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Zonta Club of Grand Island
P. O. Box 1104, Grand Island, NY 14072

Previous Zonta Club News

Contact person: President Maria Burns
Vice President: Agnes Becker
Secretary: Karen Keefe
Treasurer: Linda Isenhart
Assistant treasurer: Sue Fleming-Brusino
Directors: Linda Mosher, Marty Kennell and Barbara Sherman
Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at Ellden's at River Oaks Golf Course.

The purpose of Zonta Club of Grand Island is to advance the status of women,
to award scholarships to women of Grand Island and to provide service to Grand Island.
Major activities of the club are the annual antique show and monthly business and program meetings.

Zonta Gives $1,500 to Neighbors Foundation - January 2017

    The Zonta Club of Grand Island donated a check for $1,500 to the Neighbors Foundation to help out in the foundation's 2016 Holiday Distribution that brought Christmas joy to more than 56 families, through food baskets and Christmas gift cards for toys. Zonta Treasurer Linda Isenhart presented the check to Ann Dahl of the Neighbors Foundation during Zonta's annual Christmas Party at the Buffalo Launch Club. Zonta also contributed funds and toys to Heart, Love & Soul in Niagara Falls; mittens and hats to Cornerstone Manor, a temporary residence in Buffalo for women who have experienced domestic violence; and wreaths and Christmas cards to residents of Elderwood Nursing Home on Grand Island. The local Zonta Club awards scholarships to Grand Island women and donates to Miracle League and St. Luke's Mission of Mercy, among other charitable organizations. Zonta's mission is to empower women through service and advocacy.


Zonta Awards Four Scholarships - July 2016

From left: Scholarship winners Julia Lawley, Margaret M.H. Rustowicz and Yaling Chen (not shown, Megan Karpie), guest speaker Bethany Bernatovicz, owner of ASI Signage and a former Zonta Scholarship winner.
Photo by Karen Carr Keefe

   Story by Linda Isenhart and Karen Carr Keefe.
    Four young Grand Island women received a boost to their college education when the Zonta Club of Grand Island held its 2016 Scholarship Award night, June 28 at the Buffalo Launch Club. Grand Island High School graduating seniors Julia Lawley and Yaling Chen are winners of Veronica Connor Scholarships. The scholarships are presented to high school seniors who live on Grand Island. Megan Karpie and Margaret M.H. Rustowicz are winners of the Zonta Memorial Scholarship, in honor of Zonta members who have passed away. The award is presented to young women 18-25 who are already enrolled in a degree program. Each of the four scholarships is in the amount of $750. Guest speaker was Bethany Bernatovicz, owner of ASI Signage and a former Zonta Scholarship winner.
Veronica Connor Scholarship winners
  • Julia Lawley plans to attend Duquesne University in the fall, majoring in nursing, with the goal of becoming a nurse practitioner. The essay she wrote for her scholarship application included an inspiring quote from author C. JoyBell C.: "The strength of a woman is not measured by the impact that all her hardships in life have had on her; but the strength of a woman is measured by the extent of her refusal to allow those hardships to dictate her and who she becomes."
  • Yaling Chen plans to attend Canisius College in the fall to major in accounting with the goal of becoming a CPA. Chen has written of the gender inequality she experienced in her native country of China. She has said when you invest in women and girls, you invest in stronger, more stable families and communities for future generations.
       The Veronica Connor Scholarships are in memory of the late educator and charter Grand Island Zonta member for whom Grand Island middle school is named. Memorial Scholarship winners are:
  • Megan Karpie is a 2012 graduate of GIHS. She attends the Rochester Institute of Technology in the five-year BS/MS Physician Assistant program. She is an active member of the RIT honors program, is a member of the women’s track and field team and has received RIT's Outstanding Undergraduate Award. Her career goal is to work as a physician assistant in internal or emergency medicine. Due to her clinical rotation schedule in Rochester she was unable to attend the event.
  • Margaret Rustowicz is a 2015 GIHS graduate who attends St. John Fisher College in Rochester. She has completed her first year in the bachelor of science nursing program. She would like to enter the workforce as an RN and continue her education to earn a nurse practitioner degree. She works as a volunteer at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, as a peer mentor on campus and does fundraising for Camp Good Days and Special Times.
        In selecting winners from the applicants, the scholarship committee looks for the qualities Zonta stands for: independence, motivation, commitment and family, community involvement and leadership potential. Guest speaker Bethany Bernatovicz lives and works on the Island. She is vice president and player development director of the Grand Island Soccer Club. In high school, she received the Tom Hewitt Scholar/Athlete Award and Western New York Golf Scholarship. She loves sports and graduated with 16 varsity letters, including for soccer, volleyball, basketball and track. Bernatovicz gave the young women advice for success in their careers. One of the key elements she identified: "Show up." Find out more about Zonta by visiting our Facebook page atfacebook.com/zontaclubofgrandisland or visit our website atzontagrandisland.org.


