Women’s Right to Vote

By Darleen Lyons | August 8, 2020

The 19th Amendment guaranteed all American women the right to vote. August 26, 1920 is a day in women’s history that we need to acknowledge and remember. The U.S. Secretary of State, Bainbridge Colby, certified the 19th amendment on that day. It was 72 years after women’s suffrage started. The Seneca Falls Convention was the…

Remembering Gloria Barrett

By Darleen Lyons | August 4, 2020

Gloria Barrett 1931-2020 Gloria Barrett lived her life by the words of the Zonta Collect, “And O Lord, God, let us forget not to be kind.” Gloria was a professional woman with many, many talents. But when asked what people remember about her, to the person they say “she was always so kind!” She loved…

Dr. Sharon Langenbeck becomes Zonta International President

By Darleen Lyons | July 18, 2020

  Dr. Sharon Langenbeck, member of the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley, was installed as Zonta International President on July 17, 2020.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Zonta International Convention to be held in Chicago, was cancelled.  However, thanks to virtual media, Zontians from around the world were able to watch the installation of…

Zonta Club of SCV Awards, Scholarships & Grants

By Darleen Lyons | July 17, 2020

The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley awarded scholarships to outstanding applicants.  These awards are usually presented at the annual Awards Night program.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions this year, processing and award presentation were all completed virtually – via e-mail and Zoom. This is the first public announcement. Three young women share the Club’s Young…