Zonta announces 2024 Women with a Vision Scholarship!

The Zonta Club of Janesville’s Women with a Vision Scholarship is now open.  The scholarship will be awarded to a woman who is a single mother who intends to pursue an education that will empower her to attain employment that produces family sustaining wages at either Blackhawk Technical College or The University of Wisconsin- Whitewater.    Applications are due  June 1, 2024 for an applicant beginning school in the Fall.  Click on the attachment._2024 Application form for Zonta Women with a Vision Scholarship.docx

Email  janesville_president@zontadistrict6.org  for more information.

The Young Women in Public Affairs Award/Scholarship, due March 15, 2024

YWPAPoster 2024

Young women ages 16-19, for  who demonstrate strong leadership skills and a commitment to public service and civic causes should apply for the Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Scholarship.  The Zonta Club and Janesville and Zonta International recognize that women are underrepresented in public leadership and in the workforce.  This award acknowledges the young women with a passion for public and civic service and encourages them to continue their participation in public and political life.

The award at the club level is $500.  Awardees are placed into consideration at the district level and then at the international level where the award is $5,000.

The fillable application, description, recommendation form, and verification form are attached.

The due date is March 15, 2024.  Applications must be typed and should be sent to Jane Thompson, gowisconsinglobal@gmail.com, or hard copy/mail:

Jane Thompson

C/O Zonta Janesville

PO Box 481

Janesville, WI 53547

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April Meeting

We will meet April 2nd at the Woman’s Club.

Dinner/Social time begins at 5:30, program at 6:00, short meeting at 7:30.

Our program will be Karen Smith, Area 2 Director, Zonta District 6.

Please email janesville_president@zontadistrict6.org if you would like to attend as a guest.

International Women’s Day “Upon Whose Shoulders Do You Stand”

Join us on Friday, March 8th, 4:30-7:00 p.m. to celebrate the women who

have blazed a trail for other women.   The event will be held at the Woman’s Club, 108 S. Jackson Street, Janesville.

Speakers include:

Dr. Jill Cousino, DO
Amiee Leavy, YWCA of Rock County Racial Justice Director
Denise Webb, Co-owner Hagan CPA
Jamie Karns, Executive Director of the Leadership Development Academy
Regina Dunkin, Beloit City Council President
Following the speakers, the audience is welcome to share their stories of women upon whose shoulders they stand.
 The event is free. Light light hors d’oeuvers, wine, water will be served.

Zonta at Basics Cooperative’s Super Tuesday

Basics Cooperative in Janesville graciously allows non-profits to set up an information table on one of their busiestdays of the month.  It was great talking Zonta with customers.

 

March meeting

The March 5th meeting begins at 5:30 with dinner and social time; a program featuring the United Way Blackhawk Region begins at 6:00, and a short meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.

The meeting is that the Woman’s Club, 108 S. Jackson Street.

Zonta “Zoomers” to perform in the 16:49 Lip Sync Battle

Support the Zonta Zoomers as we perform another selection from Menopause the Musical in the 16:49 Lip Sync Battle!

16:49 refers the the number of hours and minutes between the end of a school day and the start of the next day – a period of time where homeless students have no access to services or shelter.

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Zonta Zoomers