PA Officer Vera Gajic at the Mayor of Lewes lunch-time soup sharing drop-in to commemorate 100 years of women’s suffrage. Soup kindly donated by the Runaway Cafe on platform 2 of Lewes Station.
We had a successful and busy day at the Lewes Societies Fair on 1st September when President Lara, Claire and Anne manned our display stand.
SI Lewes held a very successful meeting on 16 July when Wendy Young, pictured above with President Lara, spoke about her Charity "Off the Fence", which helps homeless people in Brighton. The Club also marked its 6th Birthday with a celebration cake held by Claire Bell and President Lara Khoury.
On 9th July Lewes District Council organised an event in Pelham House, Lewes, to celebrate Vote 100 and Women’s Suffrage. As part of the event they invited themed stands around campaigning, volunteering, women in business and in the public sector/service. SI Lewes were pleased to participate and mounted a well-received display showing some of our recent Programme Action.
At last nights meeting Lara Khoury was installed as our new President by Past President Vera Gajic. The guest speaker was Kathryn Gorse who talked about a exciting new health initiative - BEAT THE STREET.