Zonta Key West News
Ariela Mariano has been awarded the Zonta Club of Key West’s Martina Thurmond Ongoing Education Scholarship.
This scholarship is designed to assist a woman, at least 30 years old, who is interested in advancing in her current career or making a career change through
continuing education. Zonta partnered with FKCC to award a $1,500 scholarship to a new attendant or enrolled student of FKCC.
Pictured (Left to Right):Penni Wise
, Martina Thurmond, Heather Dow, Marilyn Douthett, Ariela Mariano, Cyndi Chatman.
Outgoing president Roberta DePiero and incoming president Lisa Benfield
Lisa Benfield and her incoming board
Perfect Attendance Recipients
Roberta DePiero honoring “Zonta Man” Rick Lopez for all the hard work he does for Zonta!
Mechelle honoring Esther Toppino with the non Zontain of the year award.
Zonta club members
On Wednesday November 5, The City of Key West joined Zontians around the world and the Zonta Club of Key West to proclaim that on November 25, 2014 and during the “16 Days of Activism” all citizens are urged to support work to end violence against women and to eliminate the detrimental consequences is has on the well-being of our community.
The Zonta Club of Key West held their school supplies drive to benefit two different locations: Poinciana and the Keys Center Academy.
Leslie Holmes; Daliana Goins, Counselor; Marilyn Douthett (oh, that’s me!); Jake Baker, 1st grade; Montunique Van Staden, 4th grade; Christopher Medina, 1st grade; Samantha Haskins, 4th grade; (barely visible in the back) Christina McPherson, Principal; Roberta DePiero, Z President; Kaitlyn Finigan, 4th grade; Jean Galvan, Lesley Finigan.
Marilyn Douthett Zonta Service Co-chair, Cathy Sembert, Maria Rodriquez (black shirt), Abby Rose(glasses), Addie Salgado, Roberta DePiero President Zonta, Vanessa Wilder, Kira Moore, Sandy Ashwell, Priscilla Gartenmayer, Talia Jackson, Zontian Sarah Evans, Marteka Young, Selena Diaz and Heather Jennings.
Congratulations to our 2014 winners! Pictured (left to right)
Caila DeAbreu – math/science
Jordan Cress Morrison – leadership
Anika Yasmin – young women in public affairs
Sydni Swanson – z club
Marilyn Douthett – Literacy co-chair
Cyndi Chatman – Literacy co-chair