    GI Zonta Club Makes Relay Donation - May 2016

    Pictured with the check, from left, are: Becky Stufkosky, Relay co-chair; Maria Burns, Zonta past president; Linda Isenhart, Zonta treasurer; Lynn Dingey, Relay co-chair; and Missy Stolfi, Relay senior community manager.

        Zonta Club of Grand Island has donated a check for $500 to the Grand Island Relay For Life, which takes place from 4 p.m. to midnight, June 10, at Grand Island's Veterans Park. "Let's all try to attend for this very worthy cause and an evening of wonderful events," Burns said. The Zonta Club of Grand Island is an international organization whose goal is empowering the status of women.


    GI Zonta Club Officer Installation - May 2016

    Photo by Linda Kutzbach

        The Zonta Club of Grand Island installed officers for 2016-17 during a meeting at the Buffalo Launch Club on Tuesday, May 10th. Presiding over the installation was Zonta District 4 Governor Joanne Raymond, of Waterloo, Ontario. In the photo, from left, seated, are: Barbara Nowakowski, two-year board member; and Barbara Sherman, club president. Standing, from left, are Joanne Raymond, district governor; JoAnn Hall, one-year board member; Denise Dunbar, two-year board member; Susan Berger, one-year board member; Linda Isenhart, treasurer; Sue Fleming-Brusino, assistant treasurer; and Karen Keefe, secretary. Not shown: Rose Kud, vice president. Zonta is an international organization whose mission is advancing the status of women through advocacy and service.


    Zonta Fashion Show is April 17 at Buffalo Launch Club - March 2016

    Previous Zonta Fashion Show.

       With the arrival of spring, it's also time for the annual Zonta Fashion Show and Luncheon. The event is this Sunday, April 17, at the Buffalo Launch Club, 503 E. River Road. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and luncheon is at 12:30 p.m. In addition to an elegant lunch and a show with fashions by Chico's, there's an opportunity to win great prizes. Sponsors for this event are: NOCO, Wegmans, Brick Oven, Johns, Just Pizza, Rocky's and Say Cheese Restaurant. Tickets are just $30 per person (advance sale only) which can be purchased from any Zonta Member or at Flower A Day 2119 Grand Island Blvd. There's also tons of theme baskets. The afternoon is designed for fun, fashion, socializing, networking and supporting a worthwhile cause. See poster.
        The fashion show is the major fundraiser for the Zonta Club of Grand Island Scholarship Fund. The club awards four $750 scholarships each year in three categories. Veronica Connor Scholarships are given to two high school seniors accepted at a college for the fall. The Memorial Scholarship is presented to a woman between the ages of 18 and 25 who is enrolled in a degree or certification program. The Career Advancement Scholarship is awarded to a woman over 25 who is in a program to further her education or re-enter the job market. You can find the applications on Isledegrande.



    Zonta Club of Grand Island 2016 Scholarships - February 2016

        The Zonta Club of Grand Island will be awarding four scholarships in three categories this year at their annual awards dinner on June 28, 2016.
       Two $750 awards named for charter member, Veronica Connor, will be presented to two high school seniors. To be eligible the senior high school candidate must reside on Grand Island and be accepted at a college. For those seniors attending Grand Island High School, applications are available through the guidance department (due 4-13-16). For those attending other area high schools, applications (due 4-13-16) are available online through Isledegrande or by calling 479-2599 and leaving a message. Scholarship Form
       Memorial Scholarship Award - One $750 scholarship will be presented to a woman between the ages of 18-25. This award is in memory of our deceased Zontians who gave of their time and resources to improve the status of women. To be eligible for this award the applicant must be at least 18 years old (not a high school senior) and be enrolled in a degree or certification program. Applications are available online through Isledegrande or by calling 479-2599 and leaving a message (due 5-15-16). Scholarship Form
       Career Advancement Scholarship Award - Our Career Advancement Scholarship will recognize one woman over 25 with a $750 award. She must be a resident of Grand Island and be attending or have proof of acceptance in a program to further her education or help reenter the job market. These applications are available online through Isledegrande and by calling 479-2599 and leaving a message (due 5-15-16). Scholarship form.


