Zonta Club of Janesville and the 16:49 Lip Sync Battle!

Support the Zonta Zoomers (Boomers) and Project 16:49 on March 4th at 7 p.m. at JPAC  in  the 16:49 Lip Sync Battle! Donate to our team https://project1649.org/donations/zonta-club/

Come watch us perform “Change, Change, Change” from Menopause the Musical!
The non-profit Project 16:49 serves Rock County’s unaccompanied homeless teens. Project 16:49 helps homeless teens get access to the services they need to “remain in school, graduate and become self-sufficient adults”.  See https://project1649.org/ for more information.

Janesville Zontians and Bags of Hope

The Zonta Club of Janesville was out in force helping with Bags of Hope. This annual event, organized by the Janesville School District, delivers two weeks worth of groceries to 350 needy families and seniors.

This year, Zontians were proud to lend a hand.

Women with a Vision Scholarship

The Zonta Club of Janesville’s Women with a Vision Scholarship is now taking applications for the Spring Semester.

The scholarship supports 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.  The scholarship award may be used for tuition, fees and equipment required for course work. The value of the scholarship is $2500 for one year, $1250 per semester. The recipient may reapply for the scholarship in subsequent years pending successful completion of each academic year, annual submission of a written request for renewal, and an annual face-to-face interview with a representative of the Zonta Club’s Women with a Vision Committee

Attached is the application.  The deadline for the Spring Semester is December 1, 2022.  The deadline for the Fall Semester of 2023 is June 1, 2023.

2022-2023 Application form for Zonta Women with a Vision Scholarship.docx

Annual Nut Sale!!!

The Zonta club of Janesville’s fundraiser featuring Terry Lynn nuts is going on now!  You can participate in one of two ways!

  • Visit us at the Janesville Winter Market on November 19th from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.   We will have an assortment of Terry Lynn nuts…just in time for the holidays!
  • Visit our sale at https://zonta-club-jnsvl.terrilynn.com all year long!

Proceeds go to the Women with a Vision scholarship which is awarded to a single mother who intends to pursue an education that will empower her to attain employment that produces family sustaining wages.  In addition to funding tuition and fees, our club strives to provide other supportive services to ensure our scholarship recipient is able to support her family while going to school.

Thank you in advance for supporting this important scholarship!

Come Celebrate International Women’s Day!

Join us in honoring the women in your lives who have made a difference. Bring in a story to share and picture (optional) about a woman who has helped empower you, who has made a positive difference in your life. This program is free and open to all.

Beginning at 6:00pm, Vocal Soloist Jan Knutson and students from Parker Arts Academy will perform musical selections, honoring women composers and songwriters. We will share stories throughout the evening. The Hedberg Public Library will join us by presenting a display at the event.

Light refreshments will be served; the JPAC cash bar will be open.

Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 6:00pm – 8:00pm.

Janesville Performing Arts Center Gallery; 408 S. Main St., Janesville, WI.

This program is free and open to all. If you are interested in telling a story, please contact Edie Baran: ediebaran@gmail.com, or call/text 608-931-5705. We ask that your story be no longer than 5 minutes long. You may also just post your story on the display board at the event. Please visit the Janesville Zonta Facebook page for more details and to preview women’s stories.

Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.

Zonta International envisions a world in which women’s rights are recognized as human rights and every woman is able to achieve her full potential.

In such a world, women have access to all resources and are represented in decision-making positions on an equal basis with men.

In such a world, no woman lives in fear of violence.  For more information about the ZONTA of Janesville, email janesville_president@zontadistrict6.org or message us on Facebook!