Zonta Holiday Market Place Is This Weekend
I have a certain connection to this craft fair and not just because I love what Zonta does for women locally and around the world. My link to them is much more personal. My mom Donna Herweg who we lost on August 3rd of this year was the horsepower behind this event 40 years ago.
My mother was an entrepreneur for most of her life and was very involved in the community from sitting on a board of appeals to being a den mother and girl scout leader she was always looking for a way to make the world we live in a better place.
In her years in Zonta she rose to be president of the organization and had the brain child of a craft fair that would have a party atmosphere. She also wanted it to be affordable for crafters so anyone with a creative mind and a willingness to work had a chance to show their products. We went last year for the last time and I have to say the Zontians were warm and so appreciative for her determination to see this fund raiser through.
Along with crafts and antiques the girl also cook for weeks ahead and freeze foods for sale that are amazing. The event is at the Brewer Auditorium on November 10 & 11, admission is $2 that will go to support women and fight against human trafficking among other great causes.