UNICO Announces Coloring Contest Winners

Dunmore’s Keystone Chapter UNICO National recently announced the winners from the 10th annual Columbus Day Coloring Contest conducted for all students in the second-grade classes at the Dunmore Elementary Center and Saint Mary’s Parochial School. 

The student with the winning entry from each of the second grades received their artwork entry professionally framed and a $25 gift card to Wal-Mart. 

Pictured at Dunmore Elementary Center are, from left: James Mack, Keystone UNICO Coloring Contest chairman; Frank Coviello, Keystone UNICO board president; Mary Ann Coviello, Keystone UNICO Chapter president;  Mrs. Del Guercio and Sophia Mendoza of 2-5; Mrs. Cordaro and Cate Tripodi of 2-2;  Mrs. Walsh and Emma Grace Hessmiller of 2-3;  Mrs. Gavalla and Dharshith Jayganesh of 2-1; Mrs. Amendolaro and Caden Tierney of 2-4; Ms. Corbett, guidance counselor;  and Mr. Quinn, principal.    


Pictured with the winner in the Annual Keystone UNICO Columbus Day Coloring Contest from Saint Mary’s Parochial School are from left: Jim Mack, Keystone UNICO Coloring Contest chairman;  Hannah Bowmaster, second grade teacher;  R. J. Moeller, contest winner;  Mary Ann Coviello, Keystone Chapter president; Frank Coviello, Keystone Chapter board chairman;  Maryelizabeth Shattin, principal; and Mark McDade, Keystone UNICO Charter president.    

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.

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.