Zonta Community Grants

The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is pleased to announce we are now seeking applications for our 2022 Community Grants for projects that support our mission. Zonta International is a worldwide service organization of business and professional women founded in 1919. Our membership is 33,000 in 66 countries. The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita…

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Young Women in Public Affairs Award

The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is seeking applicants for Zonta International’s Young Women in Public Affairs awards. Three outstanding young women will earn awards offered to women are between 16 and 19 years of age (as of April 1, 2022) who attend high schools, colleges and/or university within the Santa Clarita Valley area.…

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Virginia Wrage Memorial Scholarship

The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is now accepting applications for the annual Virginia Wrage Memorial Fund Scholarship. Virginia Wrage was a dedicated and loved Zontian, mother, and grandmother who at the age of 50, faced a family crisis that resulted in a major career change. She undertook a rigorous nine-month course and fulfilled…

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Zonta announces new scholarship

The Jo Ann Rodriguez Memorial Scholarship is named for an extraordinary member of the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley who passed away in 2019 following a brave fight with COPD. Jo Ann was passionate about her chosen profession of accounting. She did not attend college, but she took advantage of invaluable opportunities after graduating…

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Zonta honors Amelia Earhart

On January 29th, the Zonta Club of Conejo Valley Area hosted an Amelia Earhart Fellowship event in Newbury Park. One of Zonta International’s 2021 Amelia Earhart Fellowship recipients, Jenny Smith, wasn’t able to attend our conference in Costa Mesa a few months ago, so she was honored at this beautiful luncheon. Fellow Zontians from the…

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Amelia Earhart Month

AMELIA EARHART MONTH 1-31 January 2022 Each January, Zonta celebrates the life and legacy of Zontian and famed aviator Amelia Earhart. Amelia Earhart Day recognizes the day Amelia began her solo trip from Honolulu, Hawaii, to Oakland, California. Her flight on Jan 11, 1935 made her the first person to fly to the United States…

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF CHARITY

Did you know that Harvard University organized the first American fundraising drive, which raised 500 pounds? This was in 1643, before America was an official country. We were still a colony of Great Britain. There is even written documentation that in 2500BC, a mandatory tax (or ‘tithe’) to benefit the poor was first instituted by…

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Equality Day 2021

A day in Women’s History – August 26, 1920 was the day in women’s history we need to acknowledge and always remember the 19th amendment was certified by Bainbridge Colby, the Secretary of State. It was 72 years after women’s suffrage started. 26 million women were granted the ability to vote. 9 million women voted…

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Jo Ann Rodriguez Memorial Scholarship Will Be Offered in 2022

A new Zonta scholarship fund has been established by the Rodriguez family which will go to a young woman studying Business Accounting living in the Santa Clarita area. The name of Jo Ann Rodriguez will be remembered as a leader who was committed to the Zonta mission. She will be missed forever. Jo Ann Rodriguez,…

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CELEBRATING OUR SCV ZONTA HISTORY

Written by Lois Bauccio Following months and months of preparation, and amidst an atmosphere of excitement that we can only imagine, the Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley Area was chartered on Wednesday afternoon, the 20th of November, 1974. Hosting the event at the Ranch House Inn in Valencia, the Zonta Club of Burbank…

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