IMPORTANT DATES

ZONTA ROSE DAY

March 8th

Each year on 8 March, we celebrate Zonta Rose Day in conjunction with International Women's Day. In many countries around the world, International Women’s Day is a day when women are recognized for their achievements regardless of their differences. 

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE

September 21

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.

The United Nations Member States adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in 2015 because they understood that it would not be possible to build a peaceful world if steps were not taken to achieve economic and social development for all people everywhere, and ensure that their rights were protected.  The Sustainable Goals cover a broad range of issues, including poverty, hunger, health, education, climate change, gender equality, water, sanitation, energy, environment and social justice.

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD

October 11

On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.

UNITED NATIONS DAY

24 October - 24 October

UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, the United Nations officially came into being.
24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948. In 1971, the United Nations General Assembly recommended that the day be observed by Member States as a public holiday.

ZONTA’S 100TH BIRTHDAY

November 8, 2019

Happy 100th Birthday to Zonta International!
Nearly 100 years ago, founding member Marian de Forest dreamed of an organization that would bring together women in executive positions to help them reach their rightful places in the professions that rarely had women leaders. On 8 November 1919, delegates from the first Zonta clubs met to form the "Confederation of Zonta Clubs."
Since the creation of Zonta International, our members have dedicated the last century to empowering women, both in and outside of Zonta.

ZONTA CLUBS OF MICHIGAN ANNIVERSARY

January 27, 2022

The Zonta Club of Lansing was organized January 27, 1922, with a charter
membership of twenty-nine by Zonta Club of Detroit, one of the nine
original Charter Clubs. The Club was incorporated to the State of
Michigan on June 1st 1970.
Eight new Clubs have been organized under there sponsorship of the Zonta Club of Lansing:

Clubs:

Zonta Club of Owosso

Zonta Club of Alpena

Zonta Club of Petoskey

Zonta Club of the Marquette Area

Zonta Club of East Lansing Area

Zonta Club of Michigan Capitol Area

Zonta Club of St. Lucie-Martin County Area

Zonta Club of Newaygo County Area

Chartered:

April 26, 1929

November 23, 1963

December 13,1971

October 27, 1972

January 24, 1976

April 16, 1984

November 16, 1989

June 13, 1989

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