The Soroptimist Club in Stafford has been active for over 80 years.
We are a lively club with more than 30 members – not only from Stafford, but also from Stone, Penkridge, Eccleshall and surrounding areas. We come from all walks of life, and many of our members have backgrounds in health, education and business.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected our activities as it has most organisations. For more information on how Soroptimists in Stafford are responding to lockdown, please see the section on this website headed ‘What’s On’, where you will find an amazing amount of activity!
In normal times we meet each month on the first and third Tuesday evenings. Our new venue is Brocton Hall Golf Club, after having met for many years at the Moat House in Acton Trussell. We are waiting eagerly to make a start in our new home.
On the first Tuesday of each month we have a meal at around 6.15 pm (attendance is voluntary) and the meal is normally followed by a speaker. Topics range from the fun to the thought-provoking and of course we focus on those topics that are very relevant to our central purpose, which is improving the lives of women and girls. We have ongoing interests in such things as violence against women, both local and worldwide, domestic abuse, women in prison, teenage mothers, trafficking, to name but a few.
The second meeting of the month is normally devoted to the business of the Club – organising our activities, briefing members about what’s going on in the Soroptimist world, etc. For more information about what we do, see the section ‘Our Projects’.
Apart from meetings of the Club there are social events and fund raising activities.
Keep an eye on this website to find out what will be happening once the lockdown is over.