Ladies Auxiliary donates money to Center for Independent Living-funded scholarship

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Ladies Auxiliary of the Scranton Chapter of UNICO recently donated $2,000 to the pre-employment scholarship fund for people with High Functioning Autism run by the NEPA Center for Independent Living’s Transitional Skills Center.

The donation came from proceeds of the Bocce tournament held by the Auxiliary at the Victor Alfieri Society bocce court.

Seated in front is Robert Treptow, president, CIL board of directors.

Standing in the front row, from left: Diane Alberigi, CIL Director of Payroll Services and UNICO; Danelle Hogan, UNICO, and Christopher Arnone, CIL Board of Directors.

Back row, same order: Joseph Ross, CIL VP – Independent Living Services; Tyler Blaum, participant; Gayle DeAntona, president, Ladies Auxiliary UNICO, and Michael Mellody, CIL Chief Financial Officer.


Local organization to host “Bocce Night”

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The Ladies Auxiliary of UNICO National, Scranton Chapter is hosting its annual Bocce Night at the Victor Alfieri Club on Friday, June 3,  at 5 p.m.  Adults are $20 per person, and children are $10 per person.  A picnic dinner will be provided by the Victor Alfieri Society with cash bar.

Shown in the photo, from left:  Gayle DeAntona, Ladies Auxiliary president; Danelle Hogan and Diane Alberigi, Bocce cochairmen.

“The event is not a tournament—it is a fun night of Bocce.  If you don’t know how to play, we will teach you” says Gayle DeAntona, Ladies Auxiliary president.

Proceeds will benefit the Autism Support Program at the Center for Independent Living.  Call Danelle Hogan for reservations or more information 570-586-7255.