2015 Club News


2015 STANDING UP FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN A SOROPTIMIST WAY

I am a human and I have rights! Torquay Soroptimists’ recognised Human Rights Day at their annual Christmas Social Evening.  The 10th December commemorates the anniversary of the day that the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of … Continued


2015 CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES START HERE

Several members of Torquay & District Soroptimist International were happy to support the annual Torbay Civic Carol Concert which took place on Tuesday 8 December at the Riviera International Conference Centre. Starting at 7.30pm, with tickets costing only £3 including … Continued



2015 ‘FISH N CHIP’ BABIES NEED OUR HELP

HELPING BABIES AND CHILDREN IN POVERTY IN UGANDA, KENYA & SOUTH AFRICA Newborn babies many of them suffering from Aids, are being called “fish n chips babies” because many are sent home from hospital wrapped in newspaper for warmth. They … Continued


2015 GIVING STUDENTS A HELPING HAND

Members of the Torquay & District Soroptomist International are working with the Friends of South Devon College – a charitable trust that seeks bursaries and grants to support students to complete their studies in spite of financial barriers. They work … Continued


2015 Living In Great Hope Together

Torquay & District Soroptomist International held a coffee morning in October with members of the Torquay LIGHT group. This is a small group of local people who have experienced Domestic Abuse who meet regularly to support each other and learn … Continued




2015 ASK ME WHY I’M A SOROPTIMIST?

This is the question many people have asked me since I joined the SI Torquay and District 5 years ago. Not a surprising question really as I had asked the same to a work colleague who had also joined the … Continued