Nominations for 2015 Amelia Earhart Woman of Achievement Award Due June 19

OSWEGO – The deadline for submitting nominations to the Zonta Club of Oswego for the Amelia Earhart Woman of Achievement Award is June 19.

Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart

This is the 31st anniversary of the award which is presented annually to a woman whose hard work and dedication has made a difference in the lives of families in the Oswego community.

As a save the date, note that the 2015 Amelia Earhart Woman of Achievement Dinner will be held at the American Foundry Restaurant, Route 104, Oswego, NY on Friday, September 25th.  Sponsors are also being solicited for the event, the proceeds of which are used to fund Zonta scholarships.

Amelia Earhart was a member of Zonta International from 1928 until her death in 1937.  Earhart is quoted as saying “better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense”.  Indeed this award honors a woman whose community service involvement has positively impacted Oswego County.

Applications for submitting a nomination and information for sponsors can be found on the Zonta Club of Oswego’s Facebook page or by contacting Inga Back at 315-343-8733 or [email protected]