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

Club starts new year with change of structure

Jackie Paling was welcomed back to the club meeting last night after many months absence due to ill health.  In her last meeting of her year in office she thanked club members for all their support during the year.  In … Continued

Beautiful weather for Lakeside Lunch

The Annual President’s Lunch on 9th April coincided with the hottest day of the year so was a good opportunity for getting into summer dresses and enjoying a glass of bubbly overlooking the rowing lake in the beautiful surroundings of … Continued

Smalls for All – Bra’s for Africa

At the February meeting, Penny Dmoch organised a collection of ‘gently worn’ bra’s and new pants to be sent to the Scottish charity Smalls for All which sends underwear to women in Africa.  This may sound trivial but it can … Continued