UNICO Supports “Dress for Success”

UNICO Dress for Success

At the May dinner meeting of Dunmore’s Keystone Chapter UNICO, a $5,839.70 donations was presented to Dress for Success Lackawanna, representing monies from the organization’s seventh annual pig roast. The Dress for Success mission is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools.

Pictured front row, from left are: Bob Tagert, Pig Roast cochairman; Mary Ann Iezzi, Dress for Success Executive Director, and Sylvia Tagert, Pig Roast Co-chairman.  

Back row: Brian Loughney, Dress for Success board member; Nanine Gramigna, chapter president; Valerie Riggi, chapter treasurer, and Mark McDade, Pig Roast Sponsors chairman.

Friends of the Poor “Clothes Line for Men” serves 1000th client

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The Friends of the Poor outfitted Shelton Miles, back row, center, as its 1000th client for re-entry into the workforce.  The organization is operating its Clothes Line For Men program out of its new location on 1214 Linden St., Scranton.  The structure was donated to the agency by the University of Scranton.

Front row, from left: Carol Melucci, Peter Kramer and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.  Back row, same order: Oksana Shestak, Mary Ann Krisa, Kellie Basting, Mr. Miles, Roy Evans, Veterans Employment Representative at Career Link; Sr. Ann Walsh, IHM, Friends of the Poor Director; and Bonnie Haluska.