Boys & Girls Clubs of NEPA Members
Celebrate the Holiday Season


The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeastern Pennsylvania recently hosted a holiday party where Club members enjoyed a special dinner, a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, and lots of holiday treats and toys.  Eating a special holiday dinner are (l-r) Club members Ira Phelps, Chase McNalley, Nasir Jackson, Christian Maria and Lee Glancey.

UNICO Scranton was one of the volunteer organizations who made this special celebration possible.  UNICO Scranton members also volunteered that night serving the dinner to the Club members and cleaning up.  Carol Dougherty, (l), UNICO Scranton member is pictured having a blast with Club members (l-r) Alexis Robinson and Jasmin Salaman.

Funds were donated through the La Festa Italiana’s 3rd Annual Memorial “James R. Minicozzi” 5K Run/1 Mile Walk.  Pictured front row (l-r) are UNICO Members Carole Dougherty, Melanie Naro, John Trapani, Leslie Minicozzi Galacci, Palma Yanni, Gloria Bernardi and Zachary Jacobson.  Back row (l-r) are UNICO Members Danny Lovello, Pat Yanni, Steve Atkinson, Mike Rescigno, Bob Montalbano, Patti Montalbano, Mary Marrara (UNICO President), Jim Baress and Jerry  Healey.  Other sponsors included: Anonymous and The Mattioli Foundation.