Zonta Club of Malden, MA USA

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District 1   Area IV   Charter 0062  February 1929

Lisa Jacobson, President
Laura Hodgin, Treasurer

Meetings:  1st & 3rd Thursday of the month at Anthony's Restaurant

Email: maldenzonta @ zontadistrict1.org

Newsletters:   January/February 2014 September 2013

What's New:


Each year, the Zonta Club of Malden awards scholarships to academically qualified, graduating high school seniors. The student must be a resident of Malden and accepted at a four-year university, college or nursing school. The scholarship, up to the amount of $1,000, is awarded based on academic standing and financial need. Zonta scholarships are distributed directly to the school the recipient attends when enrolled. Application deadline: April 10th 2015.

Please email completed application to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
or mail application to:
Zonta Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 236 Malden, MA 02148

Area IV Amelia Earhart Dinner 2015

Amelia Earhart 2011 in pictures This is an intercity event between the clubs in Area 4 - Malden, Chelsea, Medford, Arlington and West Surburban.  Our guest speaker was Alessandra Babuscia. MIT 2010 AE Fellow


Tuesday, 2/2 - President's Dinner for the 2011 Women Making a Difference Honorees

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What is Zonta?
Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.

What does Our Local Club Do?
The Zonta Club of Malden was organized in May of 1929 and has been active in the Malden Community for over 75 years. For more information, download our club brochure: Zonta Club of Malden brochure.

What are some of the Zonta Club of Malden's local service projects?
One of our major fundraising events, is an annual "Women Making A Difference" dinner. Each year we honor several women, who have given of themselves the time and effort to contribute and enhance our community.

What are some of the Zonta International service projects?
Zonta International supports and administrates several different international service projects and/or programs. Each biennium Zonta International sponsors international programs in association with agencies of the United Nations that work to advance the status of women. Most of the programs are in developing nations and are selected by the Zonta International Board and approved by the Zonta International membership. To learn more about Zonta International's International Service Projects for the current and past bienniums visit the Zonta International Web Site for at www.zonta.org

Zonta International also administers several international scholarship programs including: the Amelia Earhart Fellowship Program which provides post-graduate fellowships to women in the fields of aeronautics and aeronautical engineering; the Jane M. Klausman Scholarship Program which provides college scholarships to women in business; and the Young Women in Public Affairs which offers recognition and scholarships on the district and international level for outstanding young women who are making a difference in their world through service.

In addition many Zonta clubs sponsor Z and Golden Z Club Programs that provide mentoring and support for young high school and college aged women. Additional information regarding these and other Zonta International Programs can be found on the Zonta International web site at www.zonta.org.

When and where does the Zonta Club of Malden club meet?
The Club meets every first and third Thursday of the month at Anthony's of Malden, 105 Canal St Malden at 6:15 P.M.

Am I eligible for Zonta membership?
Membership is Zonta International is by club invitation to individuals working in a decision-making capacity at least 50% of a normal workweek.

How much time does Zonta membership take?
Zonta clubs are service clubs and each club votes on local service projects and fund raising activities. Zonta members are asked to attend monthly club and committee meetings, participate in club projects. In addition opportunities exist to attend one-day annual workshops, a two-day biannual conference or seminar and a week long biannual international convention.

The business and social meetings are generally two hours long. The committee meetings vary in length.

Who's Who in the Zonta Club of Malden?

Officers and Directors

President: Lisa Jacobson

Vice President: Terry Pinette

Second Vice President: Deborah Cronin-Waelde

Treasurer: Laura Hodgin

Recording Secretary: Allison Joy Labbe

Corresponding Secretary: Judy Wilson

Parlimentarian: Sue Thomson

Directors: Virginia Ruane, Debbie Umlah Smith, Barbara LaMattina, Carol Ann Desiderio & Caryn Gordan

How do I find out more?
Download our club brochure: Zonta Club of Malden brochure.
To contact the Zonta Club of Malden, email our president, Lisa Jacobson

Thursday, 1/20 - Amelia Earhart Dinner at Anthony's in Malden.  This is an intercity event between the clubs in Area 4 - Malden, Chelsea, Medford, Arlington and West Surburban.  Our guest speaker is Alessandra Babuscia. MIT 2010 AE Fellow

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