Empowering Women Worldwide

July 15, 2008

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A Special One-Time Screening of anti-trafficking film SOLD

Based on the global bestseller, SOLD, by Patricia McCormick, SOLD is an award- winning film that tells the unforgettable story of a girl who risks everything for freedom after being trafficked from her mountain village in Nepal to a brothel in India.

Fort Smith, Arkansas, October 11–Zonta Club of Fort Smith will be hosting a one-time screening of SOLD at Malco Cinema 16 on Tuesday, October 11 at 7:30 PM.

SOLD gives a voice to the millions of children who disappear every year. It is a call to action and a testament to the power and resilience of the human spirit. The film has partnered with a service called Tugg which enables people and organizations to set up screenings in their local theater in efforts to spread awareness.

Zonta Club of Fort Smith and Zonta International have the mission to empower women locally and worldwide through service and advocacy.

Join us for this viewing of this award winning documentary dealing with the true story of a girl who risks everything for freedom after being trafficked from her mountain village in Nepal to a brothel in India. Zonta International has committed $1,000,000 to UN Women to create sustainable foundations for addressing the connections between human trafficking and foreign labor migration of women and girls in Nepal.

Reserve your ticket at the link. Reservations must be made by October 1.

Find more information and get your tickets at http://www.tugg.com/events/SOLD-s9x2 and Facebook:  Zonta Club of Fort Smith.

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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-nine year history, Zonta Club of Fort Smith has supported projects that advance the status of women both locally and internationally.

 

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 paula@glidewelldist.com for additional information

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Email:  zontafortsmith@aol.com