Club News

Southend YMCA Youth Awards November 17th 2018

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.


Meeting December 10th 2018

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


Meeting November 19th 2018

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


Meeting 15th October 2019

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


Meeting September 17th 2018

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


Fashion Show

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!


YMCA Awards Dinner

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.


Great Bookmark Give-Away

Busy day! Teams worked hard to distribute Loves Me Loves Me Not bookmarks in Southend to celebrate UN International Youth Day. We announced our Give Away on BBC Essex on 1st August at 3.15pm and were outside Waterstones Bookshop in … Continued


The Great Pre-loved Bras Collection!

August Update! Many thanks to all the women who have supported us again [pardon the pun!] More bras boxed up and ready to go – What an event! For International Women’s day this year we collected over 1000 pre-loved bras … Continued


Seevic responds – boost for our club!

Really pleased with the sixth form college’s news item about our visit yesterday. Follow the link http://www.seevic-college.ac.uk/news/news-stories/2017/01/live-creative-help-sos-bus.aspx or find Seevic and go to the News tab. Well done students and thank you club members Susan and President Sharon for promoting … Continued