Soroptimists seek award nominations for volunteers

Posted By on September 9, 2013

Special to the Carson Valley Times

Soroptimist International of Carson Valley, a local service group whose mission is to improve the lives of women and children, is now accepting applications for 2013 awards.

The Violet Richardson Award is a $500 award that recognizes a young woman age 14-17 for her volunteer efforts in the community.

The local award recipient will be eligible for further awards at the regional and federation levels. The deadline for the Violet Richardson Award is December 1.

The Women’s Opportunity Award is a $1,000 award that honors women who are heads of their household and are looking to further their education. The deadline for the Women’s Opportunity Award application is December 15.

Applications for both awards can be found at the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce.

For more information, contact Soroptimist president, Shannon Albert at 782-1512.