Our Current Auction ends Tuesday, Oct. 4th at 2:00 pm sharp
How To Bid: You must come to the shop to bid. Each auction item has a sheet of paper where you write your bid, name and phone number. Anyone can raise your bid right up to closing time and you can bid as often as you like. If you are not on hand for the auction closing we will call and notify you if you have won. You will have two weeks to come in to claim and pay for your item.
If you are a Wallowa County woman who is the primary financial support for yourself and your family and you are currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program or a vocational skills training program, you may apply for our $2000 cash award to be used as you see fit.
Deadline for applications is Nov. 15th. Please contact Amy Stubblefield at 541-398-1068 for information on how to apply.
Also see the Soroptimist International website about this award. Winner of our local award will be eligible for regional awards.
This year we were fortunate to be able to award 12 students a $2000 college scholarship each. Winners pictured above are MacKenzie Gray, Emily George, Dawn Mist Movich-Fields, Bette Rooney, Jesse-Ellen Woodhead, Eyreus Rooney, Natalie Williams, Katelynn Sidoti, Andrea Butterfield, Stefany Christman and Emma Carlsen. Not pictured is Raymond Seal. Congratulations to all!
This year Wallowa County Soroptimist has awarded three Large Grants, they are:
Wallowa School District - $3140 for a refrigerated water bottle refill station in the elementary and high school buildings.
Building Healthy Families - $5000 for the Summer Lunch Program.
Wallowolgy - $3875 for construction towards an educational children's play area in their building.
Danielle Nash, right is congratulated by Soroptimist, Amy Stubblefield as the winner of this years' Fellowship Award. This $2000 award is presented to a woman in the community who is enrolled in graduate school and pursing her degree. All this year's applicants were strong contenders but Danielle was a shining star.
Danielle, originally from Las Vegas is married to James Nash and currently works at Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness as Co-Director, Assertive Community Treatment. She is studying for her Master's of Social Work at Portland State University. She has been an outstanding student.
Danielle will be off to Ghana, Africa this summer to work in a hospital and will return in the fall as an Intern Councilor at the Enterprise School. Her goal after graduating is to live and work in Wallowa County as a Clinical Social Worker Therapist. Great Work Danielle!
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