Christine McKenzie was elected as the new president of the Soroptimist Club of Deniliquin on Tuesday last week.April 4, 2014 4:23am
The Soroptimist Club of Deniliquin held its changeover dinner at the RSL Club on Tuesday last week.
Outgoing president Helen Thompson handed the chain of office to new president Christine McKenzie.
Mrs McKenzie said the evening was enjoyed by all members, guests and representatives from the Rotary Club and Soroptimist members from Finley.
‘‘Deniliquin Soroptimists have planned a busy 12 months starting with a high tea on May 3,’’ she said.
‘‘The club will celebrate its 40th birthday with a dinner on May 27.
‘‘There is also a breast cancer breakfast planned for September and a rose show in October.’’
A number of fundraising raffles will also be held during the year for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Christmas.
Funds are returned to the community with donations to a number of organisations.
The Soroptimist scholarship will again be offered to a student who has completed Year 12 at Deniliquin High School and has enrolled in a university course.
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