YMCA receives financial support for chronic disease programs

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The Greater Scranton YMCA recently received a $16,666 contribution from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation to support Chronic Disease Programs.

The gift represents the second of a three-year, $50,000 grant award to the Y. The Chronic Disease Programs supported by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation include: LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, Road to Wellness, Diabetes Prevention and Healthy Families/Happy Families.

Shown in first row, from left: Robert Knowles, Vice Chairman, NEPA Health Care Foundation; Henry Sallusti, board member, Trish Fisher, CEO, Greater Scranton YMCA; Meghan Carnevale, Mission Advancement & Marketing Director, Greater Scranton & Wilkes-Barre Family YMCAs; James Clemente, Chairman, NEPA Health Care Foundation; The Honorable Terrence Nealon, board member, and Matthew Haggerty, Secretary/Treasurer.

Second row, same order: Michele McGowan, and James Mileski, board members; Laura Ducceschi, President & CEO Scranton Area Community Foundation and Administrator of the NEPA Health Care Foundation; Natalie Gelb and Christopher Dressel, MD, board members.

Third row: Jeremiah Eagan, MD, Kerry O’Grady, and Mark Mitchell, board members, NEPA Health Care Foundation.

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