Advancing the Status of Women Worldwide

July 15, 2008

Zonta International began in Buffalo, New York, in 1919 with five women.  Today, Zonta has more than 33,000 members in over 1200 clubs in 67 countries and geographic areas.  The headquarters is in Chicago, Illinois.

Zonta Club of Fort Smith was chartered April 24, 1967.  In its forty-eight year history, Zonta Club of Fort Smith has supported projects that advance the status of women both locally and internationally.

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Zonta Club of Fort Smith meets at 6:00 P.M. the second Monday of the month at the main Fort Smith Public Library’s community room. 

Contact President Paula Glidewell at for additional information

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Zonta Club of Fort Smith Participates in the 16 Days of Activism/Zonta Says No to Violence Against Women Campaigns


Activities and awareness-raising events include a speaker on trafficking, a display in rotunda of local library, orange bulbs placed on downtown ferris wheel, $1000 donation to the Crisis Intervention Center, daily emails during the 16 Days, and a self-defense class offered to women in the community.

Nov self defense






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