity as an Observer.  There are two types of observer:  short term which involves being in … Continued


Prime Minister visits stand at Duck Derby

Our club had a stand at the recent Maidenhead Duck Derby run by the Lions Club.  Goods from the Purple Campaign made in the Philippines from items discarded in the UK such as ring pulls were on sale.  We were … Continued