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SI Bend Press Release - 2019 Awards Applications

Posted by corinashughes@gmail.com on September 20, 2019 at 11:00 AM

ANNUAL EDUCATIONAL AWARD APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED NOW

SPONSORED BY SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF BEND (SI BEND)


BEND, OR, September 20, 2019:


Applications for the “Live Your Dream” Awards offered by Soroptimist International of Bend, will be taken from October 1 until November 15, 2019.. Applications are available online at www.sibend.org. A minimum of two $2000 educational awards will be given. One of the scholarships is specifically set aside for a Central Electric Cooperative (CEC) member in good standing meeting the award criteria.


To qualify, the applicant must be a financially needy, head of household woman who is pursuing higher education. “LYDA” applicants must be entering into or enrolled in a college certificate/degree program. The money may be used for any educational expense including tuition, childcare, and/or transportation by the awardees.


For over 30 years the SI Bend women’s service club, has awarded $65,000+ to local women in educational assistance. The annual SI Bend Holiday Evergreen fundraising sale (going on now at www.sibend.org) supports these awards.


Visit www.sibend.org to view and download applications, or contact Soroptimist member Jan Swander at j.m.swander@gmail.com for more information. The deadline for award entries is November 15, 2019.

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Celebrating 75+ Years of Service

[Service never goes out of style . Soroptimist International of Bend (SI Bend), has been providing community support serving women and girls of Central Oregon since 1943. SI Bend is the longest, continuously running women’s service organization in Bend, offering educational awards to local students, plus, supporting Bethlehem Inn, Head Start, Grandma’s House, Kids Center, The Loft and more. Internationally, SI Bend’s outreach programs“Bras from Bend” assists women rescued from human trafficking especially from the sex slave trade through the campaign “Free the Girls.” For more information, please contact info@sibend.org. ]Soroptimist International of Bend, OR | Est. 1943 www.sibend.org

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