Soroptimist honors outstanding women

Lincoln, Roseville clubs give awards
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Soroptimist International of Lincoln’s and Roseville’s annual award ceremony last Thursday at the Orchard Creek Lodge in Lincoln recognized, from left, Karen Hernandez, Sheri Thomas, Margie Hieter and Julie Hansen.

Soroptimist International Lincoln President Veronica Gonzalez was mistress of ceremonies. Hernandez, who is in charge of ReDirect, received the Ruby Award from Lincoln for being “an outstanding woman in our community.” Thomas received the Roseville Women’s Opportunity Award (given to a head-of-the-household woman who has returned to school to better her and her children’s lives). Hieter is the Roseville’s Ruby Award winner, who volunteers for the Sexual Assault Response Team. Hansen was given Lincoln’s Violet Richardson Award for her volunteerism in the community while under the age of 17.