(Ruby Awards)…The winners have been announced.

The Soroptimist International Club of El Centro Ruby Awards recognizes non-members women who assist girls and women in the community. Winners this year include Imperial Valley Cancer Support Center executive director Oreda Chin, Imperial Valley College academic systems specialist Dixie Krim, and House of Hope Program Manager Lupe Rodriguez. The Ruby Award is in honor of the late Ruby Lee Minor, who was the International Federation’s first president. Because of the COVID 19 pandemic there will be no presentation ceremony.