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Concordia Congratulates Erin Simpson

Posted on: Mar 13, 2013


Erin Simpson, Bachelor of Arts student at Concordia University College of Alberta, is the regional recipient of a $5000 Soroptimist Women's Opportunity Award for 2012-2013. This program provides cash grants for women seeking to improve their lives with the help of additional education and training. Each year, more than $1 million is disbursed to deserving women through this award-winning program.

Soroptimist International Edmonton is honored to be one of the first clubs to be chartered in Alberta. Soroptimist International of Edmonton was chartered in 1936, and since then has contributed to the well being of the community and communities throughout the world. They have supported the Women’s Emergency Accommodation Center, Compassion House (a home away from home for women under going treatment for cancer), Candora Society, WINGS of Providence (shelter for women), Women Building Futures Society, Alberta Cancer Foundation/The Weekend to End Breast Cancer, and E4C School Lunch Program. Find out more at  www.siedmonton.org