Proceeds from Minicozzi 5k donated to Boys and Girls Club

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The Cpt. James R. Minicozzi Race Committee through The Scranton Chapter of UNICO presents a check for $13,000 to The Boys and Girls Club of Northeastern Pennsylvania to support its annual children’s Christmas party. The Memorial race, held annually in conjunction with the opening of La Festa Italiana, is in its sixth year. The race honors the memory of James R. Minicozzi, Captain, US Army. First row, Anakin Grierson. From left, first row, Leslie Minicozzi Galacci, race chair; Theresa Mary Sweeney, Jake Sweeney, Corey Bridges, Grace Griffiths, Isabel Lemus, Tricia DiBiasi Thomas, executive director of the Boys and Girls Club; and Chris DiMattio, chair of the La Festa Italiana Committee. Third row, Thom Welby, Jack Trapani, race co-chair and president of the Scranton Chapter of UNICO; Mary Marrara, Laura Gentile, operations director of the Boys and Girls Club; and Germaine Helcoski. photo