Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Soroptimist honors women with grants.(Business Outlook)

IN BRIEF

Soroptimist International of Albuquerque has announced the winners of the Violet Richardson Awards, the Women's Opportunity Awards and the Making a Difference for Women Awards.

The Women's Opportunity Awards winners were Alejandra Casarrubias, $1,000; Velma Parham, $200; Ginger Axtell, $100; and Juliana Zepeda, $100. The awards were for their demonstration of courage and tenacity in seeking to become better educated.

Violet Richardson Awards winners were: Kelly Berger, $250 award and $250 donation to Amigos de las Americas; Ashley McCelland, $100 award certificate and a $100 donation to The Storehouse; and Brianna Kerwin, award certificate and a $50 donation to Fair West Fusion. …

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