Zonta is an international service organization working to advance the status of women through service and advocacy. Members of Zonta Clubs are actively engaged or have experience in a decision-making capacity in a recognized business or profession.
If you are a professional or a business executive and you are interested in becoming a member of a Zonta Club in District 15, complete this form.
* Dues - new members joining between June 1 - Nov 30: District dues $20.00. International dues $83.00 plus $15.00 application fee. (payable in U.S.D.)
* Dues - new members joining between Dec 1 - May 1: District dues $10.00. International dues $43.00 plus $15.00 application fee. (payable in U.S.D.)
* Individual club dues may also be collected.
Members in District 15 provide service to both their local and international communities through a wide range of service projects and events. Click here to learn more about Who We Are
Zonta International seeks to advance the status of women worldwide by improving the legal, political, economic,
educational, health and professional status of women at the global and local levels through service and advocacy.
District 15 Governor
To view pictures from Karen's installation in Torino, Italy and the Governor's Reception, click here.
The District 15 Club 2012-2014 Service Recognition Award Winners
This award was developed by the International Service Committee to recognize outstanding service projects undertaken by Zonta clubs and districts which benefit women in the local community. The District is encouraged to submit district service projects to the International Service Committee for consideration. Each district may nominate one project in any of the two categories outlined in the Award guidelines. All district projects and all club project finalists submitted by the governors will be exhibited during the 2014 Zonta International Convention in Orlando, Florida.
District 15 received 15 entries!
Congratulations Winner Category 1: Service projects that improve the status of women and girls in general - improve their legal, political, economic, educational, educational, health and professional status.
Category 2: Service projects to prevent and fight violence against women and girls.
Category 1 Winner
Zonta Club of Alpena
The Zonta Club of Alpena held its first Zonta Walks for Women Breast Cancer Awareness Walk/5K Run on October 6, 2007. A total of 450 individuals participated and wore Zonta Walks for Women t-shirts. A total of $24,800 was netted and donated to Alpena Regional Medical Center and used to provide mammograms to women who can't afford them.
Over the past seven years the event has continued to grow to a total of 750 participants. Since the inception of the event, a total of $160,000 has been raised and Zontians have provided a total of 1,798 mammograms to area women.
Category 2 Winner
Zonta Club of Farmington Novi
The Zonta Club of Farmington Novi partnering with a local department store, presented a ticketed, after-hours discounted shopping event Steppin' Out In Style, including strolling supper, entertainment and raffle. Zonta's mission is conveyed through a multitude of media advertising.
All proceeds - over $435,000 since 1994 - support First Step: Project on Domestic and Sexual Violence. First Step offers women and girls a 24-hourhelp line, temporary emergency shelter, legal services, children's programs and awareness programs.
2014 is the 20th year for this event! Provided that corporate leadership maintains advocacy, the Farmington Novi Club will continue to pursue this avenue to help women and girls in their community.
Advocacy ~ District 15 Takes Action
To Raise Awareness...To Educate