Maryn Anderson 2016/17 Award Winner
Maryn Anderson, received the Ruby Award, given to women who work to improve conditions for women and girls through their personal, professional or volunteer efforts. She teaches the CARE Intervention Program at Riverview Middle School. In her introduction speech, Soroptimist Stacia Olson said of Anderson, “Maryn is a great recipient for the Ruby Award because she is passionate about her profession as a teacher and making a difference in the lives of her students.”
Janey Callahan Chin 2015/16 Award Winner
Janey Callahan Chin is Soroptimist of Rio Vista's 2015/16 Ruby award winner. Jany was unable to attend our award ceremony. The award was accepted by daughter Katie Rivera and colleague Roxanne Donnelly.
The Ruby Award honors the first federation President Ruby Lee Minar. Ruby is also a gemstone associated with wisdom, importance, vitality, strength, power and love: All words embodying the award recipients. This award honors women who are making extraordinary differences in the lives of other women.
A Ruby Award recipient should be a woman who:
Works to improve the lives of women and girls,
Has significant impact on the lives of women and girls,
Inspires and encourages other women.