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Soroptimist International of Vandalia is a volunteer organization that works to improve the lives of women and girls in the local community and throughout the world.
There are two monetary awards given at the local level (Fayette County only), with the winners sent on to the district level.
The awardees from the district level can proceed to the region level.
The Women’s Opportunity Award is given to help a woman who provides the primary financial support for her family and is currently enrolled or has been accepted into a vocation/skills training program/undergraduate degree program or a master’s program.
She must have a financial need and be motivated to achieve her educational and career goals.
The Violet Richardson Award is given to a young woman between the ages of 14 and 17. She must be someone who has had significant and noteworthy accomplishments as a volunteer in her community.
In addition, she is also to be recognized as someone who has an idea to help improve an idea that is taking place in her community.
If you or anyone you know meets these requirements and would like an application, contact Marion Shroyer (267-6144) for the Women’s Opportunity Award or Connie Goldsmith (846-2781) for the Violet Richardson Award.
The applications must be filled out and returned to Shroyer or Goldsmith by Nov. 26.