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08 Zonta Club of Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Brochure


									WHAT IS ZONTA INTERNATIONAL?                            opportunities for our youth in High Schools to
ZONTA SYMBOL                                            develop leadership skills, to explore career
The name Zonta is a Sioux Indian word meaning           alternatives, and to improve international
Honest and Trustworthy. The symbol is a                 understanding through service projects. Since its
combination of several Sioux Indian symbols             charter, the Abbotsleigh Z Club has continued its
                                                                                                                          Established in Buffalo New York 1919
 - Inspiration                                          support of Carrie’s Place, a women’s refuge in
 - Loyalty                                              Maitland; selling Rose Badges to raise funds, and
 - To Carry Together                                    community awareness of the need for elimination of
 - Shelter - Service                                    domestic violence; plus a number of other projects.
 - Honest & Trustworthy                                 The aim of the Z Club is to encourage the “Leaders
Zonta Flower – Yellow Rose                              of the Future”.
Zonta Colours – Gold and Mahogany                       If your school is interested in being involved in a Z
                                                        Club, please contact Carroll on 0405 558 660.
The Objects of Zonta International are:
* To provide service at the global and local level.
                                                        WANT TO KNOW MORE?
                                                        If you are an executive in your business or
* To improve the legal, political, economic             profession who would like to encourage other
  educational, health and professional status of        women to pursue success in their careers...........
                                                        If you would like to help women more effectively in
* To work for the advancement of understanding          your community and around the world ...........
  goodwill and peace through a world fellowship of
  executives in business and the professions.           If you would like to share friendship and fellowship,
                                                        meet interesting people in a variety of
* To promote justice and universal respect for          occupations..........
  human rights and fundamental freedoms.
                                                        If you would like to build and share your leadership
* To be united internationally to foster high ethical
  standards, to implement service programs and to
                                                        & communication skills in a supportive                     FOR WOMEN WITH A GLOBAL VISION
  provide mutual support for members who serve
  their communities, their nation and the universe.
                                                        We would encourage you to find out more about             * Service                            * Networking
    1300 Zonta Clubs in 69 countries/regions                the Zonta Club of Hornsby Ku-ring-gai                 * Personal Development               * Fellowship
        33000 Zontians around the world                         And Zonta International.
              making a difference
                                                        To ensure professional diversity within each                            WHO ARE WE?
WHEN DO WE MEET?                                        club, Zonta membership is by invitation only.
The Zonta Club of Hornsby Ku-ring-gai meets for
                                                        For information on:                                     * The Zonta Club of Hornsby Ku-ring-gai is a
Dinner with speakers on the 2nd Wednesday of
                                                        * Guest attendance at Dinner Meetings                     Service Club, contributing to the Hornsby
each month.
                                                        * Prospective member nights                               Ku-ring-gai Community since 1980.
Each member has the opportunity to contribute their
individual ideas and skills at the meetings.            * Other club functions
                                                                                                                * We are part of Zonta International: A Global
                                                        CONTACT:        The President                             Organisation of executives and professionals
ABBOTSLEIGH Z CLUB                                                      Zonta Club of Hornsby Ku-ring-gai         working together to Advance the Status of
The Zonta Club of Hornsby Ku-ring-gai is very proud                     PO Box 161, Gordon NSW 2072               Women Worldwide through Service and
to sponsor the Z Club at Abbotsleigh, which is an all                    E:             Advocacy
girls’ school. The Abbotsleigh Z Club was chartered
                                                        Zonta District 24
in November 2004. The Z Club Program is one of
                                                                                                                * The Zonta Club of Hornsby Ku-ring-gai is part
Zonta International’s service projects which provides       Zonta International Website:
                                                                                                                  of Zonta District 24 covering NSW & ACT.
WHAT DO WE DO?                                            * Advancing the Status of Women through Action    * Young Women in Public Affairs Award for
* Club Meetings, projects & activities which promote        and Advocacy                                       High School students to encourage young women
   the Zonta ideals of Service, Fellowship,                                                                    to pursue careers and seek leadership in public
                                                          ZONTA LOCAL SERVICE
   Networking & Personal Development for women.                                                                policy, government and volunteer organisations.
