UNICO Valentine Social

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Keystone UNICO conducted its annual Valentine Social at La Buona Vita.  Chapter president John Mecca was on hand to greet each guest upon arrival and handed all the ladies a chocolate heart in honor of Saint Valentine.  The evening began with a cash bar social and the Duet “Skip Monday” performed popular love songs, which continued through the dinner hour and until the guests called it a night.  Cathy Gavin and her staff provided a delicious Valentine buffet for Keystone UNICO members and their guests.

Among those attending were Ed Angeloni, Nancy Angeloni, Joe Berardelli, Cesira Berardelli, Carl Bianchi, Cathy Bianchi, Tom Carlucci, Robert Collins, Sandra Collins, Frank Coviello, Mary Ann Coviello, Ernie DeStefano, Phyllis DeStefano, Alycia Dente, Jackie Dente, Gene DiVizio, Toni DiVizio, Chris Falzett, Antonio Garzella, Chrisie Garzella, Sandra Graziano, Richard Grzenda, Elaine Grzenda, Drew Hailstone, Mary Hailstone, Carmela Iannetta, Patricia Jones, Mary Lou Karliak, Jim Mack, Mary Mack, Joseph Malinowski, Frances Malinowski, Jim Malone, Nancy Malone, Mark McDade, Michele McDade, Cherie’ Mecca, Dolores Mecca, John Mecca, Peter Noto, Sallie Noto, Ted Riggi, Valerie Riggi, Carol Scrimalli, David Shannon, Frani Shannon, Mary Sileo, Ann Summa, Ray Tropeano, Theresa Tropeano, Richard Vincenti, Andrea Vincenti, Marilyn Vitali and Nettie Wormuth.

At the March Meeting, to be held at the Radisson Hotel, Keystone UNICO will be hosting guest speaker and author Richard Muti, who will speak on his recently published sixth book, titled Cent’ Anni: The Sinatra Legend at 100.  Following his presentation, Mr. Muti will offer signed copies of his book ($20).  

To attend the dinner, make a reservation with Mark McDade at 570-343-7009.  For those wishing to have dinner, the cost is $20.  There is no charge for the presentation alone, but a reservation is still required.


UNICO Inducts New Members

Dunmore’s Keystone Chapter UNICO National inducted three members at their August Picnic Meeting at McDade Park. Topics for the evening were the Columbus Day Bus trip to see the NYC Columbus Day Parade; the wine social at Maiolatesi Wine Cellars; and the Applebee’s Flapjack Breakfast benefitting the Keystone Warriors on Sept. 12.  

Chapter Inductions 8-20-15

Pictured from left are Mark McDade, PA II District Governor and Inducting Officer; Cathy Bianchi, Membership Director; new inductees Maria Zichettella, Beverly Shea and Jennifer Mecca; and John Mecca, Chapter President.

UNICO Presents Service Awards

UNCO Service Awards - Distinguished Directors

At the recent Service Awards Dinner, President Jim Mack presented the Keystone Chapter’s Distinguished Director’s Service Award. Pictured from left are Tom Carlucci, Ernie DeStefano, Ray Tropeano, President Mack, Joe Michalczyk, Marilyn Vitali, Carmela Iannetta and Charter Board President Peter Noto.

UNICO Service Awards - Service Above Self

Additionally, President James Mack presented the Chapter’s “Service Above Self” Award. Pictured from left are President Jim Mack and “Service Above Self” award recipients Cathy Bianchi, John N. Mecca and Ernie DeStefano.