EXETER, PA – The Luzerne County Bar Association Charitable Foundation hosted their annual summer outing event at Fox Hill Country Club in Exeter in July. The event featured an evening of dinner, presentations featuring two student scholarships and honoring Attorney William F. Anzalone. Additionally, grants were presented to several nonprofit organizations in the region including the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. This $1,000 grant will help to support the Community-Based Cancer Screening Navigation Program. This program helps low income, uninsured, and underinsured individuals who are not up to date with breast, cervical, colon and lung cancer screenings.
About The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute
The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is a nonprofit, community-based agency serving seven counties in northeast Pennsylvania with offices located in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. Focusing on surveillance, community and patient services, and hospital and practice support services, the Cancer Institute invests 100% of its resources locally. 2021 marks NRCI’s 30th anniversary.
About Luzerne County Bar Association Charitable Foundation
The Luzerne County Bar Association Charitable Foundation, Inc. was formed by the Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association in 2003. Its mission is to support charitable and humanitarian projects throughout Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; provide support for law related projects, publications, and education; enhance the public’s understanding and appreciation of the legal system in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; ensure access to legal information and representation to all members of the Luzerne County, Pennsylvania community, and foster good relations between members of the Bar, judiciary, and the public. Since its inception, the Foundation has given away over $300,000 to area charities.