Zonta Christmas Gift-Giving 2013 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 20 December 2013 00:00

Zonta International Club of Zamboanga City led by its president Nene Torres had a joyful Christmas gift-giving at the Zonta Ayudahan Villages in Lumiyap and Boan last Wednesday December 18. Among those who joined in this annual season event were past presidents Dr. Mila Fernandez, Mary Usman, Rowena Tan, past vice-president Remy YuKing, and PIO Tita Corteza. It was coordinated with the Zonta Ayudahan Parents Association of both barangays.

Zonta Zamboanga is a member of the Zonta International, a global organization of women 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 65 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.

In Zamboanga City, Zonta main center is the Zonta Ayudahan Center in Canelar. It is a multi-purpose center that serves as a training and service hall.  The club is actively involved in different community’s services and in honoring women of distinction. Other active members are past presidents Dr. Araceli Tan, Dr. Bernie Santiago, Chit Ong, Roselia Tan, Charina San Luis, Darlene Tandoc, Cherry Belle Chua, Evelyn Balbon, Fatima Bagis, Fely Gayanilo, the Ong sisters Rita, Dr. Nerissa, and Syra, Jenny Que, Lynn Sy, and Sharon Ty.

By Tita Corteza