                                                          Funds raised for:
* Dinner Meetings with interesting speakers are                                                             * Young Performers’ Encouragement Award for
                                                          * Breast Care Cushions for women and men             students [age 14–24 years] wishing to pursue a
   held once a month
                                                            diagnosed with breast cancer                       career in performing arts.
* We support local and international projects with
   fundraising                                            * Breast cancer research                          * Woman of Achievement Award Recognising a
ZONTA INTERNATIONAL SERVICE                               * Medical Equipment for Hornsby Hospital for         Woman in the Community for her service to the
The 2008-2010 Programs seek to improve the legal,           health needs of women and children                 community
political, economic, educational, and/or health status    * Mercy Family Centre Short Term Housing          OTHER ACTIVITIES
of women in developing countries or countries in            Program for families in need                    * Interesting guest speakers at dinner meetings
                                                          * Anglicare Counselling Programs for young        * Special Speaker Forums
* Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV         children who have been abused / neglected       * Special Seminars for Women
   in Rwanda UNICEF                                                                                         * Musical Soirees
                                                          * The Paralympics
* Safe Cities for Women in Guatemala City,                                                                  * International Women's Day Breakfast
                                                          * Jacaranda Program at Royal North Shore          * Recognition of Young Women in Public
   Guatemala & San Salvador, El Salvador UNIFEM
                                                            Hospital for women who are child sexual            Affairs Award Presentation Dinners
* Reduction of Obstetric Fistula in Liberia within the      assault survivors
   context of Maternal and Newborn Health UNFPA                                                             * Recognition of Recipients of Woman of
                                                          * Ku-ring-gai Meals on Wheels                        Achievement Award, President’s Award and the
* Ending Violence Against Women through                                                                        Young Performer Encouragement Award
                                                          * Macquarie University Special Education
   Community Action in Cambodia UNIFEM                                                                         Presentation Dinners
* Combating Physical Violence against Women in                                                              * Christmas Functions
                                                          * Dalmar Homes
   supporting the implementation of protective and                                                          * Birthday lunches
   anti-discriminatory laws and policies in Egypt         * Jacaranda Lodge at Adventist Hospital           * Fellowship lunches
   UNIFEM                                                 * Alzheimers Association                          * Sponsoring Abbotsleigh Z Club
* Community-based centre for housing and                  * Youth Insearch                                  WHAT TYPE OF FUNDRAISING
   rehabilitation of women victims of violence in Syria   * Cancer Council                                  All members have busy lives, so fund raising is often
   UNIFEM.                                                * Fusion                                          combined with other activities eg. fellowship
Plus Education and Leadership Development                 * Ku-ring-gai Willoughby Life Education           functions - dinners, breakfasts, film nights, seminars,
Programs                                                                                                    wine & cheese tastings, etc
                                                          * Merrymakers
* Amelia Earhart SchoIarships - for post- graduate                                                          WHO ARE OUR MEMBERS?
                                                          * Technical Aid to the Disabled
   study in aerospace related science.                                                                      Zonta is a classified organization, which ensures
                                                          * UNIFEM                                          that members are derived from a wide variety of
* Jane Klausman Scholarships - for girls studying in
                                                          * UNICEF                                          occupations.
   the final years of a business degree
                                                          * Fistula Hospital in Addis Ababa                 To be eligible, members should be or have been
* Young Women in Public Affairs Award - to                                                                  involved in a recognised business or profession, in a
   encourage young girls into pubIic or political life.   * Women of East Timor - Workshops to assist
                                                                                                            decision-making capacity. However, if unsure,
ZONTA'S FOCUS FOR SERVICE                                   Pradet Timor Loro S’ae in medical & forensic
                                                                                                            please contact the President.
                                                            examinations and presentation of evidence in
* Scholarships for talented women                                                                           Some of the classifications in our club membership
                                                            court in Dili, East Timor
* Self-help programs for women                                                                              are:
                                                          * President’s Award for Mature age students       * Administration : Finance : Legal : Health and Allied
* Prevention of violence against women and children         attending Hornsby TAFE to return to workforce     Health professionals : Teaching : Marketing &
                                                                                                              Public Relations : Performing Arts : Child Care

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