2014/2015 Year in Review!

Lucy van Oldenbarneveld, Prem Grainger, Christina Hasley

Lucy van Oldenbarneveld L our MC. with co-chairs Prem Grainger, Christina Hasley

May, 2014 – Awards evening in Ottawa City Hall and our 85th year celebration with a birthday cake and the Hon Dr. Kelly Leith, Minister of Labour and Status of Women as guest speaker.

June, 2014  – Zonta sponsored Elder Abuse Awareness Day at Ottawa City Hall.  The Mayor of Ottawa attended and CBCs Rita Celli, was our MC.

July, 2014 – Successful fund raising with the Odyssey Theatre

September, 2014 – Planning  general meeting.

October, 2014 – October 22, scheduled Social Media Presentation was cancelled due to tragic events on Parliament Hill.  Zonta members met for dinner and a general meeting.

November, 2014 –  Social Media Presentation by Shawna Doyle, Director of Creative Communications, Rhapsody Communications.

What fun the Fashion Show was... Plus a success!

November, 2014 – A most successful Holiday reception for members and guests to celebrate the holiday and collecting funds for the Club’s international and local projects.

January, 2015 – Member’s Saturday morning breakfast, with special guest, Dr. Joana Rocha, Assistant Professor with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Carleton University.

February, 2015- All committees met to select winners of Zonta Awards

March, 2015 – Fashion Show to celebrate International Women’s Day

Zonta President, Prem Grainger is presented the 2015 Zontian Award by Pat Dunne (R) and Susan Smith (L)

March meeting – Information evening, special guest Sister Pauline Gagné, from PACT as well as the video showing of the CBC Film “Silence of the Labs.”

April, 2015 – Annual General Meeting

May, 2015 – Annual Awards Reception