Each year the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley hosts a Women In Service luncheon honoring outstanding women volunteers throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.  We celebrate the contributions each dynamic volunteer makes to their non profit organization that share Zonta's mission.


The Carmen Sarro Award

"for Improving the Status of Women through Community Service" 

Carmen Sarro is the epitome of the spirit of volunteerism among Zonta members of the Santa Clarita Valley.

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.

Carmen was a two time president of the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita, a charter member of the Canyon Theater Guild, President of the Santa Clarita Arts Council and active in numerous charities including the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Foundation, the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center and the Boys & Girls Club of the Santa Clarita Valley.

Virtual Women In Service Event - May 15, 2021

Join us as we honor 17 amazing women who are working to improve the lives of women and girls in Santa Clarita Valley.  One of these women will be selected as the Carmen Sarro Award recipient.

The nominees for 2021 are:

  • Jasmine Renae Ball - Samuel Dixon Family Health Center
  • Nancy Barker - Assistance League of Santa Clarita
  • Mimi Baum - Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Auxiliary
  • Dawn Begley - WiSH Education Foundation
  • Marianne Cederlind - Carousel Ranch
  • Janet Cheveres - Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation
  • Julia Estrada - Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club
  • Holly Feneht - Circle of Hope
  • Debra Fishburn - Child & Family Center
  • Teri Gaudioso - Fostering Youth Independence
  • Ginny Gregor - AAUW of Santa Clarita Valley
  • Kim Kurowski - Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley
  • Betty Neff - Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center
  • Sheril Porter - Single Mothers Outreach
  • Jennifer Puleo - Bridge to Home
  • Liz Seipel - Santa Clarita Corps, Salvation Army
  • Mary Varner - Henry Mayo Newhall Home Tour League

SCVZonta Club is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Zonta's Women in Service Celebration
Time: May 15, 2021 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 996 4290 4223
Passcode: 134002



Event attendance costs contribute to raising funds to help us advocate and empower women and girls. The nominees being recognized at our free virtual Women in Service event demonstrate that advocacy in their service work. Zonta has continued to do service work to help women and girls locally and worldwide during this pandemic.

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