Zonta’s 7th Annual 2017 “Breaking the Silence” Awards Gala

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

Cocktails  at 6:00 – Cash Bar

Seated Dinner at 6:30

Harbour Club, 35 Prioleau Street, Charleston, SC

Our Keynote Speaker – Senator Katrina Shealy

Tickets on sale: $75 per person  

A limited number of tickets will be available.

Ticket Purchases

The following individuals will be honored:

Best Professional:  Chris Ross, North Charleston Police Department

Best Advocate:  Catrice Smalls, City of Charleston

Best Volunteer:  Delores Dawson, Project Unity USA

Liza’s Lifeline Person of the Year:  Sheriff Al Cannon, County of Charleston

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.

 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.

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, Christan A. Rainey, Joyce Kephart-Todd, Kristen Shealy, and Alicia Rahiem.

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.

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