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Soroptimist International of Ramsbottom

Women inspiring action, transforming lives.

Joining Soroptimist International of Ramsbottom gives a women the opportunity to develop as a person and have fun, with the support of friends.

Being a member locally means you become a member of the world’s leading women’s voluntary organisation with close to 90,000 members in more than 3,000 local clubs in over 100 countries. Membership of Soroptimist International allows you to:
  • Undertake local, national and international projects that educate empower and enable women and girls to reach their full potential;
  • Enjoy service, friendship and fun with women locally;
  • Lobby, influence and make a difference for women at home and abroad;
  • Meet women from difference countries and cultures.

Ramsbottom Club meets every second Tuesday at the Ramsbottom Cricket Club for a Business Meeting at 7.30p.m and each 4th Tuesday at the Red Hall Hotel at 7.45 p.m. with the option to have a meal at 6.30 p.m. This is a speaker meeting when we have interesting speakers, some serious, some linked to our chosen charities and others light and more social in content.

We arrange outings throughout the year, theatre visits, sponsored walks, and many that involve food, including a Charity Lunch, a Christmas Party and a Seniors’ Afternoon Tea.

We pay an annual subscription which covers a fee to Soroptimist International and the remainder to the club to cover room hire, incidental expenses etc. This for 2013/2014 will be £108 which can be paid monthly by Standing Order.

During 2012/13 we have supported The North West Air Ambulance; Target Ovarian Cancer; Margaret Haes Riding Centre for the Disabled; Hearing Dogs for the Deaf; both Rossendale and Bury Hospices; Gateway (a local Charity); and Victims’ Support among others.

Fun and friendship along with service and support served with good humour and laughter – that is Soroptimist International of Ramsbottom.

If this is for you or you would like to know more please visit our website www.sigbi.org/ramsbottom or contact Barbara on 07814055155