Y cocktail fundraiser to aid cancer recovery program today


First Posted: 1/20/2013

Winter Bliss, a cocktail fundraiser to benefit the Greater Pittston YMCA’s new cancer recovery wellness program, THRIVE, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. today, Jan. 20, at Palazzo 53 on Main Street in Pittston

THRIVE gives cancer patients and survivors a free 24-week membership for themselves and their families to the Greater Pittston YMCA – because cancer affects more than just its host.

All proceeds of the event, including all tips will go toward the THRIVE program.

Guest bartenders include Rosemary Dessoye, Executive Vice-President of the Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce; Lori Nocito, Executive Director of Leadership Wilkes-Barre; Rachel Pugh-Domiano, Vice President of Media Optimization ReferLocal; Girard Mecadon, attorney at Mecadon Law; Ed Ackerman, editor of the Sunday Dispatch; Alexandra Kokura, attorney at Lackawanna County; and Joseph Joyce Jr., Vice President, Commercial Lines Joyce Insurance Group.

THRIVE gives cancer patients and survivors a free 24-week membership for themselves and their families to the Greater Pittston YMCA – because cancer affects more than just its host.

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