Our Icon is Making its Mark!

At the 10th International Creative Media Awards, the Zonta International Centennial Anniversary icon was recognized as an outstanding design and concept in the New Logo category.

The design of the icon, created by Ulrike Verena Heuter of artventures_designstudio, and member of the Zonta Club of Dusseldorf I, was given a Bronze Award.

Nearly 430 entries from 26 countries were submitted to the competition, which aims to exchange creative ideas on an international level.

Congratulations to Ulrike, and to Zontians everywhere who share in this exciting moment!

The Zonta Club of Harrisburg-Hershey celebrated Zonta’s 100th Birthday with storytellers and the presentation of a special award

The Zonta Club of Harrisburg Hershey, District 3, celebrated Zonta International’s 100th birthday on 14 November 2019.

Members and guests enjoyed a trip down memory lane as “Zonta Storytellers” and shared Zonta’s history beginning with Marian de Forest in 1919.

The Zonta Club of Harrisburg-Hershey was one of 62 clubs to receive a Zonta International Centennial Anniversary Grant. The club’s US$5,000 grant went to support Shalom House in Harrisburg and its program “Voices of Hope.”

Shalom House Executive Director Denise Britton attended the centennial celebration and was also awarded the prestigious District 3 Centennial Champion Award. The club was honored to have District 3 Governor Joanne Gallos attend the celebration and present the award to Denise.

The social hour concluded with the group singing a rousing version of “Happy Birthday” to Zonta as Club President Elaine Weinert and Joanne Gallos blew out the candles on the birthday cake.

District 17 draws national attention for Centennial Walk

District 17 Area 05 Zonta clubs hosted a Centennial Walk on 9 November.

Information about Zonta and the event were shared broadly by local media. A one-pager story was featured in the PhilStar on 17 November.

The PhilStar is a daily newspaper with nationwide circulation. Members were interviewed by PTV4, and it aired on national tv.

The City Government of Taguig took drone footage of the event as well.

Zonta Club of Abidjan ensures centennial icon is seen across the city

Celebrating Zonta’s 100 years, the Zonta Club of Abidjan in Cote d’Ivoire, District 18, organized a caravan of 100 taxis, many of which featured an image of the centennial icon.

The club also hung images and signs around the town to draw attention to Zonta International’s work.

Balloons in Zonta’s centennial icon color and golden “100” balloons were released into the air by a group of club members. They also celebrated with events with students at a nearby college and an award ceremony.

See more photos here.