Service Awards 2016-2017 The following organizations have been selected to receive Service Awards within the 2016-2017 Calendar year: THANKS TO THE GENEROSITY OF OUR CLUB SUPPORTERS, WE ARE ABLE TO PROVIDE FUNDS FOR THE FOLLOWING COMMUNITY SERVICES: PREVENTION FOCUS SUPPER CLUB...Read More
Ken-Ton Bee 01/04/2017 Zonta Club of Kenmore to present awards The Zonta Club of Kenmore will present awards to candidates in the following categories: Graduating female seniors who reside in the Village of Kenmore or Town of Tonawanda, attend an accredited high school, and...Read More
Advancing the Status of Women Worldwide
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. I such a world, no woman lives in fear of violence.
Founded in 1919 in Buffalo, New York, Zonta Internationial has grown to include more than 1,200 clubs in 66 countries with more than 31,000 members.
Zonta plays an important role in the United Nations and currently holds Non-Governmental Organization status. In addition, Zonta has been granted consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council, UNICEF, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, and the Council of Europe. Zonta mantains active representatives at United Nations sites in Geneva, New York, Paris, and Vienna. Zonta International enhoys a special partnership with the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM).
The Zonta Club of Kenmore was founded in 1925 and is committed to serve in a leadership role in order to carry forth the vision and mission of Zonta International and the District 4 Board. The organization strives to be relevant by addressing and supporting the changing needs of women locally in the Ken-Ton community and throughout the world. This will be accomplished by engaging members in service, advocacy, education, and resource development.