October -expansion of the Red Box Scheme. Annual Charter Lunch. Liverpool SIGBI Conference

Jenny and her committee really got the Red Box Scheme under way with large red collection boxes in Launceston, Bodmin and St Austell and red boxes delivered to schools. Emma Bray gave us an update. Speakers from Kernow Young Carers … Continued

September – Club Meeting at Eventide Care Home

A really busy month for the club. Cream Teas at Sylvia’s for the Olive Branch Foundation, Holding our club meeting at Eventide Care home and meeting 2 residents who were once Soroptimists. The Duck Race with the Lions down the … Continued

August – We first learn about the Red Box project. BBQ at Libbys. New members Julia & Amy

July – Charity Golf Day, Race for Life, Carol Jennings Award

We had a visit from Lucy Ainsley- Clough who told us about her volunteering in Sierra Leone for an Educational Charity, Ladies from Cass+ told us of the help and support they give people  in the Magistrates  courts. We welcomed … Continued

June- Region AGM in Tiverton. walking Treasure Hunt. Hospital Fete

We also had a visit from Barbara Hawkins BEM one of our Unsung Heroines. and club long service certificates were presented to members. Mary received one from SIGBI for 50 years as a Soroptimist. A large group of members, some … Continued

May – Quiz, Centenary March, Speakers & Spring Fayre

 Members joined Soroptimists in Plymouth on the 100 women March celebrating the Centenary of some Women receiving the Vote and the achievements of 100 women over those years.Members took part in a Quiz for the water & sanitation charity Dig … Continued

April – Presidents Angela & Mary handover to President Jenny. Brenda and President Elect Sandra

Early in the month cheques were presented to Sharon Cowburn of The Invictus Trust and Christine Asker of CHICKS. Tim Leslie explained how Kiva loans work. We learnt that The Olive Branch foundation used our donation to purchase school uniforms … Continued

March Unsung Heroine Awards 2018

A snow affected month, we had to cancel our March club meeting but our 3rd Unsung Heroine Award evening was brilliant, a hot supper, club speakers, videos, entertainment from the Blue Angels and Lorna Treymane from Heligan Gardens presenting the … Continued