Upcoming Events: 

NOTE:  Application forms for the Young Women in Public Affairs and the Jean M. Coon Awards are now online and available.  See  Awards Program

  • February 22 – Orientation for both regular members and all  new members.  This evening will be held at the home of Annegret Uhthoff.  (See Zonta Directory)

NOTE:  Our Zonta Awards deadlines are drawing near.  Be sure to check our Zonta Awards Pages.  Here is the poster for our Zonta New Immigrant award.

Please check our social media feeds or send email for more information

 

Overview

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Members of Zonta are executives or professionals in a recognized business, institution, or profession who are willing to support the objectives of Zonta.

Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy. Today there are more than 30,000 members belonging to more than 1,200 Zonta Clubs in 63 countries and geographic areas, The Ottawa Club was founded in 1929.

Yellow Rose, the Official Flower of Zonta

The Yellow Rose is the Official Flower of Zonta

Among the first Canadian Zontians:  Agnes Macphail, first woman to be elected to Parliament; Senator Cairine Wilson, first woman senator; and Senator Muriel McQueen Fergusson, first female Speaker of the Senate.

The Club meets once a month for a dinner meeting, usually on the fourth Wednesday of the month.  All members are expected to join committees and participate in meetings, activities and events.

ZCO Awards Crowd May25 2016-cropped
Fashion Show Guests and MC 2016-cropped
ZCO Past President Prem Grainger May25 2016-cropped
ManUp Guys w RedBlacks Cheer Team May 2016-cropped
Lynda Pearson, L, receiving well-earned recognition for serving Zonta for 50 years. The club's Zonta Award was presented by Marjorie Lavin, Disctict 2 Governor.
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Fashion Show Cocktails May 2016-cropped
Fashion Show Appetizers 2016-cropped
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ManUp Poster 2016-cropped
Local Pathfinders at Awards May25 2016-cropped
Fashion Show Attendees May 2016-cropped
Other ManUp Posters 2016-cropped
ManUp at Fashion Show (May5 2016)-cropped
ZCO Past President Susie Smith May25 2016-cropped
ZCO Past President Susie Smith May25 2016-cropped

Zonta International

Be sure to see the UN and Zonta page under Zonta International.  Important information is updated often.

Zontacler

The Zontacler deadline is the 7th of the month