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Making a Splash at the Malta Conference

Three Members43-Malta Denise MM Photo of SI St Albans and District were excited to be able to attend Soroptimist International Great Britain and Ireland’s Conference in Malta this year – Denise Powell, Hilary Ratcliffe and Jane “Pinky” Slatter. The Conference was truly inspirational with fantastic speakers including Dr Helen Sharman OBE – Britains First Astronaut – there is more detail on the Conference website  

The1st photo s26-StAlbansWhySoroptimistWebhows President Denise Powell in the centre, receiving an award from Director of Membership Sue Williams (left) for the Club winning joint  “Photo of the Month” from May  Membership Month “Ask me why I’m a Soroptimist” campaign (winning pic also shown here).

On the Friday morning of the Conference the 1000 delega41-JanePinkPooltes were asked to wear as much pink as possible and make a “pink splash” by the pool of the Conference hotel for Breast Cancer awareness and fundraising. The event was perfect for our 37-PinkPoolMember “Pinky” who is pictured here with her sign “Pink isn’t just a colour, it’s an attitude” 






Our last picture shows what 1000 women in an auditorium looks like from the stage – a speaker said it wasn’t scary because the warmth of welcome from t42-Malta Auditoriumhe audience was palpable.








Soroptimist International St Albans and District – Women Serving theSoroptimists 60th Anniversary logo St Albans Community Since 1957

The Club will celebrate its Diamond Anniversary in April 2017, and this event is a “60 for 60″ production……..