    GI Zonta Club Donation - December 2015

    From left: Zonta Treasurer Linda Isenhart; Ann Dahl; and Zonta President Barbara Sherman.
    Maria Burns photo.

       On December 8th at the Zonta Christmas dinner at the Buffalo Launch Club, members of the Grand Island Zonta Club presented a check for $1,500 to Ann Dahl, representative for Grand Island Neighbors Foundation and a Zonta member. The donation will go to the Neighbors Foundation Share Your Happiness campaign.


    GI Zonta Club Awards Four Scholarships - April 2015

    from left: Angelina Howe, Annaliese Corrao, Janice Hobba-Glose, R.N., Julia Drozdowsky and Taylor Latvala.

       The Zonta Club of Grand Island awarded four scholarships and heard a keynote speech from a former scholarship recipient at an awards dinner held June 23rd at the Buffalo Launch Club. Angelina Howe and Annaliese Corrao are winners of the club's Memorial Scholarship for current college students; guest speaker was Janice Hobba-Glose, R.N., an assistant professor of nursing at Daemen College; and Julia Drozdowsky and Taylor Latvala were winners of Veronica Connor Scholarships, awarded to graduating high school seniors from Grand Island. All the awards were in the amount of $750.
    Veronica Connor Scholarship winners:
  • Julia Drozdowsky was enrolled in the New Visions Connections Health Related Careers program during her senior year at GIHS. She was on the high honor roll for four years and was a member of the Interact Club. She has studied cello since she was 8. She has been volunteering at the Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo General Hospital and Niagara Community Missions. In the fall, she plans to attend Allegheny College in Pennsylvania, with a major in biology. After college graduation, she hopes to attend medical school or pursue a career in public health.
  • Taylor Latvala has been accepted to the Honors College at the state University at Buffalo, where she plans to major in pharmacy. She is a member of the National Honor Society and served on the Superintendent’s Advisory Council at GIHS. She was in DECA for four years and was a member of the Wind Ensemble. She volunteers at Hospice and Friends of the Night.
    Memorial Scholarship winners:
  • Angelina Howe graduated from Grand Island High School in 2011. She recently graduated from the state University College at Brockport with a bachelor’s degree in health science and a minor in biology. She is enrolled in the nursing program at the University at Buffalo with the goal of becoming an R.N. in pediatric oncology.
  • Annaliese Corrao, a 2013 GIHS graduate, just completed her sophomore year at Alfred State College. She plans to earn her R.N. and work at a local hospital.
       This year, the Grand Island club was pleased to have a past recipient of its Career Advancement Scholarship as a guest speaker. Janice E. Hobba-Gelose, doctor of Nursing Science, is an assistant professor of nursing at Daemon College. She is a graduate of GIHS. In her speech, she encouraged young women to be brave in their pursuit of excellence. Hobba-Gelose has received many academic and professional awards, and the Zonta Club of Grand Island is very proud to have helped along the way.
        In addition to awarding scholarships that now total $115,000 over the years, the Zonta Club of Grand Island works to advance the status of women through advocacy and fundraising, both locally and in developing countries worldwide. The local club also works to promote awareness and help victims of domestic violence; performs community service projects such as delivering Meals on Wheels; and donates to Relay For Life, Neighbors Foundation; and the Miracle League, among others.


    Zonta Fashion Show Raises Scholarship Funds - April 2015

    Models from left: Barbara Gannon, Patricia Aldrich, JoAnn Hall, Joanne Kud, Linda Isenhart, Barbara Sherman, Karen Keefe, Lyn Laman, Agnes Becker and Rose Kud.

    Committee from left: JoAnn Hall, Joanne Fleischman, Rose Kud, Linda Kutzbach, Denise Dunbar, Joanne Kud, Joan Pax and Sue Berger.

