Little Sisters of the Poor to host annual autumn roast beef dinner Sunday, Oct. 16 to raise funds for a new bus


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Committee members meet to plan the Little Sisters of the Poor annual autumn roast beef dinner, scheduled for 12 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16 in the auditorium of Holy Family Residence, 2500 Adams Ave., Scranton. From left, first row, Theresa Durkin, Scranton; Carole Paswinski, Dunmore; Nancy Wilson, Scranton, and Cathy Lavelle, Scranton. Second row, Sister Marie Therese, l.s.p., Scranton; Karen Caruso, development assistant, Scranton; Pete Kanton, Moosic; Charlie Butler, Wilkes-Barre; Ann Kwak, Wilkes-Barre; Joyce Tressler, Clarks Summit, and Jackie Galvin, director of development and communications, Avoca. Also serving on the committee are Marlene Deily; Faith Foley; Cathy Gavin; Anne Grady; MaryCarol Kanton; Mary Sheils; Mary Jane Sheridan; Janet Skibinski; Lisa Blaker, director of activities and volunteer coordinator, and Mother Theresa Louisa, l.s.p.


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SCRANTON — The Little Sisters of the Poor will host its annual autumn roast beef dinner from 12 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16 in the auditorium of Holy Family Residence, 2500 Adams Ave., located adjacent to Marywood University. All proceeds will be used to cover the expenses of a new bus for the residents of Holy Family Residence.

The dinner, which will be catered courtesy of Stirna’s Restaurant, includes roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, carrots, rolls and butter, assorted pies and beverages. Takeouts will also be available. Adult tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Children’s tickets (age 10 and younger) are $6. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling 570-343-4065 or online at littlesistersofthepoorscranton.org.

The event will also include a bake sale, basket/gift certificate raffles and a 50/50 raffle.

Dinner sponsorship packages are available as advertising vehicles for businesses or a way to honor or remember a loved one.

For sponsorship information, contact Jackie Galvin at 570-343-4065, ext. 3144 or scdevelopment@littlesistersofthepoor.org.

Committee members meet to plan the Little Sisters of the Poor annual autumn roast beef dinner, scheduled for 12 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16 in the auditorium of Holy Family Residence, 2500 Adams Ave., Scranton. From left, first row, Theresa Durkin, Scranton; Carole Paswinski, Dunmore; Nancy Wilson, Scranton, and Cathy Lavelle, Scranton. Second row, Sister Marie Therese, l.s.p., Scranton; Karen Caruso, development assistant, Scranton; Pete Kanton, Moosic; Charlie Butler, Wilkes-Barre; Ann Kwak, Wilkes-Barre; Joyce Tressler, Clarks Summit, and Jackie Galvin, director of development and communications, Avoca. Also serving on the committee are Marlene Deily; Faith Foley; Cathy Gavin; Anne Grady; MaryCarol Kanton; Mary Sheils; Mary Jane Sheridan; Janet Skibinski; Lisa Blaker, director of activities and volunteer coordinator, and Mother Theresa Louisa, l.s.p.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_ABJ-LSP-Dinner.jpgCommittee members meet to plan the Little Sisters of the Poor annual autumn roast beef dinner, scheduled for 12 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16 in the auditorium of Holy Family Residence, 2500 Adams Ave., Scranton. From left, first row, Theresa Durkin, Scranton; Carole Paswinski, Dunmore; Nancy Wilson, Scranton, and Cathy Lavelle, Scranton. Second row, Sister Marie Therese, l.s.p., Scranton; Karen Caruso, development assistant, Scranton; Pete Kanton, Moosic; Charlie Butler, Wilkes-Barre; Ann Kwak, Wilkes-Barre; Joyce Tressler, Clarks Summit, and Jackie Galvin, director of development and communications, Avoca. Also serving on the committee are Marlene Deily; Faith Foley; Cathy Gavin; Anne Grady; MaryCarol Kanton; Mary Sheils; Mary Jane Sheridan; Janet Skibinski; Lisa Blaker, director of activities and volunteer coordinator, and Mother Theresa Louisa, l.s.p. Submitted photo

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