District 5 News

Here's what's happening in District 5 as well as Zonta International. Please check back for new and updated information


Centennial Anniversary Award Documents

District 5 will be recognizing an individual or organization with a Centennial award at our 2019 conference taking place on Oct. 18 – 20, 2019 in Defiance, Ohio. The award recognizes an exemplary individual or organization within the district that has demonstrated outstanding commitment to the empowerment of women.

We are asking each Zonta club to nominate an individual or organization for this award. The nomination form for the award is attached and should be submitted to Joyce Combs at joyce.combs@gm.com by May 15. If you have any questions about the award, please contact Joyce.

Zonta District 5 Centennial Award Nomination

CentennialAnniversaryGrantsApplicationPreparation (1)

District 5 History Brief 3-28-2016

Fall 2019 District 5 Conference

The 2019 District 5 Conference is scheduled for Oct. 18 – 20 in Defiance, Ohio. More details to come.

District 5 2018 Fall Conference

2018 District 5 Governor’s Fall Conference

“Zonta: Your Ticket to the World” is the theme for the 2018 District 5 Governor’s Fall Conference.

Hosted by the Zonta Club of Hudson in Kent, Ohio.

Mark your calendars for this informative meeting which will be held at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center in Kent, Ohio

on October 19-21, 2018.

Join other Zontians from District 5 as we all explore the international world of Zonta, as well as our local experiences with Zonta Clubs in District 5.


Click here for a pdf of the 2018 Call to Conference

Zonta Club of Toledo and “Toledo for CEDAW”

On April 4, 2018 Zonta Club of Toledo hosted 112 women and men from dozens of area organizations to discuss the p0ssibility of “Toledo for CEDAW”.

In 1979 the United Nations passed CEDAW…the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women.  We want to give a special thank you to our presenter, Lee Fogarty, Zonta Club of Pittsburgh!

Here is a link to Lee’s Powerpoint presentation.

Area 3 Annual Meeting

Please join the Zonta Club of Cleveland as they host the Area 3 Annual Meeting, May 5, 2018.

Click here for the “Call to the Area 3 Meeting”.