JAYCEE LEADER WINS ZONTA AWARD.
Byline: Daily News
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The award is named for Carmen Sarro, a founding Zonta member who lost a battle with cancer several years ago.
Holbrook received the award March 18 as the highlight of Zonta's annual Status of Women Celebration. She was one of 10 women nominated for the award by service organizations throughout the Santa Clarita Valley and honored at the brunch program.
Holbrook joined the Jaycees in 2002, became membership vice president and was elected president in 2005. Under her leadership, membership in the local Jaycees grew from 30 members to nearly 90 members.
The chapter was named No. 1 in California. At the same time, Holbrook was named the No. 1 Jaycee president in the state and was nominated for the Kulp Award, which distinguishes her among the top Jaycee presidents in the nation.
In addition to her efforts for the Jaycees, Holbrook has done work for Carousel Ranch, Brenda Mehling Cancer Fund and the local chapter of her sorority's alumni association An alumni association is an association of graduates (alumni) or, more broadly, of former students. In the United Kingdom and the United States, alumni of universities, colleges, schools (especially independent schools), fraternities, and sororities often form groups with alumni . Through the Jaycees, she has assisted Single Mothers Outreach, the SCV Boys & Girls Club Girls Club is a 2002 American television series created by David E. Kelley, who was also it's producer and executive producer. Only two out of a total of thirteen episodes created were broadcast on Fox Television in the United States and Global Television in Canada. , Child and Family Center and other local service organizations.
Before Holbrook was announced as the Carmen Sarro Award winner, a Zonta member introduced each of the 10 nominees and saluted the organizations that nominated them. Event co-chairs Chris Miller, Cheryl Gray and Suzanne Alziebler introduced each honoree and presented them with a yellow rose, the symbol of Zonta International.
The nine women saluted in addition to Holbrook and their nominating organizations were Diane Bartley, American Association of University Women ''This article or section is being rewritten at The American Association of University Women (AAUW) advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research. ; Barbara D. Florentine, American Cancer Society American Cancer Society,
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Zonta is an international organization of professionals dedicated to improving the status of women worldwide. In addition to the Status of Women brunch, the local Zonta chapter sponsors the Healthy Kids Club for at-risk young women from Val Verde; Healthy Women's Day free health screenings for uninsured women; and Rent-A-Santa each Christmas.
International projects include literacy for the women of Afghanistan, small enterprise loans to women to combat the spread of AIDS in Africa, and the fight against the trafficking of women and children in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Above, Debbie Holbrook, winner of the Zonta Club's Carmen Sarro Award for Improving the Status of Women Through Community Service, stands with her award at a March 18 celebration brunch. The Jaycee president was picked over nine other nominees, below.