UNICO Prepares for Annual Charity Fundraiser

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Scranton Chapter of UNICO will host its 58th annual charity fundraiser at Genetti’s Manor on Saturday, March 4.

Reservations at $60 per person are required and may be made by calling 570-558-8519. Sponsors may call or contact any Scranton UNICO member. Entertainment will be provided by “The Poets.” Mary Marrara, Jermyn, will be this year’s honoree as UNICAN of the Year.

Members of the sponsor book committee include, from left: Phil Mararra, Joanne Quattrone, cochairman; Linda Stefursky, Dr. Al Giallorenzi, Gail Cicerini, cochairman, and Ed Staback. Chris DiMattio and Jim Brogna, not pictured, chair the sponsor committee.

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Reception committee members for the Scranton UNICO charity event include, from left:  Jerry Healey, Bill Buckley and Frank Blasi Sr.

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Seating committee members for the 58th annual charity fundraiser sponsored by  Scranton Chapter of UNICO include, from left:  Bill Buckley, Pat Yanni and Frank Blasi Sr.

Not pictured are members Chris DiMattio and Mary Marrara.

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Co-chairmen of the UNICO charity fundraiser are, from left: Gail Cicerini and Joanne Quattrone, with Chapter President Jim Baress, and UNICO Board Chairman Dave Bieri.

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Basket committee members for the UNICO event include, from left: Rose Blasi, Palma Yanni, Blaise Alan Dente, Patti Montalbano, and Lori Nozzi, cochairmen.

UNICO Scranton inducts new member

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UNICO National  Scranton Chapter recently installed Carmela Crupi, at the June Membership Meeting at Genetti Manor in Dickson City.

Standing from left are Mike Rescigno, Past Chapter President; Alice Vanston, sponsor; Carmela Crupi, new member; Jerry Healy, Membership Director; Chris DiMattio, Past National President.  

For more information about UNICO Scranton please visit www.unicoscranton.org.

Mega 60’s Reunion

Alumni of the former St. Mary’s and South Catholic High Schools, Scranton, will hold a Mega 60’s Reunion on Saturday, Sept. 26, at Genetti Manor, Dickson City. Classes of 1959-69 are invited to attend the celebration which will begin at 5 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres. There will be a buffet dinner and cash bar. Cost is $50 per person.  Make reservations by calling Jim Holleran at (516) 639-3224 or at jholleran@nyc.rr.com, or Denise Lynnott at denise.lynott@gmail.com or (570) 947-5901.

Mega 60s Reunion Planning Committee

Pictured are alumni of the former St. Mary’s and South Catholic High Schools. In the first row from left are: Kathy McDonough Ives of Dunmore, Renie Marx Lavelle of Scranton and Jayne Garnecki Brabrooke of Clarks Summit. In the second row from left are: Jim Brennan of Bear Creek, Kerry Scheller of Scranton, Jim Holleran of New York City, Bill Jackowitz of Scranton and Jim Timlin of Scranton.