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Various Projects of
Soroptimist PTEJC Include:

Award Name
SIA Program Focus Reports This is an area on the SIA web site that allows each club to tell fellow Soroptimists worldwide about their club project. Complete form online on the Soroptimist International web site. Recognition at International level Committee Chairs
Soroptimist Celebrating Success Soroptimist Celebrating Success! recognizes outstanding club projects that improve the lives of women and girls in local communities or throughout the world or promotes Soroptimist as an organization that improves the lives of women and girls. These awards recognize the best practices of Soroptimist clubs in each of the four areas of the SIA strategic plan: fundraising, membership, program and public awareness.

The award has been updated to recognize best practices at the region-level as well as over all best practices for the organization. Each region is eligible to receive one award in each of the four areas of the strategic plan.

Four federation finalists will be selected from the region recipients to be celebrated as the best projects in the organization—projects that all clubs can celebrate and learn from.
Complete the form found online and mail to SIA Headquarters.

Each region is eligible for one award in each of the four areas. Region finalists will each receive a certificate. The Soroptimist Board of Directors will select the top entry in each category from the
region finalists.

(The four federation finalistsfor 2010 will be announced at the Soroptimist Biennial
Convention in San Francisco in July 2010.)

In addition, they will receive recognition on the
Soroptimist web site and in Best for Women magazine.

Committee Chairs
NWR Fellowship Supports women residing in the Northwestern Region returning to school for postgraduate study in advance degree (Masters, Ph.D.)

Woman must reside in NWR, hold BA/BS or Masters Degree; present plan for further study, 3 letters of reference & transcripts.

Application available online on NWR website in Novermber; must be submitted to NWR by February 1.

Club: $500
NWR: $4000
Club Members
Making A Difference Grant Soroptimist Club Grants for Women and Girls program provides between $1,000 and $100,000 in grant monies for outstanding Soroptimist club projects that positively impact the lives of women and girls. Soroptimist clubs apply for the grants that enable them to start or continue innovative projects in their local communities. Since the program began, more than $1.4 million has been disbursed to 228 Soroptimist club projects, benefiting more than 100,000 women and their families. Proposals in writing and match strategic plan Various up to $10,000 Committee chairs
Project Sierra "A Family And A Future" is a four-year partnership between Soroptimist International and Hope and Homes for Children, centered in Sierra Leone. By raising over $2- million USD it will enrich the lives of some of the most deprived children and women in theworld. Yearly monetary donation to
Soroptimist International


Soroptimist International of Port Townsend & East Jefferson County
P.O. Box 624
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Soroptimist Club #111117
Northwestern Region, District 1
Chartered on May 2, 1947

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