Summer Tea Party

Another event was held to continue ur support for the Sam Beare Hospice in Weybridge Miraculously the weather cleared in time and for it to be a lovely sunny afternoon for tea in the garden.  As well as Elmbridge members, former members, Woking … Continued

Pimms and Poetry by the Water

An evening in the open air, relaxing to music, chatting and sipping Pimm’s through a straw – it must be summer! But when the Soroptimists of Woking and Elmbridge got together on  the 23 June for an evening of Pimm’s … Continued

Cocktail Straws

Cocktail Straws A fun evening was held on a grey January day to raise money for Lifestraws. These wonderful individual water filters can last for up to a year and are real life savers in disasters such as the Pakistan floods. … Continued

The Veil

S.I Elmbridge and S.I Woking came together on a wintery evening in November as part of their successful joint PAC program to hear another interesting and topical subject of ‘The Veil’.  The attentive audience of over thirty members and guests … Continued

May Speaker – WPC Kath Blythe

Our guest speaker at the May Supper Meeting was WPC Kath Blythe.  She gave us a very informative talk on her work with the Surrey Police force. Kath outlined how different things were in 1984 when she first joined the … Continued

75 for 75 in Aid of Wateraid

75 for 75 in Aid of Wateraid Charity bridge Afternoon Sixteen tables of avid bridge players settled down to an afternoon of competition and fun.  A wonderful tea of cakes and sandwiches was provided and enthusiastically consumed!  Around £580 was … Continued

Programme Action 4th March – Topic: Elder abuse

Woking and Elmbridge held another successful joint event, the purpose of which was to highlight the distressing issue of Elder Abuse. Daniel Blake, the Policy Development Manager from Action on Elder Abuse (AEA), spoke passionately on the extent of various … Continued

Gardening School

Once again an intrepid group of gardeners attacked parts of Burhill playing field in early September.  The pots around the statue were re-planted, and the area was covered with bark and ivy (which we hope will take!) and still looks … Continued

Thanks for Hillcrest Donations

Donations for the Hillcrest Project Margaret Turnbull has asked me to extend her thanks to all members who donated children’s clothing and books for Hillcrest following her appeal. From the mountain of clothing and books stacked in her church pending … Continued

For Dilini and Budhini our Tsunami Orphans

  Elmbridge soroptimists have been supporting two girls orphaned on the train that was detialed in Sri Lanka by the Tsumanmi. We continue to raise money to help with their eduction. A Coffee Morning was held on Saturday 25th July.  … Continued