The Zonta Club of the Coos Bay Area
The Zonta Club of the Coos Bay Area was chartered in 1953 and has grown to include over 80 women throughout Coos County. Our club has raised and distributed over $240,000 in just the last 10 years. Our fundraising events include: Chocolate Sales at local festivals & our Annual Celebrity Dinner & Silent Auction. We enjoy each other's company, while contributing in a positive way to our community and advancing the status of women worldwide.
Zonta Says No Summit-November 20th
SAY NO SUMMIT: The Coos Bay Zonta Club Advocacy Committee is inviting everyone to the Say No Summit scheduled for November 20th, at the Red Lion. Our keynote speaker is Amanda Marshall, U.S. Attorney General for the State of Oregon. Attached is the registration form, as well as the summit schedule. In addition to Amanda Marshall, there will be four panel discussions: The Causes of Gender Violence and How We Can Break The Cycle; How to Shift the Paradigm of Gender Violence; Sharing Various Perspectives on Gender Violence in Our Community; and Sharing Community Needs and Resources and Discussing Solutions. We are very fortunate to have a number of community leaders who will participate during the day. If you are not able to attend for the entire day, there are some other options listed on the registration form.
Zonta International seeks to: improve the legal, political, economic, health, educational and professional status of women through service and advocacy; work for the advancement of understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of executives in business and the professions; promote justice and universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms; be united internationally to foster high ethical standards, implement service programs, and provide mutual support and fellowship for members who serve their communities, their nations, and the world.
Zontians are executives and professionals decision-making positions willing to contribute to improving the legal, political, educational, professional, economic and health status of women. Each club includes members from a variety of occupations and professions. To ensure professional diversity within each club, Zonta membership is by invitation.
Luncheon meetings are held on the first and third Fridays of each month at the Red Lion Hotel in Coos Bay, Oregon. To learn more about us and how you might join one of the strongest, most active service clubs promoting the advancement of women, come be our guest for lunch.