Committees

Club Activities

BY-LAWS: Co-Chaired by Elaine Hunter and Debbie Dwyer

  • Review by laws yearly in accordance with Zonta International

DINNER COORDINATION: Mary Casella and Gail Molari

  • Coordinate dates and dinner selections with Mazzeo’s.
  • Coordinate members and guest attendance and their dinner selections by email.
  • Check members and guests in at the door

FINANCE AND BUDGET: Chaired by Treasurer Mary Casella

  • Develop the annual budget
  • Consider other financial decisions the treasurer may need
  • Approve spending of fundraiser money.

MEMBERSHIP: Co-Chaired by Toni Fontana and Debbie O'Neil

  • Member Recruitment, Rejuvenation, Revitalization and Retention
  • Develop long and short term goals in keeping with ZI strategic plan and recommendations.
  • Identify mentors for each new member.
  • Evaluate committee progress yearly
  • Communicate with district membership chair.

NEWSLETTER & WEBSITE: chaired by Elaine Hunter

  • Produce a newsletter monthly and maintain website

PROGRAMS: Chaired by Keye Hollister

  • Schedule interesting speakers for monthly meetings.

PUBLICITY: Chaired by Melissa Mazzeo

  • Publicize meetings and club activities in local paper and  Facebook.

Z CLUBS: Chaired by Melissa Mazzeo

  • Meet with Miss Halls Z club a few times a school year.
  • Collaborate with service projects

Fundraising:  

FALL- POINSETTIAS: Fran Hearon

  • Coordinate with Viale’s
  • Produce order sheets for members.
  • Organize member orders.
  • Assist with the delivery process or any other task the chair needs done.

SPRING -  BUNCO: Chaired by Elaine Hunter and Carla Prendergast

  • Coordinate a Bunco Night or Other Fundraiser

Service and Status of Women:

ADVOCACY: Chaired by Mary Tyer Kelly

  • Meet with committee to work on ZI initiative “Zonta says NO “
  • Work on local projects against domestic violence and sex trafficking.
  • Consider pending legislation that could impact women in the commonwealth
  • Develop teams to support local advocacy efforts, such as the "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" against domestic violence

BENEVOLENCE: Chaired by Debbie O'Neil

  • Assist members in need such as coordinating rides or dinners in time of sickness.

FOOD BANKS & TOILETRIES: Chair Mary Tierney

  • Collect and deliver food item to food banks and toiletries to non profits such as the Elizabeth Freeman Center

HOLIDAY GIFT GIVING: Chaired by Karen Norton

  • Organizing the holiday gift giving program our club does for needy families from the Brigham Center and possibly other families in the community.

GIRLS INC ACTIVITIES: Chaired by Vickie Palardy

  • Rally volunteers to serve as readers / judges at the Annual Real Women Essay Contest
  • Present Girls Inc. She Knows Where She's Going Scholarship

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS & DONATIONS: Chaired by Nancy Wojtowski

  • Making decisions where to donate monetary gifts to non profits.
  • Reading scholarship essays and choosing a winner.

SCHOLARSHIP: YOUNG WOMEN IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS : Chaired by Christa Collier

  • Disseminating scholarship materials to local high schools.
  • Reading applications and choosing a winner.

SCHOLARSHIP: JANE M. KLAUSMAN: Chaired by Pam Roberts

  • Disseminating scholarship materials to area colleges.
  • Reading applications and choosing a winner.

SUIT YOURSELF: Chaired by Mary O'Brien

  • Attend Suit Yourself meetings t the Goodwill
  • Organize a yearly clothing drive for Suit Yourself