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October 2021 what a busy month

The clubs 4 short videos showing the work we do were launched this month. At the start of the month we planted a tree in the grounds of Little Harbour in memory of Howard Rosevear, husband of past member Shirley. They donated the land for Little Harbour CHSW.  We held our own party to celebrate 100th anniversary of Soroptimist International, complete with cake and a special plaque with all the members names. A special mirror compact was commissioned too for members to buy for £10. Founder member Carol Gardner was given the This is Your Life Treatment. SI held its Virtual Celebrations that weekend with members joining from over 100 countries, speakers from all over the world with presentations and good wishes. President Elect Jill attended The House of Lords Lunch and other members ran in the Marathon and Race for Life. The hybrid October club meeting saw an unprecedented 6 New Members join us, 0ne was via a lap top. The other 2 Founder members Heather and Wendy were surprised with their ‘This is Your Life’ experience.   The Prize Draw was launched. On 16th members met in small groups for a Brilliant Breakfast raising funds for the Charity Women supporting Women through the Princes Trust and in the afternoon the membership committee hosted our new members of 2020 & 2021 to afternoon tea at Porthpean Golf Club. Sadly Shirley Mathesion a past club member and Soroptimist for many years and one who was instrumental in setting up our club  passed away. Our Autumn Craft Fayre took place in Charlestown raising over £2000 for the charity Look Good Feel Better. Finally at the end of the month we met up in groups to join in the SIGBI Virtual Conference from Llandudno where The Membership video featuring Jane & Kay was shown