Women's Opportunity Award

Do you know a woman who is her family's primary bread winner and is going to college or technical school to improve her job skills? Soroptimist International of Manassas' 2013 Women's Opportunity Award can help her achieve her goal. WOA is a $1,500 grant that can be used for books, tuition, childcare or other expenses.

Eligible applicants must provide primary financial support for their families, and be enrolled in or have been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program.

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Turning Point Suffragist Memorial

Kathy Pablo of the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial presented a dynamic and educational talk on the history of the suffragist movement in the United States and the "Night of Terror" where women were arrested, beaten, imprisioned for picketing the White House for the right to vote.  

More information about the project to build a memorial to these brave women can be found at www.suffragistmemorial.org.

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Prospective Member Event

Soroptimist International of Manassas held its second annual prospective member event at the Old Towne Sports Pub.  Members and guests enjoyed playing "20 Questions BINGO", delicious food & drink, and a tea party gift basket raffle.  Prospective members learned about the club's mission to improve the lives of women and girls in the local community.

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2012 Business Award & Agnes L. Colgan Community Service Award

Prince William County Chamber of Commerce selected Soroptimist International of Manassas as a finalist in both the Excellence in Business and Agnes L. Colgan Community Service Award categories. Our club was recognized for the Women's Opportunity Award for women pursuing higher education, our human trafficking awareness programs and service to our local community's non-profits.

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Local Teens Win Violet Richardson Award

Soroptimist International of Manassas presented two Violet Richardson Awards this past Saturday to Kathryn Testut and Kalah Harris.  The award goes to a girl between the ages of 14 and 17 who is committed to making the world a better place and has demonstrated inititive in both identifying a problem and trying to solve it.

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Women's Opportunity Award Winner

Kimberly Paige, a single mother of three daughters was awarded Soroptimist International of Manassas' Women's Opportunity Award at our annual Comedy Gala. The award is a $1500 grant given to a woman who is the financial support of her family and enrolled in or been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program.

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