Ladies Auxiliary Members Gather for Fall Luncheon

The Ladies Auxiliary of UNICO Scranton Chapter recently held their annual fall luncheon at Fiorelli’s in Peckville with over 80 guests.

The drawing for the Mystery Purse Raffle took place. A check was presented to Sister Maryalice Jacquinot, IHM, President and CEO of Saint Joseph’s Center for $2,500, representing proceeds from the raffle, for Trinity Child Care Center.

Ladies Auxiliary members are, seated from left: Ashley DeFlice, Julie Yando, Misha Maritato, Jo Ann Verduce, president; Alice Vanston and Barbara Rosetti, luncheon cochairs, and Lori Nozzi, chair of Mystery Purse Raffle.

Middle row, same order: Lois Mallick, Christa Lucke, Barbara Roberts, Pat Manago, Marie Natoli, Joanne Quattrone, Barbara DiRienzo, Gloria Bernardi, Carol Chisdak, Linda Malinowski, Lynda Cooke, Patti Montalbano, Gail Cicerini, and Ann Genett, Scranton Chapter president.

Back row: Gayle DeAntona, Judi Zanghi, Kristen Maritato, Mary Marrara, Joyce Lomma, and Diane Alberigi. 

UNICO Makes Donation to St. Joseph’s Baby Pantry

UNICO Scranton Chapter and UNICO National Foundation recently presented a check for $2,000 for baby formula to Saint Joseph’s Center Baby and Children’s Pantry from the UNICO Foundation Ralph Torroco Food Bank/Shelters Fund.

The Pantry serves hundreds of families each month and depends entirely on donations from individuals and organizations in the community, which includes new and gently used clothing, baby formula/food, diapers, monetary donations, baby furniture, etc.

For information on Pantry hours or to donate, call 570-207-6640.

Shown from left: Chris DiMattio, president, UNICO Foundation; Sister Maryalice Jacquinot, IHM, president and CEO, Saint Joseph’s Center; Mary Griffin, outreach coordinator, Baby and Children’s Pantry, Saint Joseph’s Center; Patti Montalbano, president, UNICO Scranton Ladies Auxiliary; Jo Ann Verduce, director of development, Saint Joseph’s Center  and UNICO Scranton board bember.