Zonta Club of SCV – Empowering the lives of women through service and advocacy
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley President, Barbara Meyer, and nine club members will be traveling to Kauai, HI for a Zonta District 9 Conference from October 3–October 6, 2019. They will join members from 25 clubs located in five states – Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah – via special travel rates offered by American Airlines. In addition to informative Breakout Sessions to share ideas and learn new approaches to become better clubs, Zontians will continue to celebrate Zonta International’s upcoming centennial anniversary in November 2019. The mission is to “empower women worldwide”; the goal is to achieve equality of women and men worldwide.
Zonta Club’s LUNAFEST screening on Friday evening, September 13, 2019 was a to a filled house at Canyon Theater Guild! Intermission was filled with exciting chatter about the first four screenings. To quote an attendee, which says it all- “Congratulations on another highly successful LUNAFEST! The annual film festival, which features films by women that are about women, presented eight thought provoking shorts on such topics as grief, relationships, death/afterlife, immigration, loneliness, coming of age, LGBTQ, and reaching for your dreams. A great night to share with dynamic and impassioned women!”
Funds received from this event will help support the following Club’s programs, projects, scholarships and grants:
Girls Robotics, mentors girls eight to 14 to encourage interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields; LifeForward Workshops – designed to empower women and teens, offer topics to increase confidence and provide self-sufficiency; “Say No to Violence Against Women” – seven red dress display representing seven women’s lives lost to domestic violence n 2015-2016; Domestic Violence Court Advocacy – help victims work through restraining orders and court system; Scholarships – Young Women in Public Affairs (age 16-19) who exhibit leadership in public policy and volunteer services; Women in Technology pursuing Information Technology degrees; Jane M. Klausman Women in Business – undergraduate or graduate college students pursuing careers in business; Virginia Wrage Memorial – mature women’s career transition following a life-changing event; and Community Grants, local community non-profit organization projects sharing Zonta’s mission.
For Zonta information, contact Phyllis Walker at 661-251-1172 or www.scvzonta.org.
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