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July 20, 2007

Soroptimists raise funds again for Teach Tearmainn

Members of Soroptimists International North Kildare presented a cheque for 4,000 to Teach Tearmainn womens refuge group in Newbridge. This was the proceeds of a concert given by the Baldonnel Singers in Kilcullen Theatre on 19th May. We enjoyed a selction of melodies, from classical to popular and gospel music. This was followed by a wine reception and Raffle sponsored by Soroptimists Members. Last Summer oroptimists raised over 4,000 for Teach Tearmainn from a garden Party held in Straffan by one of their members. The fundraisers were held to assist Teach Tearmainn in continuing their work in providing a safe haven for women and children are are victims of domestic violence.

Pictured [front row, left to right] Kay Brophy [incoming National President Ireland] Lorna Mooney, President, Kitty Manzor, Jacinta Carey, Teach Tearmainn, Mary McInerney, Treasurer, Patricia Horan, Social Committee. [back row, left to right] Moya Murhy, Josephine O'Connell, PRO, Yvonne Malone, and Mary Carroll.