Very Sad News
Joan Mettey passed away peacefully, early in the morning of Nov 3, 2018. Joan was a long-standing member of Zonta, and was beloved by all. She has left a lasting legacy of service and compassion to the organization.
RIP, Joan! - TJ Webb, Webmaster.
(from "Meet Some Members" page)
“I admired Zonta prior to my membership. The opportunity to network with women who share similar values is worthwhile.”
Joan, a rooted member of the club has worn many hats over the course of her years as a Zontian. She has transitioned through various roles such as treasurer, president-elect and president among others.
Championing the service mission of the club, Joan laid the foundation for a strong ongoing partnership between the club and the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Cincinnati. Zonta’s annual Christmas gifts to clients of VNA is an event club members look forward to each year.
As part of her tenured experience with the club, Joan has attended several international conventions, as she recounts, “…each year I am truly impressed with our international flags ceremony and the unity among Zontians from various countries to achieve the same goal.”