District 5 Centennial Celebrations

In 2021 both Zonta Club of Cleveland and Zonta Club of Toledo celebrated their centennial anniversaries at special events on Nov. 5 and 6.  Zonta International President Sharon Langenbeck attended both events where she spoke about the organization’s 100 years of service and advocacy to improve the lives of women and girls locally and worldwide. Below is a synopsis of each club’s celebration:

Zonta Club of Cleveland’s Centennial Anniversary Recap

Sue Dybowski leades everyone in a Centennial Celebration toast.

Sue Dybowski leads everyone in a Centennial Celebration toast.

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From left: President-Melinda Smith; Kathleen Schubert, Glenn research center’s acting director of space flight systems; D5 Gov. Sarojini-Rao and ZI-President-Sharon Langenbeck.

Long-time member, Germaine Gibian reflects on club's history

Gemaine Gibian, long-time Zonta Club of Cleveland member reflects on past notable members and events throughout the past 50 years.

Zonta Club of Cleveland group photo.

Zonta Cub of Cleveland group photo.

Zonta Club of Toledo Celebrates 100-Year Milestone

The clubs in District 5 compiled histories of their beginnings and continued support of the goals of Zonta International.

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