Quota Quick Update - January 2019

Dear Quota Members,

Welcome to a new year of Quota and a new issue of the Quota Quick Update. Here’s the news:


Quota Mourns the Loss of Past International President Charlotte Schamadan

Charlotte Ann Schamadan, who served as Quota International President from 1997-1998, passed away on December 21, 2018. Her life was a testament to the difference one person can make in the world. Read a remembrance of Charlotte and share your memories.


*Join Us in Celebrating 100 Years of Quota!

Quota’s Centennial anniversary is just weeks away. How will you be celebrating Quota’s official 100th birthday? Here are some ideas to get you started:

  • Read our almost daily Quota Facebook updates on celebrations that clubs are planning and share your celebration news and photos with the world. NEW! Our Quota Facebook page is now open to all – Quota members and your friends (let yours know!). No pre-registration is required.

  • Read Past International President Beris Pritchard’s latest article in her Quota Centennial Series profiling interesting stories from Quota’s past century of service. This month’s story profiles The Original Five….

  • Share your 100-year celebration photos with us. The best will go on Quota’s Home Page. We will view all photos you upload on our Quota Facebook page for potential use, or, e-mail your photos to grace@quota.org. Be sure to share the story behind your photo.

  • Purchase a Quota 100-year t-shirt. Shirts cost $20 each, but hurry! Supplies are limited. Use our handy t-shirt order form.

*Speaking of a Century of Service…

Thank you goes to those members and clubs who have donated thus far to Quota’s Century Program fundraising appeal. View the list of Century Clubs – clubs which donated $100 from or on behalf of each club member – and Century donors on our Century Program page. To date we have received US$40,332 of our US$151,345 goal. Check out our new donation gauge published on our Quota Home Page and help us “fill the Q” with your donations! We will update our “Q” as donations are received. Donate online here.

*2019 Regional Meetings

An updated 2019 Regional Meeting Schedule is now available. There have been a few updates since the first schedule went live last month, so check it out!

I wish you all a happy and prosperous 2019.



Nancy Fitzpatrick

Interim Executive Director

Quota International

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