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Railing Against Abuse on the UN Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

 

 

 

 

 

 

In December members Joan, Sue and Christine took part in a fundraising event at Taunton School to raise funds for the administration costs of the 2018 Swimathon. It was a fun afternoon and they were very pleased when their stall raised £103.20 which will be a great help towards the running of the Swimathon.

 

 

Just about to take tea at Buckingham Palace Our member Sheila Naylor and her husband Peter attended a garden party recently at Buckingham Palace

Just about to take tea!
Our member Sheila Naylor and her husband Peter attended a garden party
recently at Buckingham Palace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reminiscence Learning Event

We donated £50 to purchase a piece of the Reminiscence Learning “Archie” Project Giant Jigsaw.
100 different organisations placed their pieces of jigsaw in this Dementia Awareness event as part of Dementia Awareness Week.

London Weekend

We had a great weekend in London staying at "63" the Soroptimist Club on the Bayswater Road.. We saw lots of the sights and some of us went to the Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Cenotaph. We also went to see the musical "Beautiful" and had a lovely meal beforehand."

We had a great weekend in London staying at “63” the Soroptimist Club on the Bayswater Road and  enjoyed a night at the theatre to see the musical “Beautiful”

 

Group Tour of Highgrove Gardens

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Club members, husbands and friends visited Highgrove Gardens on 1st June.

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SI Taunton Remembers those killed by the Taliban at Peshawar School

IMG_0494Members of SI Taunton hold a candle-lit vigil at the January meeting to pay respects to those children, teachers and police officers killed at Peshawar School in Pakistan.

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Christmas 2014 Donation to Taunton Women’s Refuge

Womens RefugeMembers of SI Taunton donated items such as duvets, nappies and toiletries to the Taunton Women’s Refuge at the Christmas Dinner. Pictured are Joint President Kate Goodwin (left) and SI Taunton member Anne Kearle who is a Trustee of the Refuge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

School in a Bag Packing Evening

IMG_0459Members of SI Taunton spent an evening packing school bags for the Presidents’ charity “School in a Bag” at their base in Home Farm near Yeovil. We were joined by the Mayoress of Taunton Deane. We packed 216 bags in total; their destination will be The Philippines.

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