Diocese of Scranton Sets Annual Golf Classic for July 9th

Diocese Golf Classic Committee 2018

Diocese of Scranton officials are planning the ninth annual St. John Vianney Vocations Golf Classic to be held Monday, July 9, at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club in Mountain Top.

All donations are welcome. Proceeds help foster vocations to the Diocesan priesthood and support seminarian education. For reservations or information, call the Diocesan Development Office at 570-207-2250 or visit DioceseofScranton.org.

Members of the planning committee include, seated from left: Karen Clifford, Kathy Oven, Mark Soprano, Marilouise Agnone Ruane, Director of Stewardship, cochair; Rev. Donald Williams, Director of Vocations and Seminarians, chair; Msgr. David Bohr, Secretary for Clergy Formation; Rev. Jeffrey Walsh, Episcopal Vicar for Clergy, and Michele Long.

Standing, same order: Michael P. Brown, Paul Woelkers, Rev. David Cappelloni, Christopher DiMattio, Jim Bebla, Secretary for Development; Atty. Joseph O’Brien; Msgr. Donald McAndrews, Scott Lynett, Dominic Rinaldi, Thomas Considine, and  Rev. Joseph Evanko.

Members of the golf committee not pictured include Deacon Frank Hine, Thomas Medico and Frank Orlando. 



Little Sisters’ Golf Tournament Set for Saturday, June 9th

Little Sisters golf

The Little Sisters of the Poor will host their 12th annual golf tournament Saturday, June 9, at Scranton Municipal Golf Course, Mount Cobb. All proceeds will be used to support the ministry of the Little Sisters of the Poor.

Pictured are committee members, seated from left: Mother Theresa Louisa, l.s.p.; tournament co-chairman Gene Cosgrove; tournament co-chairman Patrick J. Sheridan; and Sister Marie Therese, l.s.p. Standing: Carole Paswinski; Pete Kanton; Karen Caruso, development assistant; tournament co-chairman Bob Blaker, maintenance director; Atty. Jerry Musheno; Jackie Galvin, director of development and communications, and Janet Skibinski.

Annual “Swing for Sight” Golf Tournament Set for June 18th

Blind Asso golf tournament

The Lackawanna Blind Association will host the 32nd Annual William J. Jordon, M.D., Memorial Swing for Sight Golf Tournament on Monday June 18,  at Glen Oak Country Club in Clarks Summit.

Proceeds benefit the Associations programs. For more information and reservations please call, 570-342-7613.

Planning committee members include, seated from left: Noreen Burke, Executive Director Mary Lou Wascavich, and Sharon Byrne. Standing same order: Fred Hickman, Jerry Musheno, Brian Mahlstedt, Ron Leas and Nick Parise.


UNICO golf tournament photo

A Charity Golf Tournament was hosted recently by Tech 42 LLC and the Keystone Chapter of UNICO National held at Sand Springs Golf Course. Funds raised benefited the Greater Scranton YMCA.

Pictured seated from left are: David Abdalla, Tech 42, Customer Relationship Manager; Cathy Gerard, Keystone UNICO President; Meghan Carnevale, Greater Scranton & Wilkes-Barre Family YMCAs, Senior Director of Mission Advancement & Marketing; Cathy Bianchi, Keystone UNICO Board Chairman, and Bob Taylor, Tech 42, Director of Operations. Standing, same order: Mark McDade, PA II District Governor; Rich Surridge, Greater Scranton & Wilkes-Barre Family YMCAs, CFO; Ernie DeStefano, Keystone UNICO Golf Tournament Chairman; Val Riggi, Keystone UNICO Treasurer; John Mecca, Keystone UNICO Financial Secretary, and Ray Tropeano, Keystone UNICO Board and Golf Committee Member.