$2,200 Raised at Annual Card Party

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Cards for Charity recently raised $2,200 for the Little Sisters of the Poor at Holy Family Residence. The successful fundraiser took place at the organization’s annual card party at the Elmhurst Country Club. The fundraising party included a luncheon followed by an afternoon of bridge, mahjong, pinochle, and dominos. The Little Sisters also sold their famous scones and cookies.

Pictured presenting the check to Mother Theresa Louisa, l.s.p., superior of the Little Sisters of the Poor’s Scranton community are seated from left: Rosemarie Martin; Betty May, co-chairwoman; Mother Theresa Louisa; Barbara Whitford, co-chairwoman, and Maureen Pesavento, event secretary and treasurer.

Standing: Sister Marie Therese, l.s.p.; Rose Baas; Joyce Tressler; Marianne Ferrario; Joan Hrycow, and Liz Yurkovic.

Also serving on the committee was Mary Ann O’Boyle; Mary Lynn Sciaccia; and Mary Ann Hazzouri.

Cards for Charity benefits Little Sisters of the Poor

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Cards for Charity recently raised $2,600 for the Little Sisters of the Poor at Holy Family Residence during the organization’s annual card party at Elmhurst Country Club. The event included a luncheon followed by an afternoon of bridge, mah jong, pinochle, and dominoes along with a basket raffle.

The Little Sisters also sold their famous scones and cookies. All proceeds will be used to provide physical, emotional, and spiritual health services to the residents.

Pictured presenting the check to Mother Theresa Louisa, l.s.p., superior of the Little Sisters of the Poor’s Scranton community are seated from left: Betty May, co-chairwoman; Mother Theresa Louisa; and Barbara Whitford, co-chairwoman. Standing, same order: Maureen Pesavento; Mary Lynn Scaccia; Rosemarie “Dolly” Martin; Joyce Tressler; and Sister Mary Augustine, l.s.p., administrator.

 

“Cards for Charity” to benefit Little Sisters of the Poor

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Cards for Charity will host a benefit for the Little Sisters of the Poor at Holy Family Residence Tuesday, Aug. 9, 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 Monday, Aug. 1.

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CARDS FOR CHARITY will host a benefit for the Little Sisters of the Poor at Holy Family Residence Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Elmhurst Country Club.  Committee members include, seated from left:

Rosemarie Martin, Mary Ann Hazzouri, Maureen Pesavento, and Barbara Whitford, co-chairwoman. Standing, same order: Betty May, co-chairwoman; Sister Marie Therese, l.s.p.; Joan Hrycow, Joyce Tressler, Joan Kennedy, and Ann Marie Bonafede.