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ADVANCING THE STATUS OF WOMEN AT TABLE 53
Po‘ipū, Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i –Sheraton Kauai Resort’s innovative charity fundraising program, Table 53, will benefit the The Zonta Club of Kauai Foundation in August. The resort will donate its net proceeds for all food & beverage at Table #53 in the oceanfront RumFire Poipu Beach restaurant during its month-long fundraiser. Over $100,000 has been raised through the Table 53 program since its inception in October 2012.
The Table 53 program is offered at RumFire Poipu Beach, the south shore's oceanfront hot spot, featuring locally sourced cuisine with global influences, exciting cocktails to ignite your palate and over 180-degree oceanfront views from all of its 240 seats. Table 53 features private booth seating overlooking the beautifully landscaped Ocean Courtyard, inviting fire pits, and Kaua'i's stunning sunsets. Guests can enjoy nightly specials and signature RumFire favorites all while supporting a charitable cause.
Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. Founded in 1919 in Buffalo, New York, today, Zonta is a global organization with some 32,000 members who belong to more than 1,200 Zonta Clubs in 66 countries and geographic areas. The organization envisions a world in which women’s rights are recognized as human rights and every woman is able to achieve her full potential. The Zonta Club of Kauai Foundation was founded in November 2004 and has since awarded over $110,000 in scholarship funds to worthy young women wishing to advance their statuses in society through higher education.
Patrons who are interested in participating in RumFire’s Table 53 program are encouraged to make reservations in advance by calling 808.742.4786 and requesting Table #53. The table is available on a first come, first served basis. Net proceeds for all food and beverage at Table #53 during dinner service will be donated to the Zonta Club of Kauai, gratuity will be paid to the server and taxes will be remitted to the State of Hawaii.
For more information about RumFire Poipu Beach and Sheraton Kauai Resort, contact Sheraton Kauai Resort at 808.742.1661 or visit www.sheraton-kauai.com.
About Sheraton Kauai Resort
Sheraton Kauai Resort, nestled into 20 acres along world-renowned Po'ipū Beach, completed a $16 million revitalization in April 2012, unveiling Po'ipū s newest playground with new facilities and amenities. The 394-room and 11-suite resort's full complement of guest services and facilities include two swimming pools; an open-air Ocean Courtyard with conversational seating areas and fire pits; two oceanfront restaurants, RumFire Poipu Beach and Lava's on Poipu Beach; three meeting facilities including the new ocean-side Luana Kai; three outdoor areas for weddings and special functions; and a host of beach activities. For more information about Sheraton Kauai Resort, please call (808) 742-1661 or visit www.sheraton-kauai.com.
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Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. Zonta members volunteer their time, talents and money to further education, leadership and youth development. There are approximately 34,000 members in more than 1,200 clubs in 65 countries. Membership is classified according to occupation.
Founded in 1919 in Buffalo, New York, Zonta takes its name from a Sioux Indian word meaning "honest and trustworthy". Zontians volunteer their time, talents, skills, and energy to local and international service projects designed to advance the status of women.
As one of the premier Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Zonta International maintains consultative status with the following United Nations agencies: United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC); United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF); the International Labour Organization (ILO); and the Council of Europe.
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