Club Events Archive


President’s Charity 2012/13: Swindon Women’s Aid and Diabetes UK


9  Business Meeting

12 Regional Meeting

23 Dinner Meeting speaker: Roger Mugridge ‘Lights for Learning’  Zimbabwe

26 Jan’s Charity Plant Fair
5  UN World Environment Day
10 -16 Diabetes Week
10 Sponsored walk in aid of Diabetes UK at Coate Water
13  Business Meeting
23 Breakfast Club (Jenny, Janice B and Jan S)
27 Dinner meeting  speaker: Sandra Wylie   My Job Talk
11  Business Meeting
25 Dinner Meeting speaker: Lin Williams  Domestic Violence Reduction Co-ordinator ( re work being done in Swindon to tackle domestic violence and abuse)
17 Domestic Violence Forum Civic Offices 10-12
18  Outing to Avebury Manor
Summer Break  No Meetings
8   Regional AGM at The Agricutural College  Cirencester
12 Business meeting
21 UN International Day of Peace
26 Dinner meeting speaker: Alice  Byron  from Oxfam
3   Soroptimist Club Friendship Day
6  Evening fund raiser at Jeanne’s house to celebrate the International Day of the Girl (for Knickers for Knowledge)
10 Business meeting
11 International Day of the Girl Child
14 Annual lunch
24 Dinner meeting speaker: Jackie Pennington from Swindon Women’s Aid
25-28 Federation Conference Belfast
14 Business meeting
24 Regional meeting
25  UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
28 Dinner meeting speaker: Janice Bardwell  ..My job at the Olympics and Para Olympics
10 Human Rights Day-Soroptimist International Day
12 Xmas Meal-at the Kings with partners
No Business meeting in December
9  Business meeting
23 Dinner meeting speaker from Water Aid…. Mark Wickstead.
9 Regional meeting
13 Business meeting
27 Dinner meeting speaker Shirley Alexander will facilitate a Time of Reflection
8  International Women’s Day Bridge Event
13 Business meeting
27 Dinner meeting  speaker Anna Keir from  NSPCC  Visitors welcome
10 Business meeting
24 Dinner meeting and AGM


21 April Pudding Fiesta at Jan Sharpe’s house

22 May Jan’s Plant Fair in aid of Swindon NSPCC and Water Aid

18 June Water Aid event at Janice Trethowan’s house

4-11 June  S I Swindon Display at Swindon Central Library

9 October Friendship Evening for visitors for the celebration of Club’s 50th Anniversary.

10 October 50th Anniversary Lunch at Cricklade Hotel and Country Club to be attended by the Federation President, guests from other clubs, former Presidents and members of our Club and local dignitaries.

8 Dec Club Christmas meal

29 January 2011  Collection of money by Club in Co-Op Supermarket Old Town Swindon in aid of UNICEF fund for flood victims of the floods in Pakistan

8 March 2011  International Women’s Day.  Join us on the Bridge.  We are meeting on the footbridge over Princes Street in central Swindon  in solidarity with women throughout the world.

30 March 2011  Supper and planning for the coming soroptimist year at President Elect Jenny’s house.

8 April 2011  Indian Bazaar in aid of Prospect Hospice at Gillian Reed’s house.  All members and friends welcome.