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Soroptimists honor three local people at spring awards ceremony

May 28, 2011
  • Three local people recently were honored by Soroptimist International of Hagerstown at its spring awards ceremony. Pictured are, front row, from left, Kristen Resh, Ann Weaver and Robin Roberson. Back row, Jerri McNew, Crista Shoemaker and Tracey Eberling.
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Soroptimist International of Hagerstown honored three local people at its spring awards ceremony:

  • Kristen Resh received the Violet Richardson Award, which honors girls who donate their time and energy through volunteer service. A $250 check was presented to the charity of Resh's choice. She also received a $500 check to continue her education.
  • Ann Weaver received the Women's Opportunity Award for overcoming obstacles in her quest for a better life. A $1,000 check was presented to Weaver to help her with education and skills training.
  • Robin Roberson of the Community Free Clinic of Washington County received the Ruby Award for improving the lives of women and girls through her personal and professional activities. A $500 check was presented in her name to the clinic.

Soroptimist International is a 501(c)(3) organization headquartered in Philadelphia. It offers programs that improve the lives of women and girls through social and economic empowerment.

For more information, go to www.soroptimist.org.
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