Soroptimist Seeking Nominations for Ruby Award: For Women Helping Women

By Susan A. Neufeld

Mountain Communities – What is the “Soroptimist Ruby Award: For Women Helping Women”?

This award honors a non-Soroptimist woman who is making extraordinary efforts on behalf of other women.

The Soroptimist Ruby Award Recipient should be a woman who:

  • Has worked to improve the lives of women and girls
  • Has had a significant impact on the lives of women and girls
  • Inspires and encourages other women

A “ruby” is a gemstone, associated with wisdom, importance, power and life –  all words embodying our award recipient. We encourage you to nominate a woman who is working to improve lives of women and girls. Honor them with the recognition they richly deserve.

Download Nomination Form at:

Completed forms can be emailed to: or printed and mailed to:


C/O Jo Bonita Rains

P O Box 656

Lake Arrowhead 92352

Nomination submission deadline is Friday, March 23, 2018.