2006-2007 President Dr Anne Norton


In my year we raised money for Barnado’s and Merlin, as well as Macmillan, and 8 local charities at Christmas, namely Headway, Cyrenians, CISS, RNLI, West Glamorgan Wildlife Trust, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Alzheimers Society, Childline as well as the regional project “Licking Lassa Fever” .

We had a plant sale and afternoon tea in my garden, Presidents Lunch, 2 fund raising Coffee Mornings, Beetle Drive, Treasure Hunt, High Scorers Concert, Cheese and Wine and a Welsh evening,  I also attended the SIGBI Cconference at Gateshead, the Wales South Regional weekend, UKPAC workshop, Regional meetings, did the Macmillan Gower Walk, attended a charity lunch at Copley House as a guest speaker, the Swansea show, and numerous lunches and dinners in Region.

Speakers included a talk on travel in the Himalayas, the Silk Road, Barnardo’s Cymru, Cape Verde project, Osteoporosis, Licking Lassa Fever,and an interactive discussion with a magistrate and the probation service, as well as a reflective evening on Soroptimism.

Dr Anne Norton