At a recent business meeting an impromptu sale of plants, seeds and garden produce (with a few books thrown in for good measure) raised £68 for the Meru Garden Project. It is anticipated that this will be repeated throughout the year. Many unusual plants, such as the Cardoons, raised discussion, with various members debating the best was in which to cultivate them. (Mine are thriving.)
IPP Chris recently met members of the North Wales Alzheimer’s Society to present them with a cheque for £840 which the club had raised during her presidential year. We know that the society will mke good use of this money in relation to this very distressing condition
Just to let you know I completed the ‘Women vs Cancer’ Ride the Night in London on May 28th 2016 !!! Six of us from the Llyn took part in the cycle ride, however I was the only Soroptimist. Riding in memory of Andrea Roberts, who I missed greatly. It took 6 trains, 2 taxis and a car ride to get to start of the race at Windsor Racecourse, so we had done a day travelling even before we started!! Thank heavens we had hired bikes!! We arrived and I immediately bumped into our wonderful childminder of 26 years ago – amazing considering there were over 2,300 riders taking part not to mention all the friends and family members giving their support. We were given our bikes , registered and had something to eat- not very appetising, but I am fussy!!! All I really wanted was a
Once again the South Caernarfonshire Soroptimst Choir sang to the residents of Care Homes in the area. These occasional visits by the group are always appreciated and the residents talk about the event for quite some time afterwards. The staff feel that there is a positive benefit to all the residents who listen and many of them join in with the singing.
Lobscouse and Bike Drive in memory of Andrea Roberts At a fundraising event £550 was raised in memory of Andrea Roberts and on behalf of the 3 Cancer charities, Breast Cancer Care, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust and Ovarian Cancer Action. Andrea was intending to undertake the Ride the Night 104 km cycle ride through London on May 28th. Louise Fletcher Brewer was also entered for this event and she will be riding for these charities and in memory of Andrea. She was awarded a “Yellow Jersey” bearing the club’s name and may be wearing it on the ride.