        The Zonta Club of Grand Island got a nice sunny spring day for its annual Fashion Show and Luncheon on April 19th. "The 2015 Spring Zonta Fashion show was a lovely afternoon at the Buffalo Launch Club," said Zonta member Sue Berger, owner of Flower A Day florist on Grand Island Boulevard. "The beautiful outfits, provided by Chico's on Main Street in Amherst, showcased by our members and friends, were enjoyed by all who attended," she said. The event was fun with a specific focus. "We raised funds for the scholarships Zonta provides," Berger said. The show is the major fundraiser for the club's scholarship fund. Zonta awards four $750 scholarships each year in three categories. Veronica Connor Scholarships are given to two high school seniors accepted at a college for the fall. The Memorial Scholarship is presented to a woman between the ages of 18 and 25 who is enrolled in a degree or certification program. The Career Advancement Scholarship is awarded to a woman over 25 who is in a program to further her education or re-enter the job market. There's still time to apply for the Memorial and the Career Advancement scholarships (see below), with a deadline of May 15th for both of these. Contact any Zonta member for more details. The fashion show also included raffles, gift certificates and prizes for attendees. The gift certificate raffle featured a $150 Noco gas card, as well as three $50 restaurant certificates - one each for Dick & Jenny's, the Village Inn and Riverstone Grill.


    Zonta Fashion Show is April 19 at Buffalo Launch Club - April 2015

    Last years models at Zonta Fashion Show.

        With the arrival of spring, it's also time for the annual Zonta Fashion Show and Luncheon. The event is this Sunday, April 19, at the Buffalo Launch Club, 503 E. River Road. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and luncheon is at 12:30 p.m. The fashion show is the major fundraiser for the Zonta Club of Grand Island Scholarship Fund. The club awards four $750 scholarships each year in three categories. Veronica Connor Scholarships are given to two high school seniors accepted at a college for the fall. The Memorial Scholarship is presented to a woman between the ages of 18 and 25 who is enrolled in a degree or certification program. The Career Advancement Scholarship is awarded to a woman over 25 who is in a program to further her education or re-enter the job market. You can find the applications on Isledegrande.
        In addition to an elegant lunch and a show with fashions by Chico's, there's an opportunity to win great prizes. The gift certificate raffle features a $150 Noco gas card, as well as three $50 restaurant certificates - one each for Dick & Jenny's, the Village Inn and Riverstone Grill. There’s also a money tree and tons of theme baskets. The afternoon is designed for fun, fashion, socializing, networking and supporting a worthwhile cause. For tickets, contact a Zonta member or call Susan Berger at Flower A Day, 773-4252, before Friday, April 17.


    Zonta Fashion Show - March 2015

        The Zonta Club Fashion Show will be at the Buffalo Launch Club on Sunday, April 19th. Doors open at 11:30, and lunch will be served at 12:30. Fashions are by Chico's and tickets are available at Flower A Day florist. See flyer.


    Zonta Club of Grand Island 2015 Scholarships - February 2015

        The Zonta Club of Grand Island will be awarding four scholarships in three categories this year at their annual awards dinner on June 23, 2015.
       Two $750 awards named for charter member, Veronica Connor, will be presented to two high school seniors. To be eligible the senior high school candidate must reside on Grand Island and be accepted at a college. For those seniors attending Grand Island High School, applications are available through the guidance department (due 4-22-15). For those attending other area high schools, applications (due 4-22-15) are available online through Isledegrande or by calling 479-2599 and leaving a message. Scholarship Form
       Memorial Scholarship Award - One $750 scholarship will be presented to a woman between the ages of 18-25. This award is in memory of our deceased Zontians who gave of their time and resources to improve the status of women. To be eligible for this award the applicant must be at least 18 years old (not a high school senior) and be enrolled in a degree or certification program. Applications are available online through Isledegrande or by calling 479-2599 and leaving a message (due 5-15-15). Scholarship Form
       Career Advancement Scholarship Award - Our Career Advancement Scholarship will recognize one woman over 25 with a $750 award. She must be a resident of Grand Island and be attending or have proof of acceptance in a program to further her education or help reenter the job market. These applications are available online through Isledegrande and by calling 479-2599 and leaving a message (due 5-15-15). Scholarship form.


