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News from Amsterdam

Friendship Club SI Amsterdam Amstel will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary in April 2020 and have sent an invitation for a weekend of celebrations from 17th to 19th April.  The Theme is old and New Amsterdam.


Speaker from The Fawcett Society

Members were delighted to welcome Fiona MacTaggart to the supper meeting on 18th September as she was previously the MP for Slough.


Great speaker from ‘Women & Girls’

Members enjoyed a very informative talk about the problems of Period Poverty for girls and women in many parts of India.  The combination of ignorance of their own biology combined with poor sanitation and poverty means that girls suffer many … 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


Annual Lunch at a new Venue proves a Treat

After many years of having our Annual Lunch in Dorney this year we moved to the beautiful setting of the Berystede Hotel in South Ascot.  Despite the rather unseasonal weather members were able to admire the attractive gardens and enjoy … Continued


Be on your Guard

This was the message from Jeff Pick of Thames Valley Police when he came to talk to the club about a wide range of issues around Fraud but also the work the local police are doing to engage with local … Continued


Join us for International Women’s Day 11th March

Soroptimist International of Slough, Windsor & Maidenhead, Thames Valley and High Wycombe & District Clubs International Women’s Day  Sunday 11th March 2018, 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. in the Desborough Suite, Maidenhead Town Hall,  St Ives Road, Maidenhead, SL6 1RF Theme: “What … Continued


Stroke Awareness in Windsor

Club Members got together with Rotary St George on Saturday to help raise awareness of the importance of having your blood pressure checked and also raise funds for another defibrillator to be available in the centre of Windsor.  Club member … Continued