Gertrude Hawk Chocolates recently presented Allied Services with a $1,500 in support of the 2021 Vocational Services Golf Classic held at Glenmaura National Golf Club.
Gertrude Hawk Chocolates partners with the Vocational Services Division to provide rewarding employment opportunities for adults with disabilities enrolled at Allied Services training and employment center in Scranton.
Pictured are, from left: Adam Oakley, Kathy Brady, and Michelle May, Allied Services; Carolyn Hawk Horter, chair of the board, Gertrude Hawk Chocolates; Patrick Hawk, vice president, Gertrude Hawk Chocolates, and Kelly Evanusa, Allied Services.
FNCB Bank announced its support for Allied Services with a $5,000 donation to the Vocational Services Division. FNCB will serve as co-presenting sponsors of Allied Services 2021 Vocational Services Golf Classic. The charity tournament is scheduled for Monday, July 12, at Glenmaura National Golf Club, Moosic.
Now in its 28th year, the tournament benefits individuals with disabilities participating in training and employment programs provided by the non-profit health system. Allied Services Vocational Services Division serves over 500 individuals with disabilities each year. Individuals with disabilities enrolled in the program receive specialized training, development of work-related skills, and supervision and guidance in the workplace as needed. The goal of the program is to support and empower individuals with disabilities as members of the workforce.
The Vocational Services Golf Classic features a shotgun start, lunch, cocktail hour, and an awards program. To learn more about sponsoring or participating in the tournament visit alliedservices.org/vsdgolf or call 570.348.1407.
Each year, Bill Borer, his family, and around 500 or so friends participate in ESPNut’s March Madness Basketball Classic & Fundraiser and make a donation to a local charity.
This year, the group donated $1,225 to Allied Services to benefit the pediatric speech therapy department. Bill and his family are grateful for the support and expertise available to families at Allied Services.
His granddaughter, Emma Gronski, has marked some major milestones since starting speech therapy two years ago.
Shown from left are: Emma Gronski and Bill Borer, both of Moosic, and Lynne Duncan, Speech Language Pathologist, of Dunmore.