2011 Club News

2011 ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

Sunday 26th June saw the Torquay & District Soroptimist International celebrate their 70 year anniversary with a luncheon at the Redcliffe Hotel, Paignton. Invited guests were Adrian Sanders MP, Regional President Mary McNaughton and Guest Speaker Phil McDonald – Operation … Continued


2011 REMARKABLE WOMEN OF DEVON – Dr Todd Gray

A HISTORIAN has given a talk on remarkable women of Devon to the Torquay Soroptimist Club. Dr Todd Gray, an honorary research fellow at Exeter University and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society, detailed the history of some of … Continued


2011 WOMENS’ INTERNATIONAL DAY

Two Torquay and Brixham Soroptimist clubs joined together on Torquay Seafront at the recently altered Rock Walk to celebrate together in celebrating 100 years of Womens’ International Day. Members of both clubs had coffee together and then stood on the … Continued


2011 PURPLE TEARDROP CAMPAIGN

Stop the Trafficking, Stop the Tears, Free Them from their Tormented Years’ 11 Things You Can Do in 2011 to Help Stamp Out Human Trafficking 1  Buy and wear a Purple Teardrop pinbadge 2  Become a member of the Purple Teardrop campaign … Continued


2011 BEEPLUS PROJECT

HIVE OF ACTIVITY DO BEES DRINK WATER? This is just one of the questions that Barton Primary School pupils will be able to answer as the Torquay and District Soroptimist Club have nominated the school and is pleased to announce … Continued


2011 BANGERS & MASH

Ladies at the Torbay Soroptimist club have raised more than £170 for charity at their February fund raising evening. The group held a bangers and mash night for Bangladesh to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Soroptimists International. The aim was … Continued


2011 About our club

The Torquay Club is divided into various committees and each committee has a convenor.   Each convenor calls her own meetings, when and where necessary.     Sub-committee reports are given at business meetings so that all members of the club are kept … Continued


2011 BBQ

Maureen Hunnable and May Hulme were chef’s for the night at the recent BBQ held at Rosegarth, Torquay. The food was delicious and the array of salads and home made desserts were wonderful. This popular fundraiser was well attended and … Continued


2012-2013 Club Executive Officers

Club Executive Officers: President: Veronica Prowse Tel:01803401739 Email:veronica.prowse@sky.com —————————————— Secretary: Maureen Hunnable Tel: 01803323152 Email:m.hunnable@gmail.com —————————————— President Elect: TBA Vice President: TBA Past President: —————————————— Treasurer: Myra Brown Tel:01803865925 Email:myrandtony@gmail.com —————————————— Programme Action:Jasmine Dawkins Tel:01626863724 Email:jasmine@dawkins6.plus.com —————————————— Membership: Cheryl Rider … Continued