Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley provides various scholarships for women and girls. Each year, the club’s Virginia Wrage Memorial Fund provides scholarships to deserving women over 40 years of age who live in the Santa Clarita Valley community. The club is honored to assist these praiseworthy women in the name of Virginia Wrage. After…

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Honoring Zonta’s History Written by Lois Bauccio Thanks to Nickie Bonner for help in writing this article We Zontians love our yellow rose, don’t we? It’s our most precious gift for one another. We give it to new members. We give it to honored leaders and esteemed guests and present it to celebrate achievements. It’s…

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Rose Day is celebrated along with International Women’s Day as a time to reflect and give tribute to the women who have empowered you. Officially recognized by the United Nations in 1977, International Women’s Day first emerged from the activities of labor movements at the turn of the twentieth century in North America and across Europe. To…

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In Memoriam Pat Allen 1932 – 2021 By Lois Bauccio Pat Allen was the ultimate Zontian. She was a person who loved life in every possible way. She loved her family, her community, and her country. She loved her friends from Santa Clarita and San Fernando, Canyon High Football, all dogs, Elvis, and a million other…

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We Zontians look to our mothers as an inspiration. They helped us to grow into strong, independent women. Many of us have brought our mothers to events and meetings. Over the years, there has been no more inspirational mother than Judy Penman’s mom, Dorothy Tucker. We named her “First Mom” during Judy’s presidential term, because…

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Do you know who these beautiful ladies are? 3 of these women are still members of the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley, and many of you remember the 4th. ANSWER: From left to right, they are Victoria Oren, Sharon Langenbeck (Zonta International President 2020-22), Nancy Albrecht Tucker and Dianne Curtis (Zonta International President 2010-12).…

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EXEMPLIFYING SERVICE TO ZONTA When Fran Fiel’s name was suggested to the Zontian of the Year Committee, a committee made up of the recipients of the award for the previous three years, she was the hands down winner. During the year, it seemed that Fran was everywhere: helping the Foundation, serving on numerous committees and…

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  November was a BIG month for us! Zonta Club of SCV celebrated its 46th birthday on November 14th. And then, 11 days later, we launched our 16 Days of Activism. A “Zonta Says No” banner was prominently displayed on McBean Parkway at Sunset Hills Drive. We wore our orange shirts to signify Zonta’s “Orange the…

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During the 16 Days of Activism, all Zonta clubs and districts are encouraged to take part in the “Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women” campaign and to take local, national and international actions to influence the making and implementation of laws. The campaign also aims to change gender-based attitudes and behaviors so that we…

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