Soroptimist International of Historic Auburn celebrated their annual awards dinner March 21 at Monkey Cat Restaurant. Sierra Williams was honored as Violet Richardson Award winner for her volunteerism at Kangaroo Care. She helps with daycare for disabled children. Williams is a freshman at Forest Lake Christian School. Sarah Nichols was honored as a Woman Opportunity Award winner. Nichols is a recent graduate of Acres of Hope and has returned to Sierra College to earn her degree in accounting. The award money totaling $1,500 continues the mission of Soroptimist to improve the lives of women and girls in our community.