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2019 CELEBRATES

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ZONTA INTERNATIONAL’S 100TH ANNIVERSARY 

CLUB’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY!

 

 

Since the creation of Zonta International in 1919, our members have dedicated the last century to empowering women, both and outside of Zonta.                                                                                                                                                   Visit Zonta.org

NEXT GENERAL MEETING JUNE 19TH, 2019:  Installation of new Officers and Directors!  Scholarship Presentations!  We invite you to our meeting to meet us and learn about the wonderful service work we provide to the community.  Bonita Springs Chamber of Commerce, 25071 Chamber of Commerce Drive, Bonita Springs 34135, 5:30 light refreshments and social time, 6pm meeting. Please RSVP to BonitaZonta@gmail.com.  Visit us on Facebook!

MAY MEETING FOLLOW UP:  Elections were held for the new Officers and Directors effective June 1, 2019: President-Trish Leonard, Vice President-Shannon Fitch, Secretary-Angela Elmore, Co-Treasurers-Rosi Haller & Brooke Spencer, Directors-Nancy Dalaskey, Carol Sissman, Karen Berens, Susan Kadel, and Julie Olander.  The Member of the Month was Karen Berens.  Congratulations to all!  It has been my pleasure to serve as President for the past two years and work with such a wonderful group of caring and dynamic women, empowering and improving the lives of women in our community!  Sincerely, Nancy Dalaskey, Club President 2017-2019

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President’s Message:

Welcome to Zonta Club of Bonita Springs- Estero,

For over 100 years, Zonta has been a voice for women world-wide.  The mission of Zonta is to empower women in all stages of life through service and advocacy.  Our local club is celebrating 25 years as an organization.  We are excited for all of the wonderful support we have provided to our community as well as the recognition that has been given to our club from peers and community leaders, media, and more.

Zonta sisters, as we call ourselves, provide support to organizations such as Shelter for Abused Women, and children, Our Mothers Home, Girls on the Run,  various food pantries and much more.  Each year, we celebrate by hosting a fundraising event which also involves the Woman of the Year. This is our major fundraiser which helps provide scholarships to deserving young ladies who plan to attend college or technical school, or a woman who wants to return to school.

Our club meets the third Wednesday of the month at the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce, with a social hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. followed by a program at 6 p.m.

We hope you will visit our club and consider being part of this dedicated and sincere group of women who will guide and mentor you as well as build long-time friendships.  I encourage you to become part of this international effort of helping women.

Your voice can make a difference locally and globally.

With Sincere Gratitude,

Trish Leonard, IOM*
President 2019-2021

*Institute of Organizational Management Chamber Designation

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