Local Zonta Club presents grants

The Zonta Club of Marquette recently distributed more than $4,000 in grants to local nonprofit organizations. Representatives of the organizations at the presentations were: Front row, from left, Meagan Hennekens of the YMCA, Jodi Vultaggio of the Marquette Senior High School robotics team, Sarah Harnett of the Upper Peninsula Children’s Bereavement Network and Marissa Palomaki of the Women’s and Children’s Center; and back row, from left, Zonta Grant Committee Chairwoman Julie Giackino, Cindy Asher of the Care Clinic, Norma Semashko of Child and Family Services of the Upper Peninsula, Ben Platt of the Lake Superior Village Youth & Family Center, Jayne Letts of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marquette and Alger Counties and Taylor Gresheim of Planned Parenthood of Western and Northern Michigan.