UNICO Postpones Annual Pig Roast

Pig Roast 2020 First Committee Picture TIMES April 20-1-4

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Keystone Chapter UNICO National has rescheduled its annual Pig Roast Fundraiser until Sunday, Sept. 27, at Fiorelli’s.  “Clothesline for Men” is this year’s major beneficiary and “Black & White 1940’s Big Band Era” is the theme.Entertainment will be provided by E.J. the D.J. from 5 to 9 p.m.  The evening will include a professional 5×7 photo taken by Rich Banick.

There will be a two-hour open bar with hors d’oeuvres during the first hour and an Italian buffet dinner during the second hour, along with a basket raffle,, Wilbur the Money Pig, and the Italian Money Umbrella.  The Grand Door Prize is “Dinner at Angelo’s” in Dunmore.  Tickets are $55 per persons. Call Michele at 570-343-7009.

Committee members are, seated from left:Board chairman Nanine Gramigna; Pig Roast cochairman Sylvia Tagert; Bonnie Haluska, Volunteer Program Manager, ClothesLine For Men, and Keystone President Frank Coviello. 

Standing: Mark McDade, Lenore Latarewicz, Ann Summa, Mary Ann Coviello, Michele McDade, Marilyn Vitali, Tom Carlucci, Nancy Malone, cochair Bob Tagert,  Toni DiVizio, Ed Latarewicz, Mary Lou Karliak, Jim Mack and Valerie Riggi.

Local UNICO Chapter Treasurer Honored

Valerie Riggi Gift #2

Valerie Riggi was honored during the Keystone UNICO holiday party for her tremendous dedication to Keystone UNICO with a citation and a $500 check, which will be donated in her name to the Saint Joseph’s Center.

Shown from left: Honoree Valerie Riggi, Sister Maryalice Jacquinot, I.H.M., President and CEO of Saint Joseph’s Center, and Frank Coviello, Keystone Chapter UNICO president.

UNICO Members Donate to Winter Clothing Drive

Winter clothing drive

Members of Keystone UNICO have donated items to the annual Winter Clothing Drive held at  Elm Park Methodist Church, which includes clean and gently used winter coats, scarves, gloves, sweaters, hats and boots.

These items can be dropped off at Elm Park (570-342-8263) on 712 Linden St., Scranton.

The distribution will take place at Elm Park Church on Friday, Nov. 15, and Saturday Nov. 16, from 9-5 both days.

Keystone UNICO members include, kneeling from left: Mary Ann Coviello and Karen Sadowski, coat collection coordinator. 

Standing, same order: Sylvia Tagert, Bob Kovatch, Lenore and Ed Latarewicz, Mary Ann Stoppini, Eileen Kovatch, Nancy Malone, Keystone President Frank Coviello, Sandy and Bob Collins, Ann Summa, Joe Sadowski, Mary Mack, Michele McDade, PA II UNICO District Governor Cathy Bianchi and Val Riggi.