© 2015 by Zonta Club of Fort Collins Foundation 

  ~ Review our events held, most recent listed first~

 Legacy Honoree Recognition Open House March 31, 2018

Introduction of our 48 Legacy Honorees to our community.

The first introduction of our final 24 notable women selected to our community.

The first 24 notable women selected were introduced June 4, 2016 at our High Tea event. Scroll down to view pictures.

RISE: Women's Singer-Song Writer Concert

2nd Fundraiser October 20, 2017

 Special thanks to our musicians L-R:

Rosann Winn, Pam Tompkins,

Colleen Crosson and Saja Butler

 

 Women Empowering Women-September 29, 2017

Click here to download the speakers inspiring words of wisdom

 Event Co-Chairs:  Sosamma Samuel-Burnett J.D. Founder  & President, G.L.O.B.A.L Justice and Patti A. Smith, RN

     Chair Zonta Club of Fort Collins

'Her Legacy: Women of Fort Collins'

Historic Public Women's Art Exhibit

Left to right: Sosamma Samuel-Burnett, Beth Walker-Featured Speaker, Beth Bruno-Panelist, Patty Lopez-Panelist, Judith Barth-Panelist, Susan Kirkpatrick-Featured Speaker, Saja Butler-Panelist/Musician and Patti Smith

Special Thanks to:

Our Featured Speakers and Panelists for their participation in today's Forum and tremendous leadership in our communities.

Everyday Joe's for their great support of Women Empowering Women as our

Forum venue.

Colorado Women of Influence for their financial support of this Forum, and for their work in empowering women leaders.

Each of our Guests for joining us at this

Forum and being women comitted to

empowering women.

We thank four of our Notable Legacy women for attending last evening:  Margit Hentschel, Patty Lopez, Sue Ferguson and Susan Kirkpatrick.

 Quotable Quotes:

"There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen.  There is a third power stronger than both, that of women."

-Malala, Nobel Laureate

"The success of every woman should be the inspiration to another.  

We should raise each other up." -Serena Williams. Tennis Champion

"When we invest in women, we invest in the people who invest in everyone else.  So when we match their commitment with our own, great things are possible." -Melinda Gates, Gates Foundation

"I never dreamed about success.  I worked for it." -Estee Lauder

"True leaders understand that leadership is not about them but about those they serve.  It is not about exalting themselves but about lifting others up." -Sheri L. Dew, Author

 Quotable Quotes: 

"True leadership stems from individuality that is honestly and sometimes imperfectly expressed...Leaders should strive for authenticity over perfection." - Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook

"If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader."

- Dolly Parton, Singer/Songwriter

"A leader takes people where they want to go  A great leader takes people where they don't neccessarily want to go, but ought to be."

- Rosalyn Carler, former First Lady

Donor Recognition at Loveland Museum Picasso exhibit

November 10, 2017

          Donor Recognition at                  CooperSmith's Poolside          Restaurant March 26, 2017

High Tea Recognition Event at Avery House Gardens, June 4, 2016

L-R  Front Row: Jerri Schmitz, Brownie McGraw, Susan Kirkpatrick, Blanche Hughes, Sandra Eddy for Glady S. Eddy, Lydia Dody and Betty Aragon-Motites

L-R Back Row:  Heather Bonnema, Planning Team:        Rachael Davis, Artist- Planning Team; Kirsten Johnson, Planning Team; Stu Tobet for Joan King, Guadalupe Salazar, Sister Mary Alice Murphy, Diana Wall, Vicki Loran for         Ann Azari, Janet Gray for Nancy Gray, Denise Burson Freestone, Sue Furguson, Patti Smith and Stacey Jensen, Planning Team

OpenStage Theatre Play 1st Fundraiser for Her Legacy