The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania 2015 Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Luncheon was held on June 30. The Consumers of the Year Awards were presented to Amy Bouzid, Dannette Janus, Chris Pate, Josie Stuper, and Shannon Sweeney. Special recognition was given to Pastor and Mrs. Bob Johnson and Rose Speranzo. The Extraordinary Dedication Award went to Officer William Golden. The Arc Award was presented to Karen Pasqualicchio. The Arc also welcomed new board member Mary Beth D’Andrea. From left, first row, Sweeney, Bouzid, Janus, Pate, Stuper. Second row, Pasqualicchio, Golden, Bob Johnson, Theresa Johnson, Ann Hoffman, and Don Broderick.
At the 2015 Annual Meeting of The Friends of The Arc Auxillary, they named a new officer and three new board members to the board of directors. Eileen Williams is vice president and they welcomed Helga Harrington, Michelle Reilly, and Peggy Tenelly to the Board. From left, first row, Betty Moreken; Eileen Rempe, Arc Liaison; Corolla Sawka, Board President; Ann Hoffman; Barbara Lutz; Jeanne Gardier. Second row, Mary Murphy Fox; Carol Burke, corresponding secretary; Betsy Youngblood, recording secretary; Nancy Crafferty, treasurer; Peggy Tenelly; Morgan Bielovitz; Michelle Reilly; Linda Kusy; Eileen Williams, vice president; and Jeanne Biggar.
The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania held its Foundation Annual Meeting on June 18 at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel Scranton. Several individuals, companies, community groups, and foundations were recognized for their generosity. From left, Alan Hughes, Joseph Hollander, Mary Lynn, and Donald Broderick.