Soroptimist International of Central Alberta seeking award nominations

By Soroptimist International of Central Alberta
December 5, 2017 - 2:40pm

Soroptimist International of Central Alberta is now accepting applications for its Live Your Dream Award, Violet Richardson Award and the Ruby Award: For Women Helping Women.

The Live Your Dream applications are due January 15, 2018 and this $2,500 cash award is granted to a woman with dependents who is the financial head of her household, has a financial need and is attending or has been accepted to an undergraduate degree program or a vocational/skills training program. For applications please contact Leah James at 403-896-8163 or [email protected]

The Violet Richardson Award applications are due January 8, 2018 and this award is a recognition program for young women ages 14-17 engaged in volunteer action within their communities or schools.  Projects that benefit women and girls are especially valued.  The club presents $500 to the winner and $500 to the charity of her choice. For applications please contact Sue Barthel at 403-346-7635 or [email protected]

The Ruby Award honors women who are making extraordinary differences in the lives of other women. Some women work to improve conditions for women and girls through their personal or volunteer efforts; others do so through professional avenues.  This recipient will be a woman who would inspire and encourage other women and has worked to improve the lives of women and girls.  These applications are due January 15, 2018. For applications please call Sherri Smith at 403-391-7912 or [email protected]

Soroptimist International of Central Alberta is part of a global women’s organization whose members volunteer to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. See our website at www.soroptimistcentralalberta.ca, and visit us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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