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Welcome to the website of the Zonta Club of Elmira. Our club is one of the charter clubs of Zonta International, which was originally formed in 1919. Zonta Club of Elmira is proud to own its own house. "Zonta House" is located at 742 West First Street, Elmira, NY. We have our meetings and many of our fundraising and service events at this house.
Card Party and Luncheon – Saturday, February 27th, 2016
International Dinner – March 19th, 2016
- This year’s dinner will highlight the foods of Romania
Events and Activities
Public Dinners – each month, usually on the first Tuesday
Save the dates: February 9th, March 8th, May 10th
- Come play trivia at the Zonta House! Held on the first Friday of each month and hosted by DJ Torgo of Torgo Entertainment. $10 per person includes pizza, beverages, and snacks.
Reading Events for Children
Tea Party for Children
Formal Tea Party
Status of Women – Tuesday, April 12, 2016
- This event includes a catered dinner and a speaker who will discuss an issue of importance to women today
Readings by Women Who Write
- Readings by talented local writers of poetry and prose
Zonta Award Dinner – Tuesday, June 14, 2016
- At this event we have a dinner and congratulate the young women and men who are winners of our annual scholastic awards and the winner of our soaring camp gift.
Spotlight on Talent
- Participants from preschool to adult showcase their talents in dance, vocal, instrumental, and acting categories and compete for cash prizes and trophies.
Additional Fundraising Activities
Ida V. Shop – open spring through early winter
- located behind the house, this an upscale secondhand shop which specializes in gently used antiques and glassware items. Proceeds from the shop contribute to the maintenance of our house.
Tops Market gift cards – all year
- Pay face value for gift cards to this grocery store and 5 cents from every dollar spent go to our club
Miles of Pennies – all year
- We collect spare change at all events and donate the money to a worthy cause
Gertrude Hawk chocolate sale – November
Holiday Cookie Sale - December
Member Meetings and Lunches
Business Meetings (for members only) – Tuesday evenings
- January 26, February 23, March 22, April 26
Lunches at the Zonta House – Tuesdays at noon
- January 19, February 16, March 15, April 19
Board Meetings – as scheduled
Committee Meetings – as scheduled
Annual Meeting Dinner – May 24, 2016
Annual Picnic and Unbirthday Party – Tuesday, June 28, 2016