Our next meeting: October 22, 2014

Dinner meeting plus “All about Social Media”


Transform Your Organization or Business Using Social Media

Shawna Doyle, Director of Creative Communications, Rhapsody Strategies

DATE:   Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Time:    6:00pm- 8:30pm

Location:     1300 Ages Drive, Ottawa, ON K1G 5T4 / Enter: parking lot side door

Family and Friends Welcome, Cost $20 per person

Evening’s Agenda

  • 6:00pm – 6:15pm  Meet and Greet
  • 6:15pm – 6:45pm – Deluxe Cold Buffet


  • Assorted Sandwiches: ‘Classics’ plus vegetarian, gluten free, lactose free choices)
  • Salads:   Garden & Marinated Vegetables
  • Trays: Domestic Cheese Tray & Fruit Tray
  • Assorted Cookies and Squares
  • Starbucks® (decaf) Coffee, and Tea(s)


  •  6:45pm- 7:45pm Presentation plus a Q&A period
  •  7:45pm-8:30pm: Zonta Business Meeting

Contact: Cindy O’Neil > cindy.m.oneil@gmail.com

“Entre Nous” Rogers TV Show with Zontian, Sylvie Begin

Annual General Meeting

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Our World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Ottawa was a great success.  Thanks to all who participated!

Sunday, June 15, 2014     2:30pm – 3:30pmElder Abuse poster

Jean Pigott Room – Ottawa City Hall

110 Laurier Avenue West Ottawa, On K1P 1J1

Together we can address elder abuse in our community.

RSVP by Thursday, June 12  (contact: Zontaottawa@rogers.com for details)



The Zonta Club of Ottawa – Overview

Members of Zonta are executives or professionals in a recognized business, institution, or profession who are willing to support the objectives of Zonta.

Prem Grainger, President of the Zonta Club of Ottawa Photo by M. Tobgi

Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy.

Today there are more than 30,000 members belonging to more than 1,200 Zonta Clubs in 63 countries and geographic areas,The Ottawa Club was founded in 1929.

Among the first Canadian Zontians:  Agnes Macphail, first woman to be elected to Parliament; Senator Cairine Wilson, first woman senator; and Senator Muriel McQueen Fergusson, first female Speaker of the Senate.

The Club meets once a month for a dinner meeting, usually on the fourth Wednesday of the month.  All members are expected to join committees and participate in meetings, activities and events.

The Zonta Awards 2013 Reception was held at Ottawa City Hall, May 22,

The Zonta Club of Ottawa is currently welcoming new members.  For information contact:  Susan Smith


Our new project “Elder Abuse Awareness” is well underway.  The September meeting will provide an update.  For more information contact the Committee members.


Zonta International:  Be sure to see the UN and Zonta page under Zonta International.  Important information is updated often.

The Zontaclerdeadline is the 7th of the month

Val Hume, editor is expecting information for the Zontacler by the 7th of the month

Contact information:

Website: www.Zontaottawa.ca

Email:  zontaottawa@rogers.com

Mailing Address:  (2012) Zonta Ottawa, 123 Bassett Lane, Ottawa, ON K1Y 2C7

Would you like to join?  Zonta_membership_form_- Nov 2013

At the October 2011 meeting Lynda Pearson presented the District 2 "Spirit of Zonta International Award" to the Ottawa Club. The silver bowl was presented at the District 2 meeting where (LtoR) Val Hume, Judith Ainsworth, Lynda Pearson and Connie Topper attended on our behalf. (Photo by M. Mitchell)

The Zonta Club of Ottawa does not accept unsolicited proposals or requests for funding.