Pasta Fiesta Benefits Lackawanna Blind Association

Mary Regina Perry, left, jointly with Bob Harrington, center,  hosted a “Pasta Fiesta” featuring fine food and Italian cuisine at the Wood Grille to benefit the Lackawanna Blind Association. Shown at right is Richard Green.

They are sincerely grateful to all the friends and family who attended and participated in the event held in memory of John and Gerard Perry. A total of  $6,400.00 was raised to assist in funding program services for blind and visually impaired people in Lackawanna County. 

Luncheon for the Lackawanna Blind Association

The Dunmore Lions Club (DLC) recently hosted a luncheon for the Lackawanna Blind Association (LBA) at its building on Adams Avenue, Scranton. The homemade pasta meal was prepared and served by the Lions as part of their activities fund. 

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Lion participants are, from left: Jim Colangelo, secretary, Sam Sebastianelli, treasurer, Rich Green, vice president. and a member of LBA; Leo Wentline Jr., welfare chair; Mary Regina Perry, activities chair, and a member of LBA, and Jim Aita, president.

Lackawanna Blind Association Holds Annual Board Meeting

The annual meeting of the Board of Directors for the Lackawanna Blind Association was held recently at Coopers Seafood House, Scranton.

Pictured seated from left are: Noreen Burke, Board Chair; Richard Green, client representative, and Ellen Rudis, new member.

Standing: Atty Jerry Musheno, past chair; Mary Lou Wascavich, executive director; Paula DePeters, vice chair; Leigh Fennie, secretary, and Joe Barrasse, treasurer.