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Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley Events

 

  • Celebrity Tribute
  • Women In Service
  • LunaFest
  • Other Events

 

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  • Past Highlights

Celebrity Tribute

Zonta Tribute 2014 logo

Tickets $125.00

Menu Choice
Attendee Name

Please add your attendees individually, including menu choice and attendee name.

Sponsorship Payment can be found below under the Sponsorship Opportunities
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DATE: November 7, 2014
TIME: 6:00 PM
PLACE: Hyatt Regency Valencia

24500 Town Center Drive
Valencia, CA 91355

Contact Information:

Laura Peckham, 2014 Tribute Chair
tribute@scvzonta.org

Dianne Curtis

Dianne Curtis

Dianne Curtis is the Owner and President of Canyon Bulk, Inc., a trucking and construction company. Dianne is also the immediate past president of Zonta International, a global volunteer organization dedicated to advancing the status of women through service advocacy.

Cheri Fleming

Cheri Fleming is the dealer principal and owner of Valencia Acura. Cheri is the current President of Soroptimist International of the Americas, a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

Each year the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita pays tribute to outstanding community members who have made a significant difference in the lives women and girls. This year, we have selected two remarkable women who have not only made a significant difference here in Santa Clarita, but who have also made a difference globally. This year we are honored to celebrate two local women with global impact, Dianne Curtis and Cheri Fleming.

Dianne and Cheri have a lot in common…they are both wives, mothers, grandmothers, successful business owners in male dominated fields, dedicated volunteers and have both served as President of global volunteer organizations seeking to improve the lives of women. Dianne Curtis is the Owner and President of Canyon Bulk, Inc., a trucking and construction company. Dianne is also the immediate past president of Zonta International, a global volunteer organization dedicated to advancing the status of women through service advocacy. Cheri Fleming is the dealer principal and owner of Valencia Acura. Cheri is the current President of Soroptimist International of the Americas, a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

We invite you to further our community by supporting this event that pays tribute to Dianne and Cheri. Buy a table or two! Take out an ad in the event program! Make a donation to our ever exciting live auction! Bid to improve the lives of women and girls in the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond! And please, attend this event which promises to be a fun and elegant evening of inspiration. We anticipate a full house as we honor these professional and caring community leaders and volunteers, Dianne and Cheri.

Tribute Title Sponsor

$7500

Premium Table for 10
1 bottle each- champagne, red and white wine
Ad on back cover of Tribute Journal
Recognition at the event, on event signage, on the Zonta website, and in all press and advertising
Sponsor Contact Name & Phone

Note: Please make sure that you fill in the name and phone number of the sponsor's representative so we can get the food choice for the table, the company logo, and the program ad information.

#1
Table Sponsor
$5,000

  • Premium Table for 10
  • Full page ad in Tribute Journal
  • Recognition at the event, on event signage, on the Zonta website, and in all press and advertising
Sponsor Contact Name & Phone

#2
Table Sponsor
$2,500

  • Table for 10
  • Half page ad in the Tribute Journal
  • Recognition at the event, on event signage, and on the Zonta website
Sponsor Contact Name & Phone

#3
Table Sponsor
$1,750

  • Table for 10
  • Quarter page ad in the Tribute Journal
  • Recognition at the event, on event signage, and on the Zonta website
Sponsor Contact Name & Phone

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

Please contact tribute@scvzonta.org if you are interested in one of these sponsorship opportunities

  • Live Auction Item (must be valued > $500)
  • Silent Auction Item (must be valued >$50)
  • Program ad
    (prices vary, please contact us)
*Deadline for inclusion in the program - October 1, 2014

The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita, founded in 1974, is a dynamic organization of women working together to advance the status of women through service, advocacy and awareness. We do this by donating our time and the money we raise to service projects, scholarships, and grants aimed at enriching the lives of girls and women.

The Zonta Club of SCV is a proud member of Zonta International. Through Zonta International, we organize and perform international service projects and have representation in the United Nations.

Local Service Projects

LifeForward- free monthly workshops designed to empower women, covering topics aimed at supporting economic confidence, promoting independence and enabling self-sufficiency.

Girls Robotics- Girls ages 11 – 14 learn to design, program and control Lego Mindstorm Robots. Our team is designed to foster interest and develop skills in science, technology, engineering and math.

Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Program- trained advocates are provided to support victims working their way through the court system.

Zonta Says No- an annual awareness campaign in our community, designed to raise awareness and increase actions to end violence against women and girls.

Scholarships

Young Women in Public Affairs- undergraduate awards to women committed to leadership in public policy and volunteer organizations.

Jane M. Klauseman Women in Business - undergraduate and graduate awards to women pursuing degrees in business.

Grants

Virginia Wrage Memorial Fund- grants to women over the age of forty following a life changing event.

