Violet Richardson

Violet Richardson - (named after Soroptimist's first president) awards a local high school volunteer. This is a club monetary award given to a high school girl, in recognition of her activities in volunteering in the community. Potential recipients must apply for this award in order to be considered. For more information contact us.

Violet Richardson Award

Live Your Dream

Live Your Dreams - This is a monetary award given to a woman who is head-of-household returning to school for an undergraduate degree or training certification in order to improve her employment opportunities. Potential recipients must apply for this award in order to be considered. This award is given each year in the month of March. The winner becomes eligible for the regional contest. More Information can be obtained from the SI-NWR website. Applications can be obtained from the SIA website in August of the preceding year. For more information contact us.

Live Your Dreams Award

Dream it - Be it

Dream It - Be It provides girls with access to professional role models, career education and the resources to live their dreams. The topics covered include career opportunities, setting and achieving goals, overcoming obstacles to success and how to move forward after setbacks or failures. The Soroptimist Dream Programs ensure women and girls have access to the education and training they need to reach their full potential and live their dreams. For more information contact us.

Recipients of Small Service Project Awards


  • Union Gospel Mission Women's Center
  • Salvation Army
  • 2nd Harvest Food Bank
  • Christ Kitchen
  • Spokesman Review Christmas Fund
  • IEL - Life Skills/Women’s Programs
  • Women & Children’s Free Restaurant
  • YWCA
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • East Central Community Organization
  • Children’s Home Society
  • Cancer Patient Care
  • Domestic Violence Consortium
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Vanessa Behan
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