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Centennial Membership Recognition Awards

Congratulations to the 10 oldest, continually operating clubs*.

Club 0001,  Zonta Club of Buffalo , chartered 1919
Club 0002,  Zonta Club of Rochester, chartered 1919
Club 0004,  Zonta Club of Elmira , chartered 1919
Club 0005, Zonta Club of Syracuse, chartered 1919
Club 0006, Zonta Club of Erie, chartered 1919
Club 0007, Zonta Club of Utica, chartered 1919

Club 0009, Zonta Club of Detroit 1, chartered 1919
Club 0011, Zonta Club of Lockport, chartered 1920
Club 0012, Zonta Club of Jamestown, NY, chartered 1921
Club 0013, Zonta Club of Toledo I, chartered 1921
Club 0014, Zonta Club of Cleveland, chartered 1921

*Information was compiled from the extensive research done by Eva Nielsen. See more at 100 Years of Zonta International History
Congratulations to all clubs that SOMed (sponsoring, organizing, mentoring) the first club in a new Zonta country that is still a Zonta country.
 

Zonta Club of Niagara Falls, NY, that SOMed the first Zonta club in Canada

Zonta Club of Nassau, that SOMed the first Zonta club in the British Virgin Islands

Zonta Club of Copenhagen I, that SOMed the first Zonta club in Norway

Zonta Club of Copenhagen III, who shared the  SOMing  the first Zonta club in Lithuania

Zonta Club of Hillerød, who shared the SOMing of the first Zonta club in Lithuania

Zonta Club of Wiesbaden, that SOMed the first Zonta club in Greece

Zonta Club of Burgenland, that SOMed the first Zonta club in Hungary

Zonta Club of Graz, that SOMed the first Zonta club in Croatia

Zonta Club of Athens, that SOMed the first Zonta club in Cyprus

Zonta Club of Nicosia, that SOMed the first Zonta club in Lebanon

Zonta Club of Toronto, that SOMed the first Zonta clubs in 11 countries, Austria, Australia, New Zealand, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Senegal,  Ivory Coast , Philippines, Hong Kong and Thailand

Special recognition of Dorothy Thompson, member of the Zonta Club of Toronto, for her significant contribution in chartering clubs in 11 new Zonta counties: Austria, Australia, New Zealand, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Senegal,  Ivory Coast , Philippines, Hong Kong and Thailand.

Zonta Club of Trenton, that SOMed the first Zonta club in Singapore

Zonta Club of Lagos 1, that SOMed the first Zonta club in Togo

Zonta Club of Dakar, that SOMed the first Zonta club in Burkina Faso

Zonta Club of Lome, that SOMed the first Zonta club in Benin

Zonta Club of Damme, Belgium that SOMed the first Zonta club in Uganda

Zonta clubs of Vantaa I and Vantaa II, that SOMed  the first Zonta club in Estonia

Zonta clubs of Basel and Luzern that SOMed the first Zonta club in Liechtenstein

Zonta Club of Chittagong, that SOMed the first Zonta club in Nepal

Zonta Club of Paris EtoileI, that SOMed the first Zonta club in Spain

Zonta Club of Ventimiglia, that SOMed the first Zonta club in Monaco

Zonta Club of Mannheim, that SOMed  the first Zonta club in Bulgaria

Zonta Club of Bourgas, that SOMed  the first Zonta club in Romania

Zonta Club of Nara, that SOMed  the first Zonta club in Mongolia

Zonta Club of Kowloon, that SOMed the first Zonta club in Macau

Zonta Club of Singapore that SOMed the first Zonta club in Malaysia

Congratulations to Tomorrow’s Zontian: The five (5) clubs that have established the most Z and Golden Z clubs, providing the Z and Golden Z clubs are still operating.

Zonta Club of Shreveport who established 11 Z and Golden Z clubs

Zonta Club of Greater Rizal II who established 10 Z and Golden Z clubs

Zonta Club of Mackay Inc who established 9 Z and Golden Z clubs

Zonta Club of Brampton-Caledon who established 9 Z and Golden Z clubs

Zonta Club of Kowloon who established 8 Z and Golden Z clubs

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