Soroptimist International Awards program has provided women who are primary wage earners for their families with a cash award to offset costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education or additional skills and training. The competitive cash award can be used for tuition, books, childcare, carfare or any other education-related expense. Last year Soroptimist International of Cumberland County awarded over $8,500 in cash awards.
The Live Your Dream Award was formerly called the Women’s Opportunity Award. Applications are available online at www.soroptimist.org/awards/english/application.pdf The deadline for submission is Nov. 15. Contact Donna Pearson at 455-6814.
Soroptimist International of Cumberland County is a volunteer organization for business and professional women dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. Visit www.cumberlandsoroptimists.org or www.soroptimists.org