    Zonta to Launch Campaign Against Domestic Violence- November 2014

        Zonta Club of Grand Island is launching a blitz against domestic violence next week by distributing flyers and posters to help victims get the services they need through the local Family Justice Center. This is part of Zonta's participation in the worldwide campaign "16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence." The campaign runs Nov. 25th through Dec. 10th. Club members will distribute the informational material across the community, concentrating on places where Grand Islanders gather, including churches, schools and retail establishments. Look for the literature on bulletin boards in public places around town.
        As part of Zonta's "Say No to Violence" campaign in 2014, the local club has contributed a brick to the Tribute Garden at Isle View Park, Tonawanda, and donated a sign about the availability of domestic violence victims' advocacy on Grand Island for the information board near Town Hall.


    Four GI Women Receive Zonta Awards - July 2014

       By Linda Isenhart, Scholarship Committee - Zonta Club of Grand Island
       The Zonta Club of Grand Island held its annual Scholarship Award dinner June 24th at the Buffalo Launch Club. The scholarship committee spent many hours critiquing applications in four different groups. There are two Veronica Connor Scholarships, the Memorial Scholarship and the Career Advancement Award. Of the 21 applicants, it was a hard task to choose from among the worthy candidates. The committee pores over the applications and essays looking for the qualities that Zonta stands for: independence, motivation, commitment to family and community as well as leadership potential. Applicants are asked to write an essay about a woman who has influenced American society or what they see as their future role as a woman in American society. The scholarship committee meets several times before deciding on which applicant best completes these requirements. All are deserving applicants. Other committee members include Denise Dunbar, Agnes Becker and Sue Fleming Brusino.
       Veronica Connor Scholarships
  • Jenna Paternostro plans to attend Ithaca College and is majoring in radio and television. Jenna aspires to have a career in media production. She admires Mary Tyler Moore as a leader who inspired women everywhere to be independent, career-minded and empowering.
  • Jillian Sheehan plans to attend Canisius College and is majoring in accounting and accounting information systems. She hopes to someday work for a large accounting firm. Jillian chose first lady Eleanor Roosevelt for her essay and conveyed how she used her strength and perseverance through many trying times in our country, as well as her advocacy for equal rights.
       The Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Reem Abdellatif, a 19-year-old student at the University at Buffalo. She began her studies in accounting in 2012 and is planning to work with an accounting firm or an audit company. In keeping with Zonta's mission to promote women, Reem is vice president of Marketing for Women in Management.
        The Career Advancement Award was given to Rima Abdellatif who is working on her B.A. in economics from UB. Rima lives on Grand Island with her family. She completed high school in Amman, Jordan, and also attended Yarmouk University in Jordan. After coming to the United States she attended Niagara County Community College and now UB, while raising her family and working at the International Institute as a translator Coordinator. In case the two names seem familiar it is because they are mother and daughter — a first for the Zonta Club of Grand Island.
       The Grand Island club has awarded more than $110,000 in scholarships to date. Zonta is a worldwide service organization of women executives in business and the professions. The group's mission is to advance the status of women worldwide. The Grand Island club holds several fundraisers throughout the year to sponsor the scholarships, including the Spring Fling Fashion Show, holiday poinsettia sale and the Zonta Cookbook, currently on sale at Flower A Day florist, Niagara Frontier Publications and the Village Inn restaurant. If you are out and about and see the Zonta women working hard at one of our fundraisers, please don't hesitate to come up and talk with us.


    2014-2015 Zonta Officer Installation - June 2014

    From left, front row, are Rosemarie Kud, director; Linda Isenhart, treasurer; and Vivian Cody, Zonta District 4 Ambassador, who installed the officers.
    In the back row, from left, are Barbara Gannon, director; Agnes Becker, president; Denise Dunbar, director; Ann Dahl, director; Karen Keefe, secretary; and Sue Fleming-Brusino, assistant treasurer. Not shown, Linda Mosher, vice president.
    Andrea Moreau photo-click for larger view.

        The Zonta Club of Grand Island installed officers for 2014-15 on May 13th at the Buffalo Launch Club. Zonta is an international service organization of more than 31,000 members whose mission is to advance the status of women. On June 24th, the Grand Island club will hold its annual Scholarship Dinner at the Buffalo Launch Club, where it will award scholarships to four local women. The local club has awarded more than $105,000 in scholarships over the years.


