2011 Breaking the Silence Award for Best in Business: Verizon Wireless Charleston Call Center

Verizon Wireless’ corporate commitment to ending domestic violence is expressed nationwide. Their HopeLine® program has raised $7.9 million for domestic violence organizations and distributed more than 90,000 phones with the equivalent of more than 300 million minutes of free wireless service. Here in Charleston, Verizon Wireless works tirelessly in numerous ways. The company has invested …

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Zonta’s Featured Video Presentation from the 1st Annual Breaking the Silence Awards Gala

The Zonta Club of Charleston honored and recognized, for the first time ever, individuals and organizations making a difference in the lives of domestic violence victims. The First Annual Breaking the Silence Awards Gala took place on January 22, 2011, at the Harbour Club located in downtown Charleston, SC. Doug and Shirley Warner of Liza’s …

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Mayor Keith Summey Named Liza’s Lifeline Person of the Year at the 1st Annual Breaking the Silence Awards Gala January 22, 2011

The Zonta Club of Charleston’s inaugural Breaking the Silence gala on January 22, 2011, honored individuals and organizations that are making a difference for domestic violence victims. By honoring those working to prevent and end domestic violence in Charleston, the Zonta Club of Charleston aspires to raise awareness of the serious issue of domestic violence …

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Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION Established in 1998 from a generous bequest by Jane M. Klausman, a member of the Zonta Club of Syracuse, New York USA, and the 1990-1995 Zonta International Parliamentarian, the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship is awarded annually to women pursuing undergraduate or Master’s degrees in business management. The program operates at …

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January 11 is Amelia Earhart Day

After hearing of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance in 1937, the Zonta Club of Bakersfield, California, USA suggested honoring the trailblazing Zontian with a scholarship that would further her deep interest in the science of aeronautics. In 1938, Zonta established the Amelia Earhart Fellowships. Few women were active in aeronautics, science or engineering at the time – no qualified applicants were …

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