The Zonta Club of Trenton and Mercer County Commission on the Status of Women are hosting a contest for children to celebrate the United Nations International Day of Families, celebrated on May 15. We are asking children to submit artwork or an essay that reflects their impression of What Family Means to Me.


To have your class participate:


Download the contest form:


In the space provided, have children draw a picture or submit an essay on What Family Means to Me.   By Monday, May 1 at 5 pm, deliver contest entries to


Zonta Club of Trenton/Mercer

c/o Nancy Thomson

Child Care Connection

1001 Spruce Street, Suite 201

Trenton, NJ 08638


The contest is open to children from preschool through grade eight.  Approximately twelve winning entries will be selected


Each selected winner will receive a $25 gift certificate to Barnes and Noble. The Zonta Club will contact the teacher of children selected as winners. Gift certificates will be distributed to children with the winning entries at Lawrenceville Library on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 6 p.m.


For any questions, please contact Nancy Thomson at 609/989-7912 or


Previous winners include children from the following schools: