State Sen. Mary Lou Rath, R-Williamsville, will discuss issues in the 1999 political campaign when Zonta Club of Buffalo begins it 80th anniversary year at a dinner Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in Holiday Inn on Delaware Avenue.
Carolyn Gallivan is the newly-elected president. Serving with her are vice president, Toni Majchrzak; treasurer, Regina Mastroleo; assistant treasurer, Lillian Levey; secretary, Alexandra Romanczuk. Directors are Susan Manfredo, Edith B. Robinson, Lisbeth Walls, Janice Cushner, Dorothy Richmond, Lucy Waver. Michael J. Riso of Continuous Learning Publishers will speak on "How to Live a Simple Centered Life" after a luncheon for Buffalo Federation of Women's Clubs Thursday in Fanny's restaurant. John Leising, an advocate for keeping the Buffalo Zoo at its present location, will speak during the morning session. Barbara Morris is program chairwoman and hostesses will be Joyce Sonnenberger, Vickie Maggioli and Wanda Odrobina of Pro-To Club of Buffalo. A luncheon and fashion show will be sponsored by the federation Oct. 2 in Hearthstone Manor. The Rev. David L. Donner of St. Stephens-Bethlehem United Church of Christ will speak at a luncheon for the Samaritan Society of the United Church Home at noon Tuesday in the home on Amherst Street. Peggy Bauer is chairwoman, assisted by women of St. Stephens-Bethlehem church. William Haessler will show slides and speak on "In the Steps of St. Paul" at a noon luncheon for Women's Association of First Presbyterian Church Tuesday. Judy Callari of Advance Travel will speak to Clarence Contemporary Club Tuesday at 9:45 a.m. in Lancaster Country club preceding a luncheon.
The 19th annual Dollhouse Miniatures Show and Sale sponsored by Western New York Miniature Enthusiasts will be held Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Hearthstone Manor. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Hospice-Buffalo.
Marion Corbett, president of Buffalo City Council of Beta Sigma Phi, will report on the annual budget and audit at a meeting Monday at 8 p.m. in Harlem Road Community Center. Deborah Bunts will present a program about chocolate when Preceptor Beta Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi has a dinner Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in Five Star China Buffet Restaurant. A "back to childhood" birthday party is planned Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. in the community room at Brewster Mews apartments, Amherst. University at Buffalo Women's Club will have its fall membership luncheon Sept. 25 at noon in Fanny's restaurant. Tena Garas, registered nurse and humor consultant, will present a program, "Laugh Your Way to Health and Happiness." Geraldine Ryder and Norma Zimmerman will be hostesses. Members will sign up for group activities at 11:15 a.m. Susan Skoney is in charge of reservations. Greater Buffalo Alumnae Panhellenic made three awards to June graduates of Erie County high schools for their scholarship, leadership and essays interpreting the Panhellenic Creed. Winners were Karyn Ann Nugent, a graduate of Akron Central High School attending University of Rochester; Sarah E. Piatko, a graduate of West Seneca East High School attending Gannon University, and Amanda N. Sheldon, a graduate of Orchard Park Central High School attending Tulane University. Women's Auxiliary of Kenmore Mercy Hospital will sponsor a linen sale Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the hospital's main lobby. Marcia Gerace is chairwoman.