Soroptimists seek award applicants

GLOVERSVILLE — Soroptimist International of Fulton County, a volunteer organization for business and professional women, is seeking applications for its Live Your Dream Award.

The education and training award is designed to assist women who are overcoming personal difficulties and are the primary financial support of their families.

Internationally, more than $1.7 million in education and grants are disbursed annually to more than 1,300 women, many of whom have overcome obstacles such as poverty, domestic violence, spousal death or substance abuse.

Eligibility requirements are available by visiting www.soroptimist.org; by picking up an application at Fulton-Montgomery Community College, the Gloversville and Johnstown libraries or the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce; or by emailing Traci DiMezza at [email protected]

The application deadline is Nov. 15.

By Patricia Older

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