Annual Hook O’Malley 5K Set for Sunday August 20th

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The 25th Anniversary Hook O’Malley 5K Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, Aug. 20, at McDade Park at 10 a.m.  Registration will be held from 8:15-9:45 a.m.  Registration will cost $20 up until Thursday, Aug. 17.  Day of Race registration will be $25.

For more information, call (570) 346-1828 or (570) 341-7787.  All donations benefit the American Cancer Society.

Planners shown from left are: Patrick O’Malley, Vincent O’Malley, Patrick O’Malley II, Mary Theresa O’Malley Ruddy, Emily O’Malley, Matt O’Malley, Leo Ruddy, Gene Reed, Jim Moran, and Mary Jo Noone

 

Cards For Charity Benefit to Support Little Sisters of the Poor

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Cards for Charity will host a benefit for the Little Sisters of the Poor on Thursday, Aug. 17, at the Elmhurst Country Club, 319 Gardner Rd., Moscow.

The doors will open at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon. A cash bar will be available beginning at 11 a.m. Following lunch, guests will enjoy an afternoon of card playing, mahjong, and other games along with a basket raffle and pleasant conversation. The Little Sisters will also have their famous scones and cookies for sale. Admission is $25 per person.

For more information or to make a reservation, call Maureen Pesavento at 570-346-6437. Reservations can also be made by sending a check and your name and/or names in your party (tables of four or more are suggested) to Maureen Pesavento, 108 Abby Way, Scranton PA 18504. The reservation deadline is Thursday, Aug. 10.

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Committee members include, seated from left: Maureen Pesavento, event secretary and treasurer; Mother Theresa Louisa, l.s.p., Superior of the Little Sisters of the Poor Scranton community, and Barbara Whitford, event cochairwoman.

Standing, same order: Sister Marie Therese, l.s.p.; Rose Baas, Liz Yurkovic, Joan Hrycow, Rosemarie Martin, and Sister Laurelliya, l.s.p.

Also serving on the committee are Betty May, event cochairwoman; Marianne Ferrario, Mary Ann O’Boyle, Mary Lynn Sciaccia, and Mary Ann Hazzouri.

“Night at the Ballpark” to Benefit Little Sisters of the Poor

Little Sisters at PNC FieldThe Little Sisters of the Poor at Holy Family Residence, Scranton, invite the community to join them for a fun-filled, family-friendly evening as they celebrate their fifth annual “Little Sisters of the Poor Night” on Tuesday, Aug. 15, at PNC Field, 235 Montage Mountain Rd., Moosic.

Prior to the 7:05 p.m. game where the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders will take on the Gwinnett Braves, the Little Sisters will be available at the plaza entrance of the stadium to talk with visitors and also provide a pre-game, on-field interview about Holy Family Residence and their mission of serving the elderly poor throughout the world. At 6:45 p.m., one of the Little Sisters will throw out the ceremonial first pitch of the game.

Tickets are $13 each for seats in the stadium’s field reserved section 28. Little Sisters of the Poor baseball t-shirts are $10 each and available in youth sizes as well as adult sizes small through 3XL.

If you cannot join in the fun, but you would like to send a resident in your place, please be sure to support our Sponsor a Resident program which is $35.

For more information, please call (570) 343-4065  by August 1. Orders can also be placed online.