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Fallon Soroptimist Donations Exceed $100,000 in Ten Years

Fallon Soroptimist Donations Exceed $100,000 in Ten Years
Soroptimist International of Fallon members dye the fountain. Photo courtesy SI Fallon

Since October 2012, Soroptimist International of Fallon has donated over $104,000 to local non-profit organizations, and for scholarships and other programs.

Club giving to SI of the Americas topped $10,000 with an additional $22,000 in donations to local organizations and groups such as Out of Egypt Food Pantry, Churchill County Fair, Fallon Youth Club, CASA, Highland Village, the Homestead, Care Net, St. Johns, Cub Scouts Pack 38, Oasis Academy FFA, CCSD, Churchill Library, and Fallon Youth Soccer. The group also purchased equipment and plantings for Pioneer Park and sponsored a youth group therapy counseling program.

Scholarship awards included $16,000 for Live Your Dream, $13,000 for Frances Aguirre, $7,900 for Dream It Be It, and over $6,700 for other scholarships.

Donations to local organizations were upwards of $10,800 for the Meals On Wheels program, a communication system and other senior programs at the Life Center, $5,700 for Wishing Tree families, $4,300 to sponsor children, $3,700 for CCSD Students in Transition, $2,700 to Domestic Violence Intervention, and $1,600 to Room for Ruth. Annual events such as the Home and Garden Show, Quarter Auction, Adult Prom, Shed Sale, and many others allow this group of ladies to raise and contribute funds to these many beneficiaries.

 


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Comment author: Claude EzzellComment text: Paul was one of the most manifest men I have ever met. He was a good friends with my Dad and always had an entertaining story for the occasion. One of my most favorite stories Paul told dated back to the late 60s or early 70s and it revolved around him killing a deer way out in the mountains. Naturally the deer ran down into a deep canyon and died. Knowing that it would take him forever to haul it out he devised an awesome plan. After preparing the deer he drove back to NAS Fallon and rustled up a SAR crew and they flew out and picked up the deer. Of course it was labeled as a training flight but what the hell in those days you could do that sort of thing. Rest in Peace my friend until we meet again!!Comment publication date: 4/11/24, 1:15 PMComment source: Obituary - LCDR Paul N PflimlinComment author: THughesComment text: So sad to hear. Prayers to the Goings family.Comment publication date: 4/5/24, 6:35 PMComment source: Obituary - Bill GoingsComment author: April SmithComment text: I love this beautiful woman and her family so much. Such a pure soul and I had a great pleasure taking care of her while she was at the homestead and being by her side for her last daysComment publication date: 4/2/24, 8:50 PMComment source: Obituary - Frances Elaine (Sanford) Atkinson V Comment author: Veronica BrandenburgComment text: Dee was the nicest lady! I remember her fondly from the days of my youth at Northside Elementary, many years ago. She and Mrs. Rowe were my favorite office ladies! I am so sorry to hear of her passing. My thoughts are with her family.Comment publication date: 4/1/24, 3:26 PMComment source: Obituary - Mary Delda “Dee Hewitt
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