Zonta’s 6th Annual 2016 “Breaking the Silence” Awards Gala

Saturday, January 30, 2016

6:00 – 9:30 p.m.

Harbour Club, 35 Prioleau Street, Charleston, SC

Our Keynote Speaker:  South Car0lina Attorney General Alan Wilson

Tickets on sale: $75 per person  

A limited number of tickets will be available.

Ticket Purchases

Please call Diana Bogart with any questions (843) 822-0146.

The event is annually hosted by the Zonta Club of Charleston and benefits victims of domestic violence. Nominations for the 6th Annual Breaking the Silence Awards are accepted in the following categories: Best Volunteer, Best Advocate and Best Professional.

Zonta of Charleston is proud to announce the award recipients for 2016:

Best Advocate: Joyce Kephart-Todd

Best Professional: Kristen Shealy, Ed.M., CAS, LPC

Best Volunteer: Alicia Rahiem

Liza’s Lifeline Person of the Year for lifelong achievement will be selected by the board of Liza’s Lifeline and announced at the event.

Nominations for 2016 are now closed.

Past recipients include: Mayor R. Keith Summey, Ellen Steinberg, Scott Beard, Dr. Jennifer Pullano, Kristen Hankla, Verizon Wireless Charleston Call Center, Easter LaRoche, Elmire Raven, Sarah Finkelstein, Dr. Alyssa Rheingold, Latasha High Rivers, Sue Warren, Abby Himmelein, Marlvis “Butch” Kennedy, Robin Sevigney, Dr. Dean Kilpatrick, Vickey Cornelison-Grant, Lisa Bullard, Levolia Rhodes, Brenda Edmond, and Christan A. Rainey

Domestic violence is the issue number one in our state.  Many risk their lives by answering domestic disturbance calls, others fight their battle in the court rooms.  For most parts, these individuals are not recognized for their tireless work and we want to rectify that.