Covid 19 scrubs, hats and bags

May 6, 2020

Two of our members have been busy making much needed scrubs, scrub bags and hats for the local RUH hospital. Being self isolated has its advantages by enabling lots of time dedicated to making these items.


Covid 19 scrubs, hats and bags

May 6, 2020

Two of our members have been busy making much needed scrubs, scrub bags and hats for the local RUH hospital. Being self isolated has its advantages by enabling lots of time dedicated to making these items.


Walk to support Women’s International Day

March 8, 2020

Bath Women’s Fund invited our club to join them for a walk to support International Women’s Day around Bath celebrating the lives of influencial women who were from Bath or had lived in Bath. The walk took us all over the city but the favourite photo is from the Royal Crescent.

Members from our club with members and friends from Bath Women’s Fund

95th Anniversary Lunch

February 21, 2020

Our 95th Anniversary lunch was held at Cumberwell Park Golf Club on 16th February 2020.

We had honoured Soroptimists guests, guest speaker Michelle Donelan MP for Chippenham, The Mayor of Bath and members from our Friendship clubs from the Netherlands, Hungary, France and High Wycombe.

It was a lovely occasion and enjoyed by all.


Money donated by yoga group

January 17, 2020

A group of chair yoga participants run by member Diane donated £60 to go towards the Bath and District Samaritans .  The group from Bowles Court in Chippenham enjoy free classes most weeks and are happy to put their hands in their pockets at the end of the year.   They had just enjoyed using the balls to enhance their yoga experience!7EBC86FB-52A9-404F-853C-74D4AF2BDE38_1_201_a


Induction of new member at our meeting

January 17, 2020

President Jenny inducted our latest member at our meeting on Wednesday evening at the Hall and Woodhouse restaurant in Bath. Mary Burton is our newest recruit and she was welcomed by our President and presented with her badge and welcome pack. We hope that Mary will soon start to take part with all of our projects and advocacy and wish her well in our Soroptimist community.

 


Cheque presentation to the Bath and District Samaritans

December 21, 2019

Our annual Christmas meal.

Presentation to Meg from the Bath and District Samaritans

 


Railing Against Abuse Rally in Swindon

November 23, 2019

Club members from the South West came together by train from all over the region to join the Swindon club, with guest appearances from Tara Newley-Arkle and the Police Commissioner for Wiltshire, Angus McPherson. There were over 50 members who walked from Swindon station through the town offering ‘love me, love me not’ bookmarks to anyone that was passing by. This was to mark the elimination of violence against women day which is on Monday.

The rally finished at the Steam museum with talks from the Deputy Lord Lieutenant and Angus McPherson before listening to a women’s group of survivors and thrivers who have come together to sing their special song.


Great speaker at Regional meeting

November 18, 2019

We heard all about the charity Mercy Ships on Saturday at our regional meeting in Taunton.   What a fascinating charity it is and it gives so much hope to many people in West Africa in particular. The operations that these amazing volunteers perform are life changing and benefit so many lives.9727B0BF-A03C-48C1-B91E-AC00D92AD3C4_1_201_a


Christmas shoe boxes start their journey to Bulgaria.

November 11, 2019

Club members filled up shoe boxes with goodies for different gender and age groups for the FSCI charity which is part of the Trussell Trust charity based in Salisbury.  Bon voyage!3EE7A468-2BC5-4EC2-BD64-D29148D3167D_1_201_a


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