Soroptimists Seek Applicants For Youth Community Service Award

The Central Oahu Soroptimist International chapter has a $500 cash award ready for the best teen candidate for volunteer service.

The Violet Richardson Award honors young women who make the community and world a better place through volunteer efforts. The Mililani-based club is looking for applicants age 14 to 17 “who believe in the power of volunteer action.” Examples of service could include fighting drugs, crime and violence; cleaning up the environment, or working to end discrimination and poverty. Actions that especially benefit women or girls are particularly encouraged.

Deadline to apply is Dec. 1.

Winners are eligible to receive cash awards for themselves and the nonprofit of their choice. For more information, visit, call 497-1361 or write to Rene Tokunaga, P.O. Box 893102, Mililani HI 96789.