Soroptimists given insight into recycling
Business women from Ashford were treated to a private demonstration from Biffa on how to use the new refuse and recycling system.
Members of the Soroptimists International, Ashford group, were joined by guest speaker Alison Sollis, Biffa’s behavioural change officer, at their July meeting.
Soroptimist International is an organisation for professional and business women. The Ashford group has 35 members and meets on the second Tuesday evening of every month, except August, at the Singleton Environment Centre, Wesley School Road, Singleton.
For more information email ashfordsoroptimists@yahoo. co.uk or visit www.sigbi.org/ ashford-kent Manager Wendy Sage, back left, with residents Norah Kaszubowski, Alice Birch and special guests, front, Phillada and Martin Pym and Harold Apps VIPs and residents at Pym House enjoyed music and drinks to celebrate the building’s 40th birthday.
Scheme managers at the Ashford Borough Council-owned sheltered housing complex at Pett Lane, Charing, marked the milestone last Thursday.
Special guests included the Mayor of Ashford Cllr David Smith, Cllr Harold Apps and Mar- tin Pym, the son of the former Kent County Council chairman after whom the building was named.
Entertainer Neil Patrick also sang for the guests and some of the home’s 34 residents.
Scheme manager Wendy Sage said: “Mr Pym did a speech and we toasted Pym House and cut the cake.
“It was a nice afternoon.”
Bernda Dunn, president of Ashford Soroptomists with Alison Sollis representing Biffa