Soroptimist International of Riverside (SIR) is one of 1700 clubs represented in 119 countries and territories throughout the world. One of the goals of Soroptimist International is to promote "The Dignity of Service". Our way of achieving this goal was to establish the SIR Gold Key Award. The Gold Key Award gives recognition for community volunteer accomplishments and community service to the city of Riverside.
Who volunteers mainly in the Riverside area
Is creative and imaginative
Is a leader with boundless energy and joy
Has worked to improve the lives of women and girls
Has had a significant impact on the lives of women and girls
Inspires other women
A local organization is selected each year by the SIR committee. A female volunteer within the organization is then nominated for the honor.