Charlevoix | Who We Are

        The Zonta Club of Charlevoix Area was chartered by the Zonta Club of Petoskey, and is part of District 15, Zonta International.  The club has 39 members, 8 of whom are Charter members.  Over the years, the Club has been active in enhancing the status of women internationally and on a local level.  The Zonta Club of Charlevoix also supports leadership and educational endeavors for women, as well as provides financial support for Zonta International projects that are often in conjunction with the United Nations Committees, serving to help improve the lives of women and children worldwide. 


The Zonta Club of Charlevoix meets the ideals and mission of Zonta through annual hands-on projects including:

* Sights on Success  Free Annual Confidence-Boosting and Team Building All-Day Retreat for Middle-School Girls’

* The Mastectomy Pillow Project  Personal pillows made for breast cancer patients

*Community Information  Programs on Pertinent Women’s Issues

* Collecting Needed Items – Provided to the Women’s Resource Center and local food pantry

* Mad Hatter Tea Party – Elementary age young women and their “special person” tea

We also provide four scholarships to help women and girls advance their educational opportunities, and contribute to Zonta International to support international service projects.

Contact Us

P.O. Box 234
Charlevoix, MI.  49720

2016 Club Officers and Directors

President Beth Strawbridge
Vice President Lani Ochs
Secretary Ann Shindorf
Corresponding Secretary Kathleen Paterka
Treasurer Vel Kammermann
Director Carol Paxton
Director Nancy Hansen
Director Tammy Whitley
Director Kris Schaperkotter

District News  

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