Lackawanna County Italian Flag Raising

Italian Flag Raising just Keystone Members 2017-10-1

Members of Keystone Chapter UNICO National participated in the Lackawanna County Italian Flag Raising, in conjunction with recognizing Christopher Columbus as the discoverer of America and recognizing October as being Italian Heritage and Culture Month.

Commissioner Pat O’Malley read the proclamation recognizing the contributions of Christopher Columbus and the many Italian Americans through the years and throughout our county.

The proclamation was signed by Lackawanna County Commissioners Pat O’Malley, Laureen Cummings and Jerry Notarianni.  Each Italian American Organization present received a copy of the Proclamation.

Pictured at the Lackawanna County Italian Flag Raising from left are Mark McDade, Carmen Scrimalli, Rocco Mack, James Mack, Anthony Mack, Michele McDade, Tom Carlucci, Dunmore Councilwoman Carol Scrimalli, Ann Summa, Mary Rinaldi, Theresa LaNunziata, Chapter President Cathy Gerard, Keystone Board Chairwoman Cathy Bianchi, Marisa Scalese, Marilyn Vitali, Tess and Ray Tropeano, all Keystone Chapter UNICO members, and Lackawanna County Commissioner Pat O’Malley.

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UNICO to Sponsor Designer Purse BINGO

Keystone Purse Purchases _1Dunmore’s Keystone UNICO is sponsoring a designer purse bingo on Sunday, Nov. 19, from noon to 4 p.m.,  with proceeds going to local scholarships and charities.  The event will be held at Eagle McClure Hose Company, Old Forge, with tickets at $20. Keystone UNICO is a 501c3 not for profit organization and is also the second largest UNICO National chapter in the United States.

There will be 20 designer purses, namely Michael Kors, Coach, Kate Spade, Dooney and Bourke, and Patricia Nash.  There will also be four special bingo prizes as well as a basket raffle.  Refreshments and baked goods will be available for purchase.

Tickets can be purchased from all Keystone Chapter Members or call Michele McDade at 570-343-7009 or Lenore Latarewicz at 570-878-4900.

Pictured are committee members with Macy’s representatives, in front from left: Marcia Fuller, Macy’s sales associate; Sylvia Tagert, Mary DePalma, Mary Ann Coviello and Toni DiVizio.  

Standing: Cathy Bianchi, Val Riggi, cochair Michele McDade; Ivar Iversen, Macy’s sales manager; cochair Lenore Latarewicz, Dot Mariani and Nancy Malone.

UNICO Presents Service Above Self Awards

Service Above Self award

UNICO Keystone Chapter’s immediate past chapter president Cathy Bianchi presented Nanine Gramigna and Bob Collins with the chapter’s annual “Service Above Self” Awards for their exemplary contributions to Keystone.

From left are Nanine Gramigna, past president Cathy Bianchi and Bob Collins.

Keystone UNICO Under New Leadership

 

UNICO - New President

Cathy Gerard was recently installed as the sixth president of Dunmore’s Keystone Chapter UNICO National by past UNICO National President Glenn Pettinato.

Pictured with Cathy are members of her immediate family and UNICO National Officers.

Seated from left are Marisa Scalese and Theresa LaNunziata; Keystone UNICO president Cathy Gerard; Margaret Caterino, Cathy’s mother; Cathy Bianchi, immediate past chapter president; Dolly Caterino and Debbie Whitbeck.  

Standing, same order: Mark McDade, PA II District Governor; Al Caterino, Dave Whitbeck, and Carl Bianchi, family; and Glenn Pettinato, past national president and Installing Officer.