Soroptimist International

Croydon Soroptimist International celebrates ninety years of friendship and fundraising

Posted on October 20th, by Clare Walker in Politics & Society. No Comments

Ninety years of Croydonians advocating for the full and equal role of women in society

When a group of women met for lunch in the tea lounge at the well-known Croydon family department store Grants in 1927, the lunch – with drinks – cost three shillings. Those present could have had no idea that ninety years later, Grants would no longer exist, but the club they … Read More »

Girl power since 1927: how Croydon Soroptimists work to transform the lives of women

Posted on August 21st, by Carol Hunt in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Croydon Soroptimists has been going strong since its first meeting in 1927. Vice President and Communications Officer Carol Hunt explains why

The Croydon Heritage Festival 2014 seemed the perfect place to promote Soroptimist International Croydon and District. The club after all has been going since 1927 when it first met in Grants department store, Croydon. Grants of course is no longer there but Croydon Soroptimists is still … Read More »