New Members Inducted to Keystone UNICO

At the recent Keystone UNICO membership meeting Kathy Casarin and Ashley Whelan were inducted into the chapter.  Member Mary Ann Stoppini entertained the guests with an enlightening book review of Tembe Locke’s book “From Scratch”.  Michele McDade and Lenore Latarewicz gave an update on the Keystone Chapter’s bingo fundraiser. 

This year marks the 10th Anniversary of the chartering of the Keystone Chapter of UNICO National.  Membership requires being of Italian ancestry or having a spouse who does.  Applications can be obtained by contacting Ann Summa at 570-561-5944 or Mark McDade at 570-343-7009.

Shown from left are: Mark E. McDade, inducting officer; Ashley Whelan, new member; Mary Ann Coviello, chapter president; Kathy Casarin, new member; and Ann Summa, membership director.

UNICO Makes Donation to Beads of Courage Fundraiser

Dunmore’s Keystone UNICO donated $300 to the Avery Shivock “Cookies For Beads Fundraiser” for Beads of Courage. Pictured at the event are representatives of Keystone UNICO who donated $300 to the fundraiser. 

Shown in the front row, from left: Avery’s mother Stephanie, brother Mason and Avery Shivock; Gianna and Mia O’Neill; and Avery’s father Christopher Shivock. 

Standing, same order: Sandy Collins, Nancy Malone, Mark McDade, Lenore and Ed Latarewicz, Toni DiVizio, Val Riggi, Michele McDade, Frank Coviello, Keystone President Mary Ann Coviello, Mary Lou Karliak, Ann Summa and Bob Tagert.

UNICO Planning Cash Bingo Fundraiser

Keystone UNICO is sponsoring a CA$H BINGO Fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 3, at Eagle-McClure Hose Company, Old Forge.  Doors open at noon. 

There will be 20 Cash Games and 4 Specials.  There will be a 50/50 drawing; a basket raffle; the famous Keystone UNICO bake sale; and food/drinks for purchase.  Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased from any member or by calling Michele McDade at 570-343-7009. 

Proceeds are designated to local scholarships and 501c3 Agencies.

Committee members include, seated from left: Eileen Kovatch, Cesira Berardelli, Mary Ann Stoppini, cochairmen Michele McDade and Lenore Latarewicz, Toni DiVizio, President Mary Ann Coviello and Sylvia Tagert. 

Standing, same order: Valerie Riggi, Mark McDade, JoAnn Martarano, Joe Michalczyk, Cathy Gerard, Bob Collins, Sandy Collins, Bob Kovatch, Ann Summa, Tom Carlucci, Mary Lou Karliak, Ed Latarewicz, Frank Coviello, Bob Tagert and Dot Mariani.