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Zonta Club of Jamestown
Wednesday, October 19th, The Zonta Club of Jamestown announced their Zontian of the Year: Bonnie DeJoy. A member since 2006, Bonnie was president of the Zonta Club of Jamestown from 2013-2015. She is a Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for Trinity Biotech USA, has a daughter, Danielle DeJoy Moss and two adopted dogs Teddy and Jackson.
“Active in the community and instrumental in many of Zonta’s functions, Bonnie has supported and advocated for women locally and internationally. She was an organized and fantastic President. She’s a solid communicator. She’s a great representative to have from the U.S. We in Zonta are very proud of her and all her accomplishments,” said Rosie Papalia, President Elect, Zonta Club of Jamestown and Chair of the Zontian of the Year program.
The program consisted of a somewhat visual biography of clues of the mystery Zontian of the Year’s life. Getting more detailed toward the end with actual names and favorite stories from Bonnie’s daughter and points of information from good friend Bill Burley.
Bonnie said, “Wow! I was so surprised and this is such an honor. It’s what we do as an organization both locally and worldwide that means the most to me. We make a difference, sometimes in small ways and sometimes in some significant ways, but it all matters.”
The Zonta Club of Jamestown is one of 1200 chapters of Zonta International, a service organization. Their mission is: Empowering women through service and advocacy. For more information about the Zonta Club visit their website at www.zontajamestown.org or International at Zonta.org; Like them on Facebook or follow on Twitter @ZontaJamestown.