    Zonta Welcomes Victim Advocate - May 2014

    From left Zonta President Agnes Becker, treasurer Linda Isenhart, member and Town Court Clerk Maria Burns, Joseph Chudoba and member and Town Justice Sybil Kennedy.

        Members of the Grand Island Zonta Club were on hand to welcome the new Domestic Violence Victim Advocate for Grand Island, Joseph Chudoba on Monday, May 19th at the Town Hall. Mr. Chudoba is part of the Erie County Sheriff Department Domestic Violence Unit. The Zonta Club is a big supporter of Domestic Violence initiatives and is active in a "Tribute Garden" planned for Isleview Park along the Niagara River to be dedicated this fall. The garden is a memorial to domestic violence victims.


    Zonta Cookbook Has Arrived - March 2014


        The Zonta Club of Grand Island has cooked up a unique way to dish up recipes and raise funds for scholarships at the same time - it's the club's new cookbook "Zonta Rocks the Recipes." Filled with 195 recipes from Zonta members, friends and family, it's got your proverbial soup to nuts, plus a whole lot more. The book starts with appetizers, then takes you through the day's meals, from breakfast to dessert, with a musical theme carried out in drawings by long time Grand Island art teacher Lyn Laman, a Zonta member. Many members submitted family recipes that have been handed down for years. For example, some favorite recipes are included by the late Joanne Carr, who wrote the "Cooking Grand" column for the Grand Island Dispatch from 2004-07. Her daughter, Karen Keefe, is a Zonta member. "It's great to be able to share cherished recipes with fellow Islanders, to carry on traditions that mean so much to us," Keefe said.
        Published by Morris Press Cookbooks, the book is filled with helpful hints on counting calories; pantry basics; baking secrets for perfect pies, cookies and cakes; cooking terms; measurements and equivalencies; quick fixes for cooking mistakes; and even elegant tips for formal dining, such as napkin folding and place settings! Historical facts and photos on the Zonta Club and its mission are included in opening pages of the book. Zonta International is a worldwide service organization whose goal is to advance the status of women. It was founded in 1919 in Buffalo. Locally, the club has raised more than $105,000 for scholarships for women. To order a cookbook, call Keefe at 380-3413 to arrange purchase. The books are $15 and can be picked up by appointment at the offices of Niagara Frontier Publications, 1859 Whitehaven Road. The books will also be available at the club's major fundraising event of the year, the SOLD OUT Spring Fashion Fling at noon on Sunday, April 6, at River Oaks, 210 Whitehaven Road.


    Zonta Club Fashion Show - April 2014

       The Zonta Club of Grand Island is having a fashion show on Sunday, April 6th at noon at River Oaks Golf Course, 201 Whitehaven Road. Tickets are $25.00 and include a sit down lunch and glass of champagne. Fashions are by Chico's. There will be a cash bar, basket raffle and split club. Tickets available March 1st at Flower A Day Florist, 2119 Grand Island Blvd.


    Zonta Club Announces 2014 SCHOLARSHIPS - March 2014

       Members of the Zonta Club of Grand Island will be awarding 4 scholarships in three categories this year at their annual awards dinner on June 24th.
    "Veronica Connor Scholarship Award" - Application
    Two $750.00 awards named for charter member, Veronica Connor, will be presented to two high school seniors. To be eligible the senior high school candidate must reside on Grand Island and be accepted at a college. For those seniors attending Grand Island High School, applications are available through the guidance department (due 4/02/14). For those attending other area high schools, applications (due 4/11/14) are available online through the Isledegrande.com website, your school's guidance office or by calling 479-2599.
    Memorial Scholarship Award - Application
    One $750.00 scholarship will be presented to a woman between the ages of 18-25. This award is in memory of our deceased Zontians who gave of their time and resources to improve the status of women. To be eligible for this award the applicant must be at least 18 years old (not a high school senior) and be enrolled in a degree or certification program. Applications are available online through the Isledegrande.com website or by calling 479-2599. (due 5/15/14)
    Career Advancement Scholarship Award - Application
    Our Career Advancement Scholarship will recognize one woman over 25 with a $750.00 award. She must be a resident of Grand Island and be attending or have proof of acceptance in a program to further her education or help reenter the job market. These applications are also available online through the Isledegrande.com website or by calling 479-2599. (due 5/15/14)
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