Zonta District 4


We Empower Women


District 4 is a District of “Firsts”-first Club (Buffalo) in 1919 and first International Club (Toronto) in 1927.

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Building for Our Future

Online Learning Sessions 2020


Saturday, August 15, 2020 – Online Learning Session 4

9:00 – 11:00 AM

Registration open from August 1 -12, 2020

District 4 Membership Development


Sheena Poole, D4 Membership Chair

Celebrate Zonta & D4 Online!

July 4 – 8, 2020 Chicago, IL

Call to Conference Sept. 2021

Erie, Pennsylvania, USA

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Message Mar. 16, 2020   Zonta International District 4 Governor’s Workshop Update Dear District 4 Zontians, It is with a heavy heart that I must inform you that the Zonta Clubs of Brampton-Caledon and Oil City-Franklin have had to cancel their Area Workshops:...

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ZC of Grand Island Fashion Show, Sun. Apr. 26th.

ZC of Grand Island Fashion Show, Sun. Apr. 26th.

Spring Fling Zonta fashion show!    It has been over 100 years since Zonta International was founded in Buffalo, and the Grand Island club continues to celebrate the centennial “in style” with its annual Spring Fling Fashion Show & Luncheon. Doors open...

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Zonta Woodstock Sells 750 Roses for IWD

Zonta Woodstock Sells 750 Roses for IWD

Our community is the best!   Woodstock members wish to thank those who acknowledged the women in their lives by pre-ordering our signature roses through our Zonta IWD Rose Sale.  750  have been sold & delivered! Net proceeds will go to supporting Zonta...

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Zonta Woodstock Golf Classic June 8th

Zonta Woodstock Golf Classic June 8th

Women Golfing for Women Women Golfing for Women is Zonta Woodstock’s Golf Classic held at Craigowan on Monday, June 8, 2020. Net proceeds support women & girls’ local initiatives in Oxford County. Join Zonta and 100+ other women golfers for a relaxed and fun day...

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Zonta International & District 4

Mission & Vision


Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.


Zonta International envisions a world in which women’s rights are recognized as human rights and every woman is able to achieve her full potential.

In such a world, women have access to all resources and are represented in decision making positions on an equal basis with men.

In such a world, no woman lives in fear of violence.

Various advocacy campaigns to bring awareness to ending gender violence.

Service projects such as assembly of birthing kits for women in developing countries.

Club celebrate and host special events to bring attention to women’s issues and to raise funds for local and global initiatives.

Over 719 Members,

33 clubs,

15 Z Clubs &

1 Golden Z Club

Locally & Globally

Empowering Women

Service & Advocacy

Members in District 4 offer service and advocacy to both their local and international communities through a wide range of service projects and events.  Our members regularly support functions to acknowledge International Women’s Day and Zonta Rose Day, on the 8th March, and United Nations International Day for the Elimination of violence against women, November 25th.

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Governor Janice Durmis
District 4 Governor
2020 - 2022

Governor’s Desk

Welcome to the 2020-2022 Biennium!

Message: ZI President Sharon and UNICEF USA

Ending child marriage ZI resources now available for members

Photo: ©UNICEF_UN0331598_Das

22 October 2019

Zonta International is committed to ending child marriage. The new Ending Child Marriage Tools page includes information about child marriage, toolkits and resources to help clubs and individual members in their efforts.

Zontian Issue July 2020

ZI Centennial Anniversary Biennium in Pictures

Follow District 4

ZC of Buffalo Film “Marian de Forest: Spirit of Zonta”

D4 Communications

D4 Archived Monthly Posts

Tony Dean, Canadian Senator, stood in the Senate today to recognize Zonta and the Amelia Earhart fellowship.

Statement on the 100th Anniversary of Zonta Clubs

On June 6, 2019, Canadian Senator Tony Dean acknowledges Zonta, its importance, and the work being done.  Senator’s Dean’s statement.

Let Us Learn Madagascar

Ending Child Marriage

ZI has committed to support the UNICEF/UNFPA Global Programme to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage.

A different road to take: Ending child marriage

ZI Governing Documents 2018

Zonta District 4