Luncheon Celebrates Sally Smith, Area Club 25 Years and Zonta International 100 Years

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (March 28, 2019) – The Zonta Club of Bonita Springs-Estero is hosting its annual Woman of the Year Fundraising Luncheon Tuesday, April 16. The luncheon will celebrate the 2019 Woman of the Year, Sally Smith, as well as the anniversaries of Zonta International and the area club.

Activities include a gift auction with prizes in the range of $200 and $700, a live auction and a $1000 drawing. The event will be emceed by NBC-2 news anchor, Stacey Deffenbaugh.

Tickets to attend are currently $50 but will rise to $65 after April 1. Tickets may be purchased online at

Sponsors of this event include e-Bella, Bonita Community Health Center, Carol Wood & Claire McMahon Team of John R. Wood, Smith Wealth Mgmt Group, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch and TLC Marketing & Creative Services, Inc.

Friends of Zonta Sponsors are Trish Leonard, Nancy Dalaskey, Mercedes Padin, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, Melissa Keel, Susan Kadel, Dr. Vivian Ebert, Kim Hastings, Carol Sissman, Sandra Hemstead, Debbie Laites and Rich Hart.

Funds from this event are used to provide grants to local organizations that best serve women, to provide scholarships to local students and to support various service projects.

For more information, contact Nancy Dalaskey at [email protected], visit or follow the Zonta Club on Facebook.

About Zonta Club of Bonita Springs-Estero

The Zonta Club of Bonita Springs-Estero is a not-for-profit organization located in Bonita Springs, Fla. It is an organization of business and professional women dedicated to improving the circumstances of women at all stages of life, locally and globally. It is part of Zonta International and participates in global initiatives, such as “Free the Girls” and “Say No to Violence Against Women.”