Events

Jan
8
Mon
January Dinner Meeting @ Ludlow Country Club
Jan 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:28 pm

We celebrate Zontian Amelia Earhart

5:30 social

6:00 dinner

followed by program and business meeting

Feb
12
Mon
Dinner Meeting & The Period Project @ Ludlow Country Club
Feb 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Background
The public is invited to join the Zonta Club of Quaboag Valley in distributing dignity to women and teens in need.

  • You can donate items to create monthly menstrual kits for homeless women and to stock supplies at local shelters.
  • You can help assemble kits on February 12th at the Ludlow Country Club, Ludlow  5:30 Set up/ 6:00 Dinner ($18 – cash, check or credit card)
    RSVP by 2/6 to 413-219-8260 or info@zontaqv.org

Together, we can make a period just a little easier for women and teens in need.

            DONATIONS NEEDED:

  • Sealed Boxes of Pads or Tampons
  • Cleansing Wipes
  • Hand Sanitizers
  • Soap
  • Panty Liners
  • New Pairs of Underwear (Any Size)
  • Cash to purchase items for the kit
    Checks can be made out to Zonta Club of Quaboag Valley
    and sent to: PO Box 1034, Belchertown MA 01007-1034
Mar
12
Mon
Dinner Meeting
Mar 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

We celebrate International Women’s Day

5:30 social

6:00 dinner

followed by program and business meeting

 

RSVP to Mary Knight  413-323-4806

Apr
9
Mon
Dinner Meeting @ Ludlow Country Club
Apr 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

April meeting will include election of officers for next biennium and set up for May’s SNM Auction

5:30 Social

6:00 Dinner

Followed by program and business meeting

May
7
Mon
Silent “no more!” Auction @ Ludlow Country Club
May 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm

Click to open Donation request form PDF

Click to open Invitation flyer PDF

PRESS RELEASE

April 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from the Zonta Club of Quaboag
Mary F. Knight, Communications Chair, 413-219-8260, MFKnight@crocker.com
Patricia Pupek, Auction Chair 413-626-5656 PatPupek@comcast.net

 

 

Silent “no more!” Auction to benefit local organizations

Ludlow MA – The Zonta Club of Quaboag Valley will hold its Silent “no more!” Auction on Monday May 8, 2017 6pm at the Ludlow Country Club, Ludlow, MA.  The event is held annually to raise awareness and funds for projects aimed at stopping violence against women and children.

Local beneficiaries this year are: YWCA YouthBuild Springfield – providing low-income youth with pathways to break the cycle of poverty and abuse through learning construction, job readiness and life skills, along with commitment to work, education, family and community. And, Soldier On Women Veterans – preserving the dignity, independence and quality of life of women veterans.   Past recipients have included Ludlow C.A.R.E.S., the Palmer Domestic Violence Task Force, Carson Center’s Domestic Violence program, Bridges Inc, Tri-County Domestic Violence Task Force, Womanshelter Companeras, WestMass ElderCare, local chapters of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children; and Bullying Awareness/Prevention programs at Palmer High School and Pathfinder Regional.

Admission of $30 provides guests a chance to bid on a large array of valuable items, services and themed baskets donated by members, friends and local business; savor a generous buffet meal in a relaxing atmosphere, overlooking the Ludlow Country Club; and enjoy the company of like-minded individuals. 

Reservations (requested by April 26th) can be made by contacting Marge Cavanaugh by phone (413-283-6448), email (mecqltr@comcast.net) or by mail (57 South Street, Three Rivers, MA 01080).  Cash, checks and credit cards accepted for auction Items and admission. We invite you to visit zontaqv.org for educational materials on the challenges being faced by the beneficiaries of this year’s event.

Donations of Auction items are still being accepted.   Contact Joanne Turner-Chiacchia at (413) 668-8546 or joannetc@comcast.net with Donor name—item description —value – Info on delivery or pickup needs.
The Zonta Club of Quaboag Valley is now a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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Jun
11
Mon
June Dinner Meeting @ Ludlow Country Club
Jun 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Changing of the guard!  Installation of new officers

Award of YWPA

5:30 Social

6:00 Dinner

Followed by Program and Business meeting