The Anzalone Law Offices were proud to sponsor the 67th Annual UNICO Football All-Star Game on Friday June 1, 2018.
We are pleased to announce a donation by UNICO of $31,000.00 to local charities. The attached memo is a list of those we would like to thank for making it possible. Thank you again and we will see you next June for the 68th!!
The Wilkes-Barre Chapter of UNICO is pleased to report that as a result of it’s successful 2018 UNICO Charity All-Star Football Game, it has donated $31,000.00 to local charities. UNICO would like to thank ANZALONE LAW OFFICES who served as GENERAL SPONSOR of the game enabling 100% of the proceeds raised from all of the SPONSORS who generously contributed to the program book to go directly to charity.
The charities that received contributions were the following:
- Heinz Rehab Hospital-Pediatric Autism Services
- United Way of Wyoming Valley
- St. Joseph Dress for Success
- National Alliance on Mental Illness
- Luzerne Intermediate Unit #18
- David’s Coffee Shop
- Tuesday Nite Bowling
- Deutsch Institute
- Volunteers of America
- Blind Association of Luzerne County
- The Care and Concern Free Health Clinic
- Catherine McCauley House
- Wyoming Valley Challenger Little League
- Pittston Memorial Library
- Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA
- Greater Pittston YMCA
- St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen
- Cooley’s Anemia Foundation
- Camp Cadet
- Miles for Michael
UNICO would like to thank Wyoming Area High School who graciously provided its beautiful stadium to host the playing of the game as well as Michael DeAngelo who announced the game, George Miller who operated the game clock, and Barry Finn who operated the play clock. UNICO would also like to thank Joseph Pisano, the athletic director of Wyoming Area for all the time and effort that he gave into making sure all the particulars were provided which would include ambulance as well as the West Pittston Police.
UNICO would like to thank the Wyoming Valley Coaches for their cooperation and in particular, Coach Dwayne Downing, who successfully coached the Pioneers to a victory and Coach Jeff Labatch who coached the Miners team.
UNICO would like to especially thank the following Wyoming Valley game officials who donated their time to officiate the game: Chuck Suppon, Frank Galicki, Greg Zumchak, Gerry Stephanoski, Bill White, Dave Novrocki, and Chris Barnic.
UNICO would like to thank Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center for providing a skilled team of trainers and the John Heinz Institute of Rehabilitative Medicine who provided all of the supplied that were needed for the players.
UNICO would like to thank Miss UNICO, Cassandra Masters, West Side CTC, and her Court, Courtney Richards, Lake Lehman, Sydney Sobelleki, Crestwood and Hallie Zelkoski, Meyers who presided at the game. A special thanks goes out to Courtney Richards, of Lake Lehman, who sang the National Anthem.
UNICO would like to congratulate Stephanie Jallen who was the recipient of this year’s ANZALONE LAW OFFICE’S SPONSOR’S AWARD. We would also like to congratulate Julia Kopectney of Wyoming Area, who was the recipient of UNICO’s Brian Piccolo Award and Kira Meager of Coughlin who is this year’s UNICO Scholarship recipient.
UNICO would also like to thank all the players that were selected to play in this year’s 67th UNICO All-Star Charitable Football Game and played with a great display of athleticism and sportsmanship.
Also, congratulations goes out to UNICO’s most valuable player, trophy recipient, named in honor of George Curry, Hazleton’s running back, Adrian Otero.
A special thanks also goes out to Sonia Mercandante of Meyers and cheerleaders that she organized and cheered so exceptionally at the game representing the Miners and the Pioneers.
Finally, UNICO would like to thank WBRE, WNEP and FOX TV for the excellent coverage they provided to this game, together with Wilkes-Barre Times Leader and the Citizen’s Voice and their sports writers for the excellent coverage they gave to this year’s game as well as the coverage they have given in the past. It is with their objective professional coverage of the game and the events leading up to the game that makes this annual All-Star Charitable Football Game the tradition that it has become.
Dr. William F. Anzalone, Jr. and Attorney Jane Smedley Anzalone celebrated the completion of their year as United Way Campaign Co- Chairs at the breakfast kick-off for United Way of Wyoming Valley’s Day of Caring. This year’s campaign proudly raised $3,532,100.00. These funds are used to combat and reduce Childhood poverty.
Congratulations to Anzalone Law Offices for being chosen as One Of The Best Law Firms for Citizens Voice Readers Choice Awards. Congratulations to all winners and thank you to all voters!
Attorneys Jamie Anzalone, kelly Ciravolo and Patrick Doyle spent the day advocating for victims’ rights in Harrisburg with the Pennsylvania Association of Justice.
By Patrick Kernan – firstname.lastname@example.org | March 17th, 2018
WILKES-BARRE — An amended complaint filed this week suggests that a former Wilkes-Barre General Hospital doctor was not only negligent when he accidentally killed a patient, but was also improperly credentialed and even mentally unfit.
By Patrick Kernan – email@example.com | March 28th, 2018
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