Hats Off for Club Anniversaries

Quota International salutes the following Quota clubs in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand celebrating charter anniversaries in September.  Collectively, they have been changing lives in their communities for nearly 200 years.

Quota International of Flint, Michigan, USA – 70 Years
chartered on 21 September 1944
Quota International of Flint is especially known for their work with Quota’s Cops ‘n’ Kids literacy program.  Flint Quotarians work with local police departments for fundraising, and distribution of children’s books to local shelters and community centers. In addition, QI of Flint members host trivia nights, silent auctions, and golf outing fundraisers to support local programs empowering women and children.

Quota International of Paradise, California, USA – 40 Years 
chartered on 27 September 1974
QI of Paradise

Through their Backpacks for School project, Quota International of Paradise donates backpacks filled filled with supplies for local children, and brings the community together for a fun outdoor BBQ event for families to pick up the supplies. QI of Paradise holds yard sales, auctions, and, the most fun of them all, a Boys of Paradise fundraiser where local businessmen adorn themselves in women’s fashions from the 1940s era and are then photographed for the Boys of Paradise flyer. Members raised over $12,000 for the local Boys and Girls Club.

Quota International of Bateman’s Bay, New South Wales, Australia – 40 Years
chartered on 27 September 1974
In Australia, Quota International of Bateman’s Bay has been keeping busy packing and delivering Vial of Life kits for emergency responders, participating in Clean Up Australia Day, and donating over $3000 to assist with the purchase of a medical chair for patients undergoing chemotherapy.

Quota International of Penticton, British Columbia, Canada – 30 Years 
chartered on 21 September 1984
Quota International of Penticton has been assisting women and children in their community from a Cups for the Cure awareness event to promote breast cancer research and recovery, a Hats Off to You evening donating almost $20,000 to service programs, and a free dental clinic to give the community access to affordable dental treatments.Penticton Cups for the Cure

Quota International of Auckland, New Zealand – 15 Years
chartered on 1 September 1999
Quota International of Auckland organizes an annual picnic to support Hearing House – a center that supports children with hearing loss and provides their families with resources and training. QI of Auckland has also raised funds to assist with the purchase of a medical device that treats brain and spinal tumors, prostate cancer, and Parkinson’s disease.

Thank you Quota clubs for changing lives empowering women, children, the deaf, hard-of-hearing and speech-impaired in your communities.  Congratulations on this major accomplishment! 

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