Community Grants- grants to local organizations aligned with our mission. Past recipients have included the SCV Domestic Violence Center, Girl Scouts, Single Mothers Outreach, and The Child and Family Center.

2013 Tax Notation:

The amount of a ticket to the 2013 Tribute event which is deductible for federal income tax purposes is limited to the excess over the value of the goods or services provided by the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley Foundation. The tax-deductible portion of your ticket is $75.00

On behalf of all those whom we serve, we thank you for your consideration and support.

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Highlights of some of the past events!

2009 2013

2013 - Awesome Elegance Honoring Marlee Lauffer!

Marlee Laffer Feted At Zonta Club Of SCV Tribute Dinner

Tue, 11/12/2013 - 11:18am  |  Michele E. Buttelman
KHTS  -  Santa Clarita News

It was an evening of laughter, tears and fundraising in the Santa Clarita Valley as Marlee Lauffer, senior vice president of marketing and communications at Newhall Land, was celebrated for her "Awesome Elegance" at the 29th annual Zonta Tribute Dinner hosted by the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley.

The annual tribute dinner chose Lauffer to honor for her years of service to the SCV. Read more...

 

  • Auctioneer Carl Kanowsky with Wine

  • Auctioneer Carl Kanowsky with wine

  • Catherine sings to Marlee

  • Catherine with her uncle

  • Cheri and Dianne laughing

  • Cheri and Dianne with lips

  • Certificate from the City for Marlee

  • Singing Duet

  • Elizabeth Hopp

  • Greg McWilliams

  • Linda Rose Speaking

  • Marlee and Greg McWilliams

  • Marlee at the podium

  • Marlee hugs Catherine

  • Marlee laughing

  • Marlee with Catherine and brother

  • Marlee with Catherine

  • Marlee with Officials

  • Marlee's table laughing

  • Marlee and Catherine

  • Marlee's brother

  • Michelle and Cherise at the mic

  • Pouring wine at Marlee's table

  • Rose making a toast

  • Part of the night's entertainment

  • The decorated table

  • Terry and Jo Ann

2009 - Now Spit!

Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley honors Dr. Alan Barbakow at 2009 annual Tribute dinner, raising funds to support community service projects.

 

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Women In Service Celebration

 
The Carmen Sarro Award

"for Improving the Status of Women through Community Service"
Carmen Sarro

Each year, Zonta invites other community service organizations to nominate one of their own members who has contributed to the improvement of the status of women through volunteer service to their organization. Each nominee is recognized at our annual "Women in Service" (formerly "Status of Women") Celebration in early Spring. Our committee selects one of the nominees to receive the coveted "Carmen Sarro Award" for outstanding community service.

Women in Service Celebration
Saturday, March 8, 2014

Robinson Ranch Clubhouse

 

 

 

Information, event details, and reservations for the 2014 brunch.

 

2014 Invitation
2014 Reservation Form
Fillable Word     Fillable PDF

Information for your organization to honor a volunteer by recognizing her in 2014!

 

2014 Nomination Form

 

Online Payment

 

2014 Press Release

Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley invites your organization to participate in our 30th annual Women in Service Celebration brunch scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the Robinson Ranch Golf Club.  This program allows organizations in our community to recognize women throughout the valley who, through their leadership, have made a difference.

All honorees will be considered for the "Carmen Sarro Community Service Award"..  The award recognizes and celebrates the life of our dear member, Carmen Sarro, who had such a positive impact on the people and organizations in the Santa Clarita Valley. 

The nomination form is available online, so you can download it and e-mail it to Chris Miller, WIS Chair - email address is admiralchrism@aol.com.   Please complete it with approval from your organization, if appropriate, and return it by February 24, 2014.   Instructions are included in the online form.  Please visit www.scvzonta.org and select “Events” and then “Women in Service” to get the form.

This year, we're able to offer a new option to any organization who would like to pre-purchase one entire table that guarantees your organization to be seated together at an upgraded table location.  Your organization will also receive an advertisement in our program.  The cost for a table of 8 guests is $350.00, payable by February 10, 2014.

If you need further information, or have any questions, please call (661)252-9351, and ask for the Women in Service extension.

Chris Miller
2014 Women in Service Chair

 

 


LunafestLunaFest® SCV 2013

hosted by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley

See all the latest LUNAFEST information on our
LUNAFEST Page

 

Conference Fund Fundraiser!

J.R.'s Comedy Club

Join us for a fun night of Comedy and good company as we raise money for our conference fund!

TICKETS: $20.00

Name of Attendee

Please add attendees separately so we know who's coming!

Contact Michelle Woodfork at mwoodfo@yahoo.com to RSVP or make arrangements to pay by check. Checks made payable to " Zonta SCV"

WHERE:

J.R.'s Comedy Club
Inside Marie Calendar's
27630 the Old Road
Valencia, CA 91355

WHEN:

September 12, 2014

Shows Start at 9:00 pm arrive around 8:30 pm

 

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