Smithtown, NY - October 5, 2016 - Zonta Club of Suffolk County is part of a global organization of professional women who share their time and expertise to help empower women worldwide through advocacy. The Suffolk chapter of Zonta is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. In Suffolk County, the club provides scholarships for young women, mentor the residents at Madonna Heights, advocate on behalf of women rights and offer presentations on various women related issues.
Smithtown resident Jane Conway has been a valued member of Zonta since 1979 and has served as president twice, as well as holding nearly every office within the club and currently serves as the Chair of the District 3 By-Laws Committee. Ms. Conway is a practicing attorney and is a former Smithtown Town Councilwoman. She is also active in many not-for- profit organizations. For her support and efforts, Zonta presented Ms. Conway with the Suffolk County Legacy award at its 50 th anniversary celebration. “I congratulate Jane Conway on her leadership, volunteerism and community involvement and thank her for her service to the people of Suffolk County,” said Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta.
Legislator Robert Trotta represents the 13th Legislative District, which includes Smithtown, Fort Salonga, Kings Park, San Remo, Nissequogue, Head of the Harbor, and St. James, as well as most of East Northport and parts of Northport and Commack.
Legislator Trotta serves on the Legislature’s Economic Development, Environment, Planning & Agriculture, Health, Public Works, Transportation & Energy, and Ways & Means Committees.