Soroptimists seek nominations for award

Soroptimist International of Carson City is searching for applicants for its Soroptimist Ruby Award: For Women Helping Women, which honors women who, through their professional or personal activities, make extraordinary efforts on behalf of women and girls.

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 child care.

Applications are available at Marilyn Lewis, State Farm Insurance, 321 W. Winnie Lane, Suite 106, Carson City, NV 89703 or call 775-882-4875. Applications must be returned to Soroptimist International of Carson City by Jan. 14. Mail to P.O. Box 794, Carson City, NV 89702 or

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