Soroptimist International of Carson City Announces ‘Women Helping Women’ Honorees

January 12th, 2021

Allison MacKenzie is proud to sponsor ‘Women Helping Women’, an honor by the Soroptimist International of Carson City. The organization is inviting businesses, nonprofits, and local agencies to sponsor a woman from their company or from the community as a “Women Helping Women” honoree in recognition of her dedication to improving the lives of women or girls.

Soroptimist International of Carson City is pleased to announce the “Women Helping Women” Honorees to be recognized for their dedication to improving the lives of women or girls in our community, at our Virtual “Celebrating Women Helping Women” Recognition Event, via Zoom, on February 18, 2021 from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.

Photo Caption: Left to right; top row Dr. Betsy Card, Suzanne Crawford, Niki Gladys, Tiffany Kenison; bottom row, Katie Leao Geiser, Victoria S. Mendoza, Lupe Ramirez and Jessica Weisser.

Our “Celebrating Women Helping Women” Recognition Event is an opportunity for the community to recognize the Honorees who are sharing their time, expertise, compassion and motivation to help other women or girls. Our eight “Women Helping Women” Honorees are;

Dr. Betsy Card
Sponsored by Tahoe Carson Radiology

Suzanne Crawford
Victim/Witness Administrator for the Carson City District Attorney’s Office
Sponsored by Carson City District Attorney’s Office

Niki Gladys
Executive Director, Western Nevada College Foundation
Sponsored by Western Nevada College

Tiffany Kenison
Executive Director, Miss Carson City & Outstanding Teen Pageant
Sponsored by Griffin Development Services

Katie Leao Geiser
Executive Director, Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada
Sponsored by Lumos & Associates

Victoria S. Mendoza
Executive Director & Managing Attorney, Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevada (VARN)
Sponsored by Allison MacKenzie

Lupe Ramirez
Latino Outreach Coordinator, Western Nevada College
Sponsored by Greater Nevada Credit Union

Jessica Weisser
Youth Empowerment Coordinator, Xquisite
Sponsored by Xquisite

The Carson City community is invited to join us as we celebrate the many efforts of women in our community who are providing outstanding support, care, mentoring, and encouragement to other women or girls.

Attendance, via Zoom, at our Virtual “Celebrating Women Helping Women” Recognition Event is $25 for one login/attendee. Additional Household Attendee Packages are available for $15 for each additional person in your household who plans to attend.

Visit our Club website at www.sicarsoncity.org for more details and online purchase. Guests will enjoy a safe and fun night, as they plan their own Celebration Watch Party. All paying guests receive a special delivered “Celebration Party Bag” with fun goodies to enjoy during their at home party.

Guests will enjoy a presentation by our Keynote Speaker, Erika Lera, Family Advocate Supervisor at Ron Wood Family Resource Center and our 2020 Soroptimist Ruby Award Recipient. Then our 2021“Women Helping Women” Honorees will be recognized and share their thoughts on their work and the benefits of women helping women.

Closing out the event will be the presentation of our 2021 Soroptimist Ruby Award. Nominations for the Ruby Award are being accepted until January 29th. Learn more at our Club website www.sicarsoncity.org. There are also opportunities for program advertising in our event program.

Event registration will end on Monday, February 15, 2021, or sooner if the event sells out. Join us for this inspiring and empowering community recognition event.

Be sure to visit and follow Soroptimist International of Carson City on our Facebook page @SICarsonCity to learn more about our eight “Women Helping Women” Honorees over the next five weeks. Each Honoree will be highlighted so that we can share her efforts to improve the lives of women and/or girls in our community.

Soroptimist International of Carson City is a volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment.

Founded in 1957, the Carson City club is part of Soroptimist International of the Americas where almost 160,000 Soroptimists in 21 countries and territories contribute time and financial support to community-based projects that benefit women.

Internationally, there are clubs in more than 120 countries throughout the world. For membership information please email sicarsoncity@gmail.com .