2012 Club news

The Company the Media Loves to Hate

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/about-us Members welcomed Mary Sherwood a Project Manager from the Met Office who was invited to our recent Speaker Meeting.  We heard that the Met Office makes a lot of difference in many ways and it’s not just about predicting … Continued


WHAT WE DO AS SOROPTIMISTS Project work known as Programme Action OUR VISION • Soroptimist International is a vibrant, dynamic organisation for today’s professional and business women.  We are committed to a world where women and girls together achieve their … Continued


I’M FROM ATHENS! Torquay & District Soroptimist International are pleased to report they helped raise funds for children with visual impairment.  A cheque for £55.00 was sent to the National Blind Children’s Society after selling a ‘Baby Adoptables’ card. Members … Continued

Members who have ‘Made a Difference’ receive Long Service Awards

Two of our members Maureen Hunnable and June Braithwaite recently received long service awards from President Veronica Prowse at the Annual General Meeting. Maureen was very honoured and pleased to receive her 25 years long service certificate of the Torquay and … Continued

2012 Cheque Presentation to Devon in Sight

Martin Pallett said ‘he was incredibly grateful’ when presented with a cheque for £1000 at the Torquay & District Soroptimist International AGM .  President Veronica Prowse was thrilled to be able to present  this cheque to Martin Pallett who is … Continued

2012 Maureen hosts dinner party with a difference

Programme Action Convenor Maureen Hunnable recently hosted a Raclette Party and invited club members of the Torquay & District SI to attend. Raclette is a type of cheese from Switzerland that is prepared on a special raclette grill.  The grill … Continued

2012 Bangers & Mash Evening Supports Sandy’s Adventure

Torquay & District Soroptimist’s held their annual Bangers & Mash evening recently and raised £130.00 which was donated to Sandy Jay who is going to Ghana at the end of May working for the charity Projects Abroad Pro (Professionals). Sandy … Continued

2012 Programme

January 3rd          Executive/Business Meeting 10th       Rosegarth House Committee Meeting 17th       New Year Supper – Whitfields, Livermead 24th       Sandy Jay Speaker- Projects Abroad Pro, visit to Ghana My Job Talk – Gill Wood   … Continued