FAIRFIELD — Soroptimist of Central Solano County is accepting nominations for its Violet Richardson and Woman’s Opportunity Awards.
The Violet Richardson Award is for a young woman between the ages of 14 and 17 who volunteers in her community or school. Volunteer actions that benefit women or girls are particularly encouraged.
The winner will receive $500 for herself and $500 to the charity of her choice. The deadline for entries is Dec. 1.
The Woman’s Opportunity Award is for a woman who has the primary financial responsibility for herself and her family, is enrolled in an undergraduate degree or vocational skills training program and has a financial need.
The winner receives $1,500. The deadline to apply is Dec. 15.
For more information, call Beverly Brun at 718-3598 or email her at email@example.com.
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