33rd Annual Swing for Sight Golf Tournament Set for June 17th

Blind Association golfThe Lackawanna Blind Association will be hosting the 33rd annual William J. Jordon, M.D., Memorial Swing for Sight Golf Tournament on Monday June 17, at Glen Oak County Club, Clarks Summit.

This year’s Tournament will feature a special guest, Jake Olson, a blind golfer and motivational speaker. Jake was born with retinoblastoma, a form of eye cancer, and lost his sight at age 12. His story on ESPN has won an Emmy.

For reservations or more information, contact the Lackawanna Blind Association, 570-342-7613.

Planning committee members include seated from left: Noreen Burke, Mary Lou Wascavich; executive director, and Jerry Jordon Jr. Standing, same order: Jerry Musheno, Ron Leas, Sharon Byrne and Bill Donovan.

UNICO Shows Support for YMCA

YMCA donation

Dunmore’s Keystone Chapter UNICO National donated $3,800.56 to the Greater Scranton YMCA with proceeds from their Sixth Annual Golf Tournament at Sand Springs in Drums.

Save the date for Sunday, June 2, 2019, for next year’s Keystone UNICO Golf Tournament.

Pictured are members of the Keystone UNICO Golf Committee at the presentation, from left: Ray Tropeano, President Cathy Gerard, Mark McDade, Treasurer Val Riggi, YMCA CFO Richard Surridge, John Mecca, Tournament Chairman Ernie DeStefano, Bob Kovatch and Joe Sadowski.

Diocese of Scranton Sets Annual Golf Classic for July 9th

Diocese Golf Classic Committee 2018

Diocese of Scranton officials are planning the ninth annual St. John Vianney Vocations Golf Classic to be held Monday, July 9, at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club in Mountain Top.

All donations are welcome. Proceeds help foster vocations to the Diocesan priesthood and support seminarian education. For reservations or information, call the Diocesan Development Office at 570-207-2250 or visit DioceseofScranton.org.

Members of the planning committee include, seated from left: Karen Clifford, Kathy Oven, Mark Soprano, Marilouise Agnone Ruane, Director of Stewardship, cochair; Rev. Donald Williams, Director of Vocations and Seminarians, chair; Msgr. David Bohr, Secretary for Clergy Formation; Rev. Jeffrey Walsh, Episcopal Vicar for Clergy, and Michele Long.

Standing, same order: Michael P. Brown, Paul Woelkers, Rev. David Cappelloni, Christopher DiMattio, Jim Bebla, Secretary for Development; Atty. Joseph O’Brien; Msgr. Donald McAndrews, Scott Lynett, Dominic Rinaldi, Thomas Considine, and  Rev. Joseph Evanko.

Members of the golf committee not pictured include Deacon Frank Hine, Thomas Medico and Frank Orlando.