Regional AGM June 2017

“Lydia, Valerie and Jackie from SI Swindon enjoying the Soroptimist Regional AGM at Tiverton, in June. The event included inspiring speakers; our Federation President Ann Hodgson, Past International President Ann Garvie and Dame Sarah Mullally, Bishop of Crediton, the 1st … Continued

Women’s Centre given Easter Eggs by Swindon Soroptimists

To help the Nelson Trust Women’s Centre in Old Town celebrate Easter and the move to their new larger premises, Swindon Soroptimists donated Easter eggs to the clients of the Centre and a big box of chocolates for the staff … Continued

Christmas Boxes for Swindon Women’s Centre December 2016

Club Members collected and donated lots of items to fill Christmas boxes for women offenders and other vulnerable women attending the Swindon Women’s Centre.  The last Photo is of the Club’s Programme Action Officer, Lydia, delivering boxes to the Centre … Continued

Three Members attended the SIGBI Conference in Malta in November 2016 and also gave hearing aids to SI Surulere.

The Conference was on the theme “Engineering the Future”  and featured excellent speakers including the only British woman astronaut.  Contact was renewed with our friendship link in Nigeria S I Surulere.  We gave them another bag of hearing aids for … Continued

Swindon Club celebrate International Literacy Day 2016

As in the last few years Members collected books for Drove Infants School. The big bag of reference and reading books were donated to the school library on 11th September 2016.  As can be seen by the happy faces in … Continued

Jackie Webb presented with long service certificate

Annual Lunch October 16th 2016

We were delighted to welcome the Regional President. Diane and members from Cirencester, Bath, Cheltenham and Bristol Clubs to our 56th Annual Lunch held at the Chisledon House Hotel.  Our speaker was Angus Macpherson who is the Police and Crime … Continued

Fundraiser for Swindon Women’s Centre 6th October 2016

We held a Fashion Evening and Raffle at Gillian’s house.  Sue, a representative from the French fashion House, Captain Tortue, showed us some of the Autumn/Winter fashions and how to put separates together in different ways.  Many were impressed enough … Continued

Summer Outing to the village of Lacock

23 March 2016 Cheque for £850 presented to Prospect Hospice

President Valerie presented a cheque for £850 to Prospect Hospice on 23 March at a dinner meeting at which the speaker was  Nicola , a Prospect Hospice volunteer.  She updated the Club on the latest outreach work the Hospice is … Continued