We were at The Royals on Saturday collecting donations for the One Love Soup Kitchen. We were visited by the Mayor & Mayoress, Cllr Derek & Mrs Val Jarvis and Sir David Amess MP. We collected 4 crates of food … Continued
Lively business meeting again after a very interesting & informative talk by Carmel from Havens Hospices. We have long had a link with the hospice so it was great to get an update on their new building with all its … Continued
Unfortunately our speaker was unable to join us tonight due to problems at work. However, we had 7 guests which was fantastic and we were able to take longer over dinner to chat and catch up with each other after … Continued
Here we are at this years award ceremony. We sponsored the Tom Moulton Award for Outstanding Dedication & Commitment. Cathy is pictured with our worthy winner, Helen Page. President Sharon, Jackie & Cathy are all ambassadors for Southend YMCA.
Tonight was our christmas meeting. Purely social, no business and we enjoyed a festive meal & great company. We also ‘enjoyed’ 2 of Cathy’s annual quizzes which were really difficult this year with lots of groans when she revealed the … Continued
Tonight’s meeting was all about wrapping and packing! We wrapped up christmas gifts for the hospital, made up toiletry bags for the hospital and packed pre loved handbags with goodies for the One Love Soup Kitchen, who help Southend’s homeless … Continued
Our speaker this month was former model Carla Cressy who told us all about her terrible struggles with endometriosis which lead her to set up her own charity – ‘Women with Endometriosis’. Not only does she support women suffering from … Continued
Back after the summer break our speaker tonight was Alison Griffin who is the first woman to hold the position of CEO & Town Clerk of Southend-on-Sea Borough Council. She was a very interesting, informative and witty speaker who clearly … Continued
A good evening out for everyone! A packed hall – all tickets sold – and three lovely models from the club. Just a pleasant relaxing November evening, which we all enjoyed!
On 4th November, the club was well represented at the YMCA Dinner, which some of our members had helped to organise. President Sharon presented an award on behalf of the club.