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Working together to make a difference in the lives of women and children locally and worldwide.

February 8th Project

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Click on picture to see /print poster. Please share!

The outpouring of support has been amazing. We have already surpassed expectations! Please join us in thanking the many individuals, businesses, programs and groups who have contributed to this effort. Below is a partial list of those we want to recognize.

Kathy Picard, Pat Whitney, Julie Gamache, Gale Lemanis, Stephen Lemanis, Karen Fontaine, Steve McDaniel DDS, Susan Plourde
AJE Financial Services
Eastern Hampshire District Court, Belchertown
Eastfield Mall, Springfield
Hubbard Memorial Library, Ludlow
In Vogue Salon, Chicopee
Jazzercise Studio 116, Amherst
Longmeadow High School
Ludlow Community Center/Randall Boys & Girls Club
Making Waves Salon, Belchertown
Our Town Variety, Ludlow
Palmer Public Library
So Cool Gifts & Accessories, Ludlow
South Hadley Public Library
Springfield Marriott Hotel
The Hair Shop, Hadley
United Church of Ware
Total Body Yoga & Pilates Fitness Studio, Granby
Western MA Chapter of AORN

Upcoming Events

Apr
16
Sat
9:00 am Area 2 Spring Workshop
Area 2 Spring Workshop
Apr 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Details to be announced.  Please Save the Date
May
2
Mon
6:00 pm Silent “no more!” Auction @ Ludlow Country Club
Silent “no more!” Auction @ Ludlow Country Club
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
PLEASE NOTE:  This is the FIRST Monday of May.
Jun
13
Mon
5:30 pm Dinner Meeting
Dinner Meeting
Jun 13 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Final Business meeting until September.
Oct
21
Fri
all-day Fall Conference 2016 @ Truro Nova Scotia
Fall Conference 2016 @ Truro Nova Scotia
Oct 21 – Oct 23 all-day
Save the dates!

The Women at Soldier on Have a New Home!

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The ladies at Solider On moved into their new housing on December 15th. The space is filled with light and the design is practical and beautiful! Pictures above are of the Activities room and the Fitness room (which we are furnishing). Open House will be in the spring, but the women are so proud to show off their new home whenever you can visit!!

January: We have invited the women to help us create yarn doll kits for children visiting their Mothers at the Women’s Correctional Facility in Chicopee. Mary Knight will organize and send details out by email.

February: Lisa is planning to take the women to Magic Wings.  Details to come

Ideas for the next several months needed. Craft project, Game night, Manicures, Chocolate making? Tina has the event calendar.

Soldier On Women Veterans’ mission is preserving the dignity, independence and quality of life of women veterans and expanding transitional housing for female veterans who have found themselves homeless since leaving military service.

What's New

February Newsletter

Greetings Sister Zontians, We started out the second half of our Zontian year without skipping a beat.  January’s dinner meeting was not only productive but also a lot of fun, thanks to Dana’s Amelia Earhart challenge game. Karen Fontaine’s experience as a pilot may have given her team an edge! Our friends from Soldier On




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Fill a Bag Project

Women entering domestic violence shelters or surviving on the streets in poverty don’t usually have a nice bag they can call their own. The Zonta Club of Quaboag Valley is planning to change that reality – at least for 100 women. They are collecting new or gently-used pocketbooks as well as quantities of toiletries, make-up




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Mary Reardon Johnson chosen as Founder’s Day Recipient for 2015

Western MA ~ Mary Reardon Johnson has been chosen by the Zonta Club of Quaboag Valley  to receive its 2015 Founders Day award.  She will be honored with a reception and dinner on Monday, November 9, 2015  at Ludlow Country Club, 1 Tony Lema Drive, Ludlow, MA.  Mary was born and raised in the Greater




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