Zonta honoring women in law enforcement at Achievement Night
Published 1:01 pm Sunday, March 13, 2016
The Zonta Club of Austin will host its fifth annual Women of Achievement Night on March 21.
Lia Culbert of Mission 21 will talk about the organization that provides services to victims of sex trafficking.
The program helps give trafficked girls and women a new start. Mission 21 will receive funds from Austin chiropractor Kelly Nesvold’s 300M4FREEDOM, a drive to raise money through a fitness challenge.
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Reservations are due by March 14. Tickets are $30 for individuals or $240 for a table of eight. Checks can be made to Zonta Club of Austin and can be mailed or dropped off at Bursch Travel, 1411 First Street SW, Austin.
The night will feature a silent auction, a social hour starting at 5 p.m., a dinner at 6 p.m., and awards and a presentation starting at 7 p.m.
The dinner will also honor three local women in law enforcement — Officer April Kline, Sgt. Kim Lenz, and Sgt. Martha Hauschildt. Organizers raised funds to hand out scholarships as well.
For more information, contact Mary Jo Follmuth at 507-437-8773 or Cheryl Retterath at 507-438-4330.