Club news


A number of members from S I Sutton Coldfield were pleased to welcome residents of Kelvey House, an Anchor Housing sheltered housing scheme in Sutton Coldfield, for a fish and chip supper on 15th October 2009.  This was held in … Continued


Some 110 Soroptimists, family and friends attended the annual dinner held on 9th October 2009 at The Terrace Restaurant Brownhills.  After an enjoyable meal, formal toasts and a welcome from Club President Chris Higgs the entertainment consisted of two members … Continued

Farm visit for mothers and children from DVU

Two visits were made to a local farm this summer.  The children can be seen looking at the farmers wife cutting the nails of a sheep and then taking part in handicrafts, ably assisted by two Soroptimists.  The days also included … Continued

Literacy project

Members of S I Sutton Coldfield regularly visit schools to read stories with the children in reception class. In these pictures the children were listening to a story and wearing masks of the characters.

19th June 2009 Project Sierra

Sutton Coldfield club invite members from other clubs to hear Ann McDonald speak on her recent visit to Project Sierra which is the organisations quadrennium project.

Intenational President visits SI Sutton Coldfield

Club members with International President Margaret Lobo We were delighted to welcome the International President when she was making an informal visit to the area.  It was particularly good as we were welcoming a new member to our Club on … Continued

President Chris’s message 2009-10

President Chris Higgs with International President Margaret Lobo   I look forward to the coming year with excitement. We will be following the theme of “Working Together To Grow “and hopefully making a difference on the way. During the year … Continued

7th March Charity Concert

A concert was held at St Michael’s Church Boldmere featuring The Streetly Singers, Blackwood Accappella Singers, and The New Streetly Youth Orchestra.  Proceeds of about £1,800 were divided between St Giles Hospice and the EMBO Project South Africa. The photograph shows … Continued

11th January Party for Mothers and Children at DVU

Club has supported the Salvation Army home for Mothers and Children suffering from domestic violence for a number of years.  A New Year Party was held with entertainment, food and gifts – a good time was had by all.

SIGBI Best Practice Award

Federation (SIGBI) Programme Action Awards were introduced in 2003 to honour the excellent work done by Clubs throughout our Federation. SI Sutton Coldfield for their EMBO project. Our members attending the conference at Barbados were thrilled to be called upon … Continued