Zonta Club of Macarthur Inc
Located in the historic south west of the greater metro area of Sydney, New South Wales
Meets 4th Wednesday for dinner at 7.00pm
Members are from a diversity of working lives including primary teaching, education administration and clinical nursing, while others are restaurant managers and business owners
The Club in action
Members of the Zonta Club of Macarthur work to support international and local projects to further the mission of Zonta International, by improving the health, education and well being of women.
The Club supports a women’s refuge in our local area to assist women find a new life after experiencing domestic violence.
Supporting District 24 Endorsed Projects
The Club supports District 24 service projects by conducting community workshops to:
- Assemble Zonta birthing kits for distribution to women in developing country to assist them in having a safer childbirth.
- Finishing off, packaging and distributing breast care cushions to women who have undergone surgery for breast cancer.
As well as actually assembling the birthing kits, an important part of advancing the health status of these women, is making our community more aware of the issues faced by women in other places, so talking about the birthing kit project is part of what we do.
Each year, the Club presents a perpetual trophy to the outstanding student in the fashion and design course at Macquarie Fields Campus, TAFE NSW.
In fact, the Club’s Zonta Breast Care Cushion project has been greatly enhanced by the work of the students in the fashion and design faculty at Macquarie Fields Campus, South Western Sydney Institute of TAFE NSW. An encouragement award is also presented to a student in this course.
For the first time in 2009, the Club presented a local university student undertaking business studies, with a Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarship.
We are very keen to identify other women eligible to be considered for this Award, especially given the extension of the eligibility criteria and additional prizes being offered.
Do you have a suggestion for the Club for a service project or a group of women needing assistance in our area?
If so, or you would like to assist or be involved with the Club in some way, please feel welcome to contact us by email.