Soroptimist Foundation award applications now available

  • Thu Nov 8th, 2018 1:26pm
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Soroptimist Foundation Awards Committee members Laura Farrell, Donna Blakeslee and Kelly McConnell holding award applications. Submitted Photo

Soroptimist Foundation Awards Committee members Laura Farrell, Donna Blakeslee and Kelly McConnell holding award applications. Submitted Photo

VIOLET RICHARDSON AWARD

Are you a young woman between the ages of 14-17 who volunteers in your community or school? Do you see challenges rather than obstacles? Hope rather than despair? If you are a young woman who believes in the power of volunteer action, then you may be eligible for the Soroptimist Violet Richardson Award.

This award recognizes young women who make the community and the world a better place because of volunteering. This is a cash award, which is divided between the recipient and her charity. This award is not the same as our FHS scholarships for senior graduates. Applications are available at counseling office of Forks High School, Home School Plus, Quileute Tribal School, Clallam Bay High School, Neah Bay High School and Forks Library. Complete the application, including references if required. Then mail to: Soroptimist Awards, PO Box 502, Forks, WA 98331. Envelope must be postmarked no later than Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.

LIVE YOUR DREAM AWARD

The Live Your Dream Award is awarded to women who are the primary financial provider for their family and are seeking to obtain skills, training, and education to improve their employment and living status for the good of their family. This is a cash award, which can be used for tuition, books, childcare and/or transportation.

Applications are available at Forks Library of NOLS, Peninsula College, Forks Abuse Program, Forks Hospital, and Sunsets West Co-op, Clallam Bay, Clallam Bay Library, Makah Tribal Office, Cape Flattery School District, Sekiu. Complete and mail the application, and references if required, to Soroptimist Awards, PO Box 502, Forks, WA 98331. Must be postmarked no later than Monday, Dec. 17, 2018.

RUBY AWARD

The Soroptimist Ruby Award honors women who, through their professional or personal efforts, are making extraordinary differences in the lives of women and girls. Honorees are women who have worked to improve the lives of other women and girls. Their work has had a significant impact on other women by inspiring and encouraging them.

You may nominate yourself or another woman whom you feel is deserving of this honor Applications are available at Forks Library of NOLS, Peninsula College, Forks Abuse Program, Forks Hospital, and Sunsets West Co-op, Clallam Bay, Clallam Bay Library, Makah Tribal Office, Cape Flattery School District, Sekiu. Complete and mail the application, and references if required, to Soroptimist Awards, PO Box 502, Forks, WA 98331. Must be postmarked no later than Monday, Dec. 17, 2018.

For more information on all awards contact Laura Farrell at 360-640-8718.