Club News

Our 2019 Charity Auction

SI Southport held their biennial ‘Celebrity Auction’ in aid of raising funds for local charities. This year our celebrity auctioneers were Flanagan and Allen  – also known as Jean Tweddell and Margaret Davies – who encouraged the bidding, as well … Continued

Programme Action Meeting – Health Matters!

For the last few years, SI Southport has concentrated on three areas of Programme Action – these are health, education and violence against women. In early February, the health team arranged an excellent evening – a delicious meal and an … Continued

A festive morning at Baverstock

SI Southport held their annual Christmas Coffee Morning at the club room in Baverstock House. Our talented members have spent the last few weeks in creative mode, crafting festive decorations, gifts and cards which were on sale at the Christmas … Continued

SI Southport’s Bowling Activities

Each year, a regional bowling tournament is held, open to all SI clubs in the South Lancs region. In 2018, SI Southport entered their team and were runners-up. On Sunday 9 September 2018, a very cold and windy day with … Continued

SI Southport’s Memorable Mile

Regional President Margaret’s Rose Bowl Challenge this year was to ‘Walk a Memorable Mile’ and spread the word about our organisation along the way. SI Southport members decided to walk along iconic Lord Street in Southport (a ‘measured’ mile between … Continued

SI Southport supports the Meru Garden Project

Member Heather Shulver very kindly hosted a BBQ in September in her beautiful garden to raise some funds for the Meru Women’s Garden Project. We raised £465 from the event, including £150 on the raffle and £40 from the sale … Continued

SI Southport on tour in Champagne

Have you ever tried the ancient art of sabrage? Neither had most of a group of 15 Southport Soroptimists, plus husbands and friends until they embarked on a trip to Reims at the end of April.  Sabrage is the ancient art … Continued

Wonder Women at Edge Hill University, February 2018

Edge Hill University are celebrating 100 years of women’s right to vote in 2018, and they invited SI Southport to their ‘Wonder Women’ launch event on 6th February, exactly 100 years after some women received the vote. Our stall was set up … Continued

Three Clubs Meeting, February 2018

For many years, the three SI clubs in Sefton – SI Bootle, SI Crosby and SI Southport  – have met for a fun social evening. This is a great opportunity for us to get together in an informal environment to … Continued

SI Southport at Tesco – and not just for shopping!

Southport Soroptimists were flushed with success recently when they donned toilet suits in Tesco in to collect money for WaterAid and local charities. A total or £286 was collected. We were also able to raise awareness of Soroptimism and what … Continued