Zonta Club of Jamestown

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Our Story

Welcome to the Zonta Club of Jamestown website! Our club has been serving the women of Jamestown and the world since 1921. As you browse these pages, you will see some of our service projects, our fundraisers, and our history. We also have fun, so if you would like to consider membership, click the button below for more information on what it means to be a Zonta member.

What We Do

Scholarships & Awards

Today, the Zonta Club of Jamestown proudly sponsors the Mary Bargar Scholarship, which is a financial award of $1,000 based upon merit, to a female high school senior who intends to continue her education and enter the professions. 

History of local giving

Zonta Jamestown has a long history of local giving and has committed their time, talent and money to many causes over the years. Some of these include American Red Cross, Child Advocacy Program (CAP), and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk.

Global Impact

For information on how Zonta impacts the globe, visit www.Zonta.org. Our international website provides more about our initiatives and offerings throughout the world.

Making a difference in the quality of life for women and children, locally and globally.

Over the decades, Zonta International has grown into a worldwide service organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women. There are more than 30,000 members in more than 1,200 clubs in 63 countries all over the world.

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Our Mission & Approach

Zonta International, from it’s beginnings in Buffalo, New York is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. The Zonta Club of Jamestown is the 12th chapter, chartered on November 17th, 1921 and is  one of over 1,200 Clubs that make up Zonta International.

What is Zonta?


Zonta International envisions a world in which women’s rights are recognized as human rights and every woman is able to achieve her full potential.

In such a world, women have access to all resources and are represented in decision- making positions on an equal basis with men.

In such a world, no woman lives in fear of violence.

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