Central Alberta Soroptimists accepting award applications

Improving the lives of women and girls

Soroptimist International of Central Alberta is now accepting applications for its awards.

Live Your Dream Award is a $2,500 cash award 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 contact Lynn Rienguettte at 403-348-9707 or at lrienguette@hotmail.com. Applications are due Jan. 15.

Violet Richardson Award is a recognition program for young women, age 14 to 17, involved in volunteer activities in her community or school. Projects that value women and girls are particularly recognized. The club will present $500 to the winner and $500 to her charity of choice.

For applications contact Sue Barthel at 403-346-7635 or at susanbarthel1@gmail.com. Applications are due Jan. 8.

The Ruby Award: For Helping Women honours women who are making extraordinary differences in the lives of women and girls through volunteering or their profession.

For applications contact Sherri Smith at 403-391-7912 or at sherrismith946@gmail.com. Applications are due Jan. 15

For more information about Soroptimists visit www.soroptimistcentralalberta.ca.

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