Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Soroptimist honors women with grants.(Business Outlook)


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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