Dunmore Women Elected District Governor for UNICO

Melanie Naro, right, of Dunmore, was sworn in as the District One Governor for UNICO National in Pennsylvania.

Ms. Naro is a past chapter president, board chair and member of the UNICO National scholarship committee.

She also chairs the annual Scranton UNICO Soccer Cup. She was sworn in by UNICO National executive vice-president Dr. Peter Pettinatom at left, at the annual gathering of the UNICO chapters in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

UNICO Hosts 19th Annual Soccer Tournament

The Scranton Chapter of UNICO National organized its 19th annual soccer cup for local high school boys and girls all stars. The meet was held at Riverfront Sports Arena, Scranton.

Posing with the trophies awarded to the boys team, at left, and the girls team, right, are Tony Summa, Lou DiMattio, Melanie Naro, Soccer Cup committee chair, and Lynda Cook.

Dante Award Goes to JoAnn Verduce

JoAnn Verduce receives the 2021 Dante Award for outstanding service to UNICO National at the annual installation dinner of Scranton UNICO. The Dante award is named for the late Al Dante, a former National UNICO President and mainstay of the Scranton Chapter for his entire life.

Presenting the award are members of Al Dante’s family, from left, grandson Dante Bieri, granddaughter, Nicole Bieri; Lisa Dante Bieri, daughter; Gail Cicerini outgoing president of the Scranton Chapter of UNICO and JoAnn Verduce, recipient.