Cards For Charity Benefit to Support Little Sisters of the Poor

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Cards for Charity will host a benefit for the Little Sisters of the Poor on Thursday, Aug. 17, at the Elmhurst Country Club, 319 Gardner Rd., Moscow.

The doors will open at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon. A cash bar will be available beginning at 11 a.m. Following lunch, guests will enjoy an afternoon of card playing, mahjong, and other games along with a basket raffle and pleasant conversation. The Little Sisters will also have their famous scones and cookies for sale. Admission is $25 per person.

For more information or to make a reservation, call Maureen Pesavento at 570-346-6437. Reservations can also be made by sending a check and your name and/or names in your party (tables of four or more are suggested) to Maureen Pesavento, 108 Abby Way, Scranton PA 18504. The reservation deadline is Thursday, Aug. 10.

Cards for Charity 2017

Committee members include, seated from left: Maureen Pesavento, event secretary and treasurer; Mother Theresa Louisa, l.s.p., Superior of the Little Sisters of the Poor Scranton community, and Barbara Whitford, event cochairwoman.

Standing, same order: Sister Marie Therese, l.s.p.; Rose Baas, Liz Yurkovic, Joan Hrycow, Rosemarie Martin, and Sister Laurelliya, l.s.p.

Also serving on the committee are Betty May, event cochairwoman; Marianne Ferrario, Mary Ann O’Boyle, Mary Lynn Sciaccia, and Mary Ann Hazzouri.

PCAA Awards Grant to Cancer Institute

The Prostate Cancer Awareness Alliance (PCAA) of NEPA recently awarded the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute with a $10,000 grant.

This generous investment and partnership with PCAA will help the Cancer Institute provide a multifaceted approach to Men’s Health and Prostate Cancer Education and Awareness.

The Cancer Institute will have the resources to host a range of prostate cancer education and awareness activities throughout the 2017 calendar year.

PCAA 2017 Grant photo

Shown from left to right: Dan Santaniello, PCAA board member; Laura Toole, Vice President of Community & Patient Services at Northeast Regional Cancer Institute; Karen Saunders, President of Northeast Regional Cancer Institute and Robert Durkin, PCAA board member. Absent from the photo: PCAA board members Bob Breslin, Brian Beppler, Jerry Musheno and Kevin McDonough, PCAA President.

 

Spirit of Hope Celebration Benefits Cancer Institute

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The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute board of ambassadors and associate board of ambassadors met recently at Montage Mountain for a wrap-up meeting of the 2016 Spirit of Hope Celebration. The Ambassadors presented the Cancer Institute with a $67,205 check.

Pictured, from left: Tom Blaskewicz, Traci Fosnot, event chair, Richard Conaboy, Thomas Cummings Jr., Charles C. Jefferson, Robin Long, William Rinaldi, Pat Sicilio, Leo Vergnetti, Spirit of Hope Celebration board chair, Jessica Kalinoski, Amanda E. Marchegiani, community relations coordinator, Northeast Regional Cancer Institute (holding one end of the check), Chuck Morgan, Angela Rempe Jones and Andrew Wallace. Absent from the photo: Philip Medico, David Nape, Vince Scarpetta, Atty. Gene Sperazza, Kristie Hynoski, Paul McGloin, James Gorman, Joe Ferguson, Greg Gagorik, John P. Rodgers, P. Richard Scheller, Brian McQuestion, John and Jennifer Heil, Dr. Steven J. Szydlowski, Sharon Lynett, Jennifer Lynett, John Moran, Dan Meuser, Scott E. Henry, Atty.y Mark J. Conway, Jim Brady, Susan Brady,  Clifford and Marsha Fay, Roxanne Schulman, Scott Henry, Christopher Peters, M.D.,  Nicholas F. Colangelo, Evie Rafalko McNulty, Karen M. Saunders and Joe Van Wie.