WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Any woman who has distinguished herself in significant contribution to the quality of Hood River County’s community life is eligible. She must have been active for at least ten years in her endeavors, either as a professional or as a volunteer.
Applications are available from Waucoma Bookstore, 212 Oak St, Hood River and attached to this blog post (above).
As you prepare your application, be sure to tell your nominee’s story both with examples and timelines so that the three judges, previous winners themselves, will be able to understand and compare your nominee’s qualifications against that of other nominees. List all activities that show her dedication, effectiveness, and vision. Letters of recommendation are limited to three.
WHO CAN NOMINATE? Either an individual or organization can nominate.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: SEPT. 28
Applications are due back no later than Wednesday, September 28, 5 PM. Mail completed application packets to: SIHR (Soroptimist International of Hood River), P.O. Box 51, Hood River, OR 97031.
NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS: OCT.5
Nominators and winners will be notified by Wednesday, October 5. Winners will need to be available for an appointment with SIHR photographer Oct. 6-12.
AWARD LUNCHEON: NOV. 2
The Women of Distinction Award Luncheon is Wednesday, November 2nd in the Gorge Room at the Best Western Hood River Inn. Tickets ($18 each) will be available beginning October 20th at Waucoma Bookstore.
QUESTIONS? Contact Suzanne Van Orman, 541.386.9290/ email: SVanor@aol.com