National Night Out

Join us at the National Night Out on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 in Rollins Park from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. hosted by the Concord Police Department. This year’s family friendly festivities will include food, contests, prizes, K9 demonstrations, the Touch-A-Truck Program, a zoo exhibit, a Black Hawk helicopter, and much more! Numerous businesses from around the community will be set up in booths to make people aware of the services they have available. There will also be free shuttle service from Rundlett Middle School to Rollins Park!

Global Gag Rule – a call to action

My Turn_ ‘Global Gag Rule’ is inhumane and ineffective ~ The United Nations Population Fund is the single largest international provider of contraception, family planning, and other reproductive health services, helping women safely manage their pregnancies and give birth in some of the most harrowing settings.     Full article in the Concord Monitor.  

Hundreds Help Renovate MVDCS with Books

~~ Hundreds of readers celebrated Market Days by purchasing books from the Zonta Club of Concord’s Book Sale, raising $1,402 for Merrimack Valley Day Care Service’s renovations. “Zonta’s goal is to serve women and girls,” explained Zonta Club President Karla Roth. “And it takes a community to do so. That’s why we are so honored to support Merrimack Valley Day Care. For 50 years, MVDCS has helped thousands of families prepare their children for school and for life. This contribution will help fund much-needed improvements at the center to keep it vital for decades to come.” “Over the years, our Fruit

JMK Scholarship Awarded

Congratulations to our 2017 Jane M. Klausman Scholarship Winner! So happy that we could be a part of your journey. Click on the Youtube link to hear her remarks about how she is already paying it forward helping mentor young students at UNH!

New American Merit Award

We are so honored to present the New American Merit Award to Claudine Umurutasate. After only two years at Concord High School, Claudine has become the first English language learner to be invited to join the national Honor Society! She will attend Keene State College in the Fall with the goal of becoming a nurse. We are honored to be part of her journey to change the world!

YWPA

The Young Women in Public Affairs Award recognizes young women, ages 16-19, who demonstrate superior leadership skills and a commitment to public service and civic causes, and encourages them to continue their participation in public and political life. For a full list of the eligibility and application requirements, please refer to the application.