Australia Day Celebration Zone

SI South Perth once again supported the City of South Perth at its Australia Day Celebration Zone. It is the tenth year that we have been involved with the event and a roster of ten Soroptimists ran the Event tent, providing maps, answering queries, handing out sunscreen and give-aways, and providing ID wristbands to parentsContinue reading

Mothers’ Day Flowers

Happy Mothers’ Day to all Mums. Every year, SISP members get together to prepare single roses to be delivered to ladies who receive Meals on Wheels from the South Perth Senior Citizens’ Centre. This is an opportunity to reach out to the local community and bring some joy to those who are alone or removedContinue reading

Relay for Life 2018

From the¬† first time in participating in the Cancer Council WA’s Relay for Life, SISP has taken on the challenge of raising much-needed funds for research into this dreadful disease. Our Soroptimist Sunflowers team has been prominent trackside every year and this year we were honoured with an award for raising over $55,000 since 2002.Continue reading

Australia Day Celebration Zone

Twelve Soroptimists (and one Soroptimister) volunteered to assist at the Celebration Zone on the South Perth foreshore  on Australia Day. We operated the Events Office marquee providing maps of the activity zones, sunscreen and wristbands; handling lost property (and lost children); supplying bus timetable information; supervising the online survey iPads; charging mobile phones and cameraContinue reading

Silent March

SISP members participated in the 27th Annual Silent Domestic Violence Memorial March on Friday 17 November 2017 to honour all those who have lost their lives as a result of domestic and family violence. The guest speaker was the Hon Simone McGurk MLA, Minister for Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence.