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 Members Attend Helen Keller Fashion Show

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Members and friends of Keystone Chapter UNICO supported the Lackawanna Blind Association at its annual Helen Keller Day Spring Fashion Show at Fiorelli’s, Peckville.

Pictured at the event, seated from left: Alice Schield, Rita Sacco, Margi Wickkizer, Marie Scaringi, Cesira Berardelli, Melissa Delfino and Margaret Caterino.  

Standing, same order: Michele McDade, Valerie Riggi, Marie Burke and Cathy Gerard. Keystone members Cesira and Melissa also served as models.

90th Annual Helen Keller Day Fashion Show Set for March 31st

helen keller dayMembers of the Helen Keller Day Committee recently met to plan for the 90th annual Helen Keller Day Fashion Show and Luncheon on Sunday, March 31, at Fiorelli Catering, Peckville, to benefit the Lackawanna Blind Association.

For information or to make a table reservation, contact the Lackawanna Blind Association at 570-342-7613. Reservations will only be taken until March 22.

Shown seated from left: Mary Lou Wascavich; executive director; Michele Albright, chair, and Cathy Van Nort. Standing, same order: Janet May, Louise Passasella, Mary Louise Morgan, Mary Ann Wilcha, Julie Smith, and Mary Claire Boylan.