UNICO Members Attend Columbus Day Association Dinner

Dunmore’s Keystone UNICO was represented at the Columbus Day Association Dinner honoring Fidelity Bank’s President and CEO Daniel Santaniello as their Man of the Year.

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Here is Dan with a partial group of Keystone UNICO Members who attended.  Seated from left: Sylvia Tagert, Michele McDade, Daniel Santaniello, Mark McDade and Rosebud Rinaldi.

Standing, same order Bob Collins, Cathy Gerard, Sandy Collins, Val Riggi, Ann Summa, Ken and Marci Barnansky, Tom Carlucci, Leonard and Mary Rose Carlucci, Niccole and Mike McDade, Steve and Dot Mariani, Frank Coviello, Gene DiVizio, Mary Ann Coviello, Bob Tagert, Jim and Nancy Malone, Toni DiVizio and Mary Rinaldi.

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At the Columbus Day Dinner several baskets were chanced off as a fundraiser exclusively for Saint Francis Kitchen. All baskets were donated by the directors of the Columbus Day Association.

Pictured from left: Basket raffle sellers Marci Barnansky, Michele McDade, Mary Feduchak, Nicole McDade, Marianne Cognetti and Eileen Parise.

Fidelity Bank President Honored as “Man of the Year”

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Daniel J. Santaniello, third from right, President & CEO of Fidelity Bank, was recently honored as the 2018 Columbus Day Association’s “Man of the Year.”

Actively involved in the community on the state and local levels, he volunteers with involved in several civic, youth, business, cultural and education organizations.

Shown from left: Dominick DeNaples, Honorable Thomas Munley, Tina and Dan Santaniello, Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, and Honorable Robert Mazzoni.

Daniel Santaniello to be Honored as “Man of the Year”

Man of the Year Daniel J. SantanielloThe 110th annual dinner of the Columbus Day Association of Lackawanna County honoring the voyage of the great Italian explorer and discoverer of the New World will be held on Sunday, Oct. 7, at Fiorelli’s, Peckville, beginning at 5 p.m. with cocktails and dinner beginning at 6 o’clock.

This year the Columbus Day Association will honor Daniel J. Santaniello as Italian American Man of the Year. Mr. Santaniello is President and Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Bank. He was born and raised in Lackawanna County and currently resides with his wife and four children in Moscow. Mr. Santaniello is dedicated to both his profession and to many local philanthropic and civic organizations throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Everyone is encouraged to attend the dinner, a highlight of the Columbus Day observance in Lackawanna County.

Ticket and ad opportunities are available. Tickets for the dinner are $50 per person. Call Joe Fazio at (570) 241-1691 for more information.