OKANOGAN — A cash award of $500 is available to an Okanogan County woman for the Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Award.
The award is presented by Soroptimist International of Okanogan Valley to a woman who is head of her household and must obtain education or training to enter or re-enter the workforce in order to support herself and her family.
The local winner’s application is forwarded for additional consideration, including region-level awards of $5,000, $3,000 or $1,000. Three finalist awards of $10,000 will be presented by Soroptimist International of the Americas in the spring.
Application forms are available at Wenatchee Valley College in Omak or by emailing email@example.com. firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline is Dec. 13.
For more information, contact BJ Bleakney at (509) 322-1520.