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A Global Voice for Women – Sydney Fundraising Luncheon for Soroptimist International

Posted on September 10, 2009 in the Uncategorized category

I’m pleased and proud to be part of this organisation – Soroptimist International ( — a Global Voice for Women. Soroptimist International is a world wide organisation for women working through service projects to advance human rights and the status of women.

The Sydney Chapter is holding a luncheon in October. Please consider attending – if you can’t come and want to make a donation, contact me at

Here are the details:

Soroptimist International Sydney – A Global Voice for Women
Invites you to our:
Fundraising Luncheon

To Aid Poverty in Africa & Trafficked Women in Sydney

1:00 pm Sunday, 11th October
Mary Mackillop Place,
Mount Street, North Sydney

Guest Speaker: Edison Yongai
Edison Yongai is an accomplished African Australian writer. His work draws on his experiences living and working as a journalist in Sierra Leone. The first journalist to be imprisoned by the government, Edison spent time in solitary confinement. His home and manuscripts were burned in the guerrilla invasion of Freetown in 1999. In
2001 he arrived in Australia as a refugee. He was recently interviewed by Andrew Denton on the ABC TV programme “Enough Rope”.

Cost: $60 per head
Includes: Champagne & savouries plus buffet luncheon,
Wine, soft drink, mystery prizes

All proceeds to:
Project SIerra: A Family & A Future
Helping disadvantaged women & children in Sierra Leone
face their futures with confidence.

Further information and bookings:
Norma Boston ph/fax: 9958 7040
RSVP with payment by Monday, 29th September

Please mention you heard about it from me. I’d love to see you there. It will be a grand day and the other members of Soroptimist are fabulous.

Thanks for your consideration!



One Response to “A Global Voice for Women – Sydney Fundraising Luncheon for Soroptimist International”

  1. MOG on September 11th, 2009 6:16 am

    I’ll be there! Just joking! Like the new look to the blog. It is so you! So, how to go about donating? MOG1

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