Zonta Club of Alpena

Services

President: Sharon Kirkpatrick

Club Charter Date: 1978

Some of our local service projects have included the following:

Scholarships and Awards at local high schools, Sault College and Algoma University

Rose Day– in March every year our club recognizes local women who have made a difference in our community with a yellow rose

Literacy– A Million Pencils for Afghanistan, Read Write Now campaign, Journals for Berton House

and Women in Crisis, Do I Need to See the Doctor? distribution of books

Support for Shelters and Women’s Organizations– Gardening at the Shelter, Breton House, Phoenix Rising, Women in Crisis (Algoma) Inc.

Women’s Health– purchase of mammography machine at Group Health Centre and fetal monitor at Sault Area Hospital, Breast health awareness campaign, Ovarian cancer awareness campaign, Days for Girls hygiene kits, Breast Cancer Comfort pillows

 

Some of our fundraisers which support our service projects have included the following:

  • Bon Soop mugs for sale during the Bon Soo Winter Carnival in February
  • Speaker Events– Sally Armstrong, Margaret Trudeau, Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, author of I Shall Not Hate, Michelle Audette with Sisters in Spirit
  • Purses, Pies and Pinot– a fundraiser in support of Zonta service projects and Ovarian Cancer Canada