The Zonta Club of Bonita Springs-Estero is hosting its annual Woman of the Year fundraising dinner on April 22 at Pelican’s Nest Golf Club in Bonita Springs. Each year, the club honors a woman who exemplifies Zonta’s mission, which is dedicated to improving the circumstances of women during all stages of life, locally and globally. The 2020 Woman of the Year is Kathleen Berkey, a shareholder and certified land planner with the Law Firm of Berkley & Poliakoff, in Fort Myers. The evening will include a cocktail hour, plated dinner, silent, live and dessert auction, as well as tickets for a chance to win $1,000 at $20 apiece. Stacey Deffenbaugh, NBC-2 news anchor, is the master of ceremony, and Rick Gallo will be the evening’s auctioneer. Several local dignitaries will be present. Tickets to attend are $100 and $125 after April 1. Tickets may be purchased online here
. Funds from this event are used to provide scholarships to local students and women who plan to return to the workforce.