Saturday, April 12, 2014

Zonta Honors NKA President Marjean Waford

In March, the local chapter of Zonta honored current NKA President Marjean Waford during their annual "Women of Achievement" luncheon and award ceremony.
Marjean was the only candidate nominated by two professional and/or civic groups: NKA and the Retired Teachers' Association. 
Marjean and her husband Gordon Waford

Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy. With more than 30,000 members belonging to more than 1,200 Zonta Clubs in 66 countries and geographic areas, Zontians all over the world volunteer their time, talents and support to local and international service projects, as well as scholarship programs aimed at fulfilling Zonta's mission and objectives.
  • To improve the legal, political, economic, educational, health and professional status of women at the global and local level through service and advocacy.
  • To work for the advancement of understanding, goodwill and peace through a world fellowship of executives in business and the professions.
  • To promote justice and universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms.
  • To be united internationally to foster high ethical standards, to implement service programs, and to provide mutual support and fellowship for members who serve their communities, their nations, and the world.
Zonta International, its districts and its clubs are nonsectarian and nonpartisan.

[Information and photos submitted by Marilyn Ames.]