Soroptimists to reward women volunteers
October 4, 2011 · Updated 2:14 PM
Soroptimist International of Oak Harbor is seeking applicants for the Violet Richardson Award, which honors women ages 14 to 17 for volunteer action that helps combat social problems such as homelessness, violence, drug abuse, unemployment, illiteracy, discrimination and pollution.
The local club will award $200 to the winner and $300 to their volunteer organization. The winner will then be eligible for one of 28 $1,000 awards and one finalist will be chosen for an additional award, including a $2,500 contribution to the finalist’s volunteer organization.
Applications have been distributed to the high school, churches and volunteer organizations in Oak Harbor, and are also available by contacting Sandee Oehring at 279-5801.
Applications must be returned to Soroptimist International of Oak Harbor by Dec. 1.