Women’s group supports local causes


Zonta Club of Petoskey Area, through the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation, awarded $16,165.00 this spring to area organizations in need of funding.

The Zonta Women and Children’s Field of Interest Fund was established in 1996 by the Petoskey Club and its purpose is to support programs or projects which benefit area women and children and help them achieve their full potential.

The club awarded $16,165.00 to the following:

  • Cheetos Club at Petoskey High School – $1,400.00
  • Planned Parenthood (distribution of feminine hygiene kits, education about sexual & reproductive health) – $4,000.00
  • North Emmet Little League (fence and safety equipment for girls’ softball field in Pellston Area) – $8,765.00
  • Essential Needs Fund at the Community Foundation – $2,000.00

The grants were submitted to the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation and brought to the attention of our club committee, Judy Mainland, Linda Hume and Maureen Nicholson, for approval.

For more information about these grants, contact club member Sarah Ford at sford@phsacf.org.


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