Last Updated 12/14/2015
2021 Zontian of the Year - Meta Murray
Irene Orton, Kathleen LaBelle, Meta Murray, Loraine Abess,Fran Bowen, Debra Grobe-Searles, Chris Legg
The Zonta Club of Glens Falls named Meta R. Murray, the Zontian of the Year. This award is made by the Past Presidents Committee and is based on the member’s contributions to the Club and support of its mission.
Ms. Murray, retired Corporate Counsel for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, has been a member of the Club for over 30 years. During her membership she has served as president of the local club as well as chair of several committees and on the Board. Presently she serves as the President of The Zonta Club Foundation of Glens Falls, a 501(c) 3 corporation. On the District level she has been the Parliamentarian and ByLaws chair, and at the International level, Ms. Murray has raised money for Zonta International as the Foundation Ambassador. She has represented the Club as a delegate at International Conventions in Australia, The Netherlands, France, San Antonio, and Chicago.
She is the mother of Meghan Pfeiffer, who has also worked on Zonta events. Her Grandson, Elias and his parents, Meghan and Lon Smith reside in Olympia Washington.
Celebrating the Holidays
& Zontian of the Year
Judith Hillis was honored on December 8th at our holiday dinner meeting as Zontian of the Year for 2015. The Zonta Club of Glens Falls Past Presidents Committee recognized Judy as an outstanding Zontian who has dedicated her time and energy in our local and international community in improving the status of women through service and advocacy.
Zontian of the Year 2015
Ms. Hillis has served on the Zonta Foundation Board of Directors, the Zonta Club of Glens Falls Board of Directors, and serves as Chairperson of our largest fundraiser, The Country Faire.
From Left: President, Frances Bowen, Zontian of the Year, Judith Hillis, Past President's Committee Award given by Debra Grobe-Searles
Holiday Dinner Party at Jack's American Bistro
Holiday Elves and Zontians, Jane McEwan and Judy Hillis giving their time (and having fun!) on Saturday, December 12th at the Orvis Outlet Christmas wrapping booth.