Lockport Zonta Club plans autumn wine dinner Nov. 10
A four course dinner and wine pairing will be presented by Jonathan Oakes, wine maker at Leonard Oakes Estate Winery. The appetizer course is pan seared sea scallops over a bed of butternut squash and asparagus risotto paired with Leonard Oakes Estate Winery’s 2011 Traminette followed by the harvest field green salad paired with Schulze Vineyards and Winery’s 2011 Siegfried Reserve . The entrée is a charred 6oz filet paired Freedom Run Winery’s 2010 Cabernet Franc ending with a pumpkin tort served with tea or coffee.
The President of the Zonta Club, Carol Spedding, said that the planning committee has been busy preparing for the event which will have a live auction, cash raffle and dancing. A cash bar and hors d’oeurvres begins at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. There is a donation of $55 per person to benefit the club scholarship fund. Ticket information for the fall fund-raiser is available from Sue Neidlinger at 778-7674.
Zonta Club of Lockport provides scholarships each year for women attending or returning to college. Applications for next year’s senior high school scholarships will be available in December from local high school guidance counselors. Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy.
With more than 31,000 members belonging to more than 1,200 Zonta Clubs in 66 countries, Zontians all over the world volunteer their time, talents and support to local and international service projects. For more information about Zonta Club of Lockport membership and programs, call Carol Spedding at 434-5677.