Soroptimist International of Glendale is searching for applicants for its Soroptimist Ruby Award: For Women Helping Women (formerly the Soroptimist Making a Difference/or Women Award), which honors women who through their professional or personal activities make extraordinary efforts on behalf of women and girls. Women can nominate themselves or be nominated by someone else in the community.
Nominees should be women who have made extraordinary differences on behalf of women and girls. Past recipients have spearheaded an effort to open a domestic violence shelter, started a mentoring program for at ¬risk girls, or lobbied companies to provide on-site childcare. Previous recipients include Dr. Carol Ann Burton and Lynn Raggio. The Glendale Soroptimist club will provide the recipient with a $500 cash grant, to be donated to recipient’s charity of choice. In addition, the recipient will be eligible for additional awards at other levels of the international organization.
Applications are available from any Soroptimist member or on the website www.soroptimistglendale.org or by contacting Camille Levee at (626) 201-2889. Applications must be returned to Soroptimist International of Glendale by Nov. 25. Mail to P.O. Box 826, Glendale, CA 91209 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.