Former Scranton Chamber of Commerce President and local artist Austin Burke, left, holds a poster he painted “A Scranton Times Christmas” depicting the annual Thanksgiving Eve tower lighting, that is being sold with proceeds going to the “Judi H Rock On” fund, benefitting the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute.  The poster can be purchased for $20…

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Michael Moran of Clarks Summit and Maura Phillips Staback of Eynon were recently recognized by the Association of Fundraising Professionals NEPA chapter at its National Philanthropy Day Luncheon as “Outstanding Volunteer Fundraisers.”  The brother and sister team are the co-founders of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day.…

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Christine Stickle Esposito from Mountainhome recently partnered with the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute to create a design for the organization’s 2013 Holiday Card. Each year, the Cancer Institute invites a local cancer survivor to submit artwork for the cover of a holiday card sent to over 500 individuals and organizations. This year’s card features a wreath. …

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The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is proud to announce Maura Phillips Staback from Eynon and Mike Moran from Clarks Summit will receive the Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser(s) Award at the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) NEPA Chapter’s upcoming National Philanthropy Day Celebration.  This brother and sister team created, and for 10 years has sustained C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer…

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A display of artwork painted by Luzerne County cancer survivors and caregivers was featured at Benco Dental in Pittston throughout the months of September and October.  “Tiles: From Tears to Triumph,” was created by the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute.  It is made up of replications of ceramic tiles painted as part of an art therapy…

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