2018 Club news

2018 InterClub Event Supports the Red Box Project Torbay

Sheila Parissien our President for November welcomed new & old friends to our Annual InterClub Event.  Members from St Austell, Plymouth & Brixham, our joint regional Presidents Kay Turner & Wendy Plaice and immediate Past President Daphne Dowsing all joined … Continued

2018 Charity Christmas Tree Festival

Once again members Barbara Soames & Gaynor Raisey decorated a tree on behalf of the Torquay & District SI at All Saints Church, Bampfylde Road, Torre, Torquay This year they were able to use decorations made by members during a … Continued

2018 Regional Meeting Speaker: Ann Garvie

What’s happening at no 63, ‘Survival or Not’             Ann Garvie, Former SI President Daphne Dowsing, Regional President

2018 Books2Africa

  202 MILLION CHILDREN (90% OF CHILDREN WHO GO TO SCHOOL IN AFRICA) CANNOT READ OR WRITE AFTER FINISHING SCHOOL BECAUSE THEY LACK BOOKS Members were keen to support this project and made donations of books which were  packed into a … Continued

2018 Women & girls need sanitary wear

Two full bags of sanitary items were donated to the Torquay Community Larder recently. Poverty is a desperate problem in Torbay. We are committed to helping young girls in Torbay who are not able to afford the cost of sanitary … Continued

2018 Age UK

Helen Harman came to give us a talk on Age UK. In all honesty it’s not the most joyful subject, especially when it is rather relevant!  But our marvellous weather puts a positive shine on everything and we were in … Continued

2018 Fund Raising at Cockington Fayre

Members, friends & family of the Torquay & District Soroptimist International took part in the annual fayre held in the beautiful old English village of Cockington. ‘Team Gaynor’ raised over £200 by selling teddy tombola tickets & grab a duck … Continued