Lackawanna County presents ‘Good Works’ certificates to volunteers

August 15th, 2015 1:29 pm

A group of area volunteers provided significant assistance to the Lackawanna County Veterans Affairs Office the past four years for Memorial Day by placing flag holders and flags at the graves of over 10,000 soldiers at The Cathedral Cemetery. The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented the group with ‘Good Works’ certificates for its efforts. From left, first row, Cole Henry, Mason McDonald and Mackenzie Thomas. Second row, Commissioner Patrick M. OMalley; Anthony Kniolek, representing his son, Evan; George Acquino; Holly Acquino; Corey Thomas; Art Lescher; Holly Acquino; Commissioner Edward G. Staback and Robert Tuffy, the county’s director of veterans affairs.

A group of area volunteers provided significant assistance to the Lackawanna County Veterans Affairs Office the past four years for Memorial Day by placing flag holders and flags at the graves of over 10,000 soldiers at The Cathedral Cemetery. The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented the group with ‘Good Works’ certificates for its efforts. From left, first row, Cole Henry, Mason McDonald and Mackenzie Thomas. Second row, Commissioner Patrick M. OMalley; Anthony Kniolek, representing his son, Evan; George Acquino; Holly Acquino; Corey Thomas; Art Lescher; Holly Acquino; Commissioner Edward G. Staback and Robert Tuffy, the county’s director of veterans affairs.
http://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_ABJ-Volunteers.jpgA group of area volunteers provided significant assistance to the Lackawanna County Veterans Affairs Office the past four years for Memorial Day by placing flag holders and flags at the graves of over 10,000 soldiers at The Cathedral Cemetery. The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented the group with ‘Good Works’ certificates for its efforts. From left, first row, Cole Henry, Mason McDonald and Mackenzie Thomas. Second row, Commissioner Patrick M. OMalley; Anthony Kniolek, representing his son, Evan; George Acquino; Holly Acquino; Corey Thomas; Art Lescher; Holly Acquino; Commissioner Edward G. Staback and Robert Tuffy, the county’s director of veterans affairs. Submitted photo


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