VALLEJO — Soroptomist International of Vallejo has distributed $47,000 up to now two months to girls and women who search to proceed their education.
The group granted a complete of $10,000 to 4 girls for this 12 months’s Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women, and the Violet Richardson Award. The awards had been introduced March 26 throughout an occasion on the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum.
The Live Your Dream award offers monetary grants to girls who’ve overcome obstacles and are working to get their lives again on observe with the intention to construct a greater life for themselves and their households by means of education and expertise coaching. The Violet Richardson Award honors younger girls between the ages of 14 and 18 for volunteer motion corresponding to combating medicine, crime and violence, cleansing up the atmosphere and dealing to finish discrimination and poverty.
The Vallejo Soroptimists throughout a luncheon May 16 on the Coal Shed offered a complete of $37,000 in scholarship awards to 10 younger girls graduating from Vallejo excessive faculties who plan to attend a four-year college, a group school or knowledgeable coaching program. This 12 months’s awardees will proceed their educations at Solano Community College, Napa Valley College, San Francisco State University, UC Berkeley, UC Irvine, UC Davis, UC San Diego, Dartmouth, UCLA and Clark University Atlanta.
Soroptimist International is a worldwide volunteer group that gives girls and women with entry to the education and coaching they should obtain financial empowerment. The Vallejo Soroptimists be a part of 1,300 Soroptimist golf equipment in 21 nations and territories world wide in actively supporting this mission.
The membership introduced its current actions in a press launch.
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