Club news

Obituary for Nirmal (Nimmi) Kumasi Joshi

      Nirmal (Nimmi) Kumasi Joshi (69 years), SI Stourbridge and District and formerly SI West Birmingham, died on 28th July 2019 following an acute heart attack whilst in Kuala Lumpur before the SI Convention. She had enjoyed the … Continued


Condolences for Nimmi

1.Condolences from Ann Dawson ex Federation President and member of SI Midland Chase. Su —–Original Message—– From: Ann Dawson Sent: Monday, July 29, 2019 8:58 PM To: SU Roxburgh Subject: Sad news Dear Sue I have just heard the very … Continued


Dragonflies Need Our Help

The environment group invited Kevin Reynolds as our after dinner speaker in July to tell us about dragonflies, the most magical creatures. You can find out more about ways to help dragonflies via the British Dragonfly Society at https://british-dragonflies.org.uk Kevin … Continued



Membership Month: May 19

  We were pleased to welcome so many women interested in learning more about Soroptimsm at our membership event on Friday 14th May. We had a delicious buffet supper followed by a presentation by John Chapman entitled ‘The Bletchley Girls’. … Continued


Wearing Green to Mark Mental Health Awareness

  Members of Soroptimist International Stourbridge & District May, 2019 wearing green to mark Mental Health Awareness week. This year is a special year for the club as they have inaugurated a new President, Anne Rogers. The club has not … Continued


Diane Edwards MBE talking about GLL (Social Enterprise)

Diana Edmonds MBE National Director for Libraries with Linda Saunders and Jadwiga Shiels.  GLL is a charitable social enterprise for all the community. It has 15,000 staff based across the country and delivering leisure services and now library services in Dudley. You … Continued



SI Stourbridge & District Report for March 2019

Soroptimist International of Stourbridge and District   March was an eventful month, opening with our Midland Arden Regional meeting awarding its biennial Inspirational Woman title to Stourbridge and District’s outstanding candidate, Jane Clarke MBE. Jane was previously CEO of the … Continued



SI Stourbridge & District Celebrating International Womens Day

We enjoyed a wonderful film Hidden Figures.  This was about three brilliant African-American women at NASA — Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson and the vital role they played in the launch of astronaut John Glen. It was a difficult … Continued