Seniors of the Wyomings elect 2013 officers


First Posted: 1/6/2013

The Wyoming/West Wyoming Seniors will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8 at St Monica’s meeting center. Servers are Stanley Mulesky, George Yurek and Vicky Mecklavage. Dues will be collected for the year 2013 by Membership Chairman Angie Mastruzzo. There will be refreshments after the short business meeting and Bingo will be played.

Newly-elected officers who will serve for 2013-2014 are Frank Perfinski, president; Sam DeSalvo, vice president; Joann Kwasny, secretary; and Irene Zelinski and Donna Pocceschi, treasurers.

New members 50 years and older are welcome. Non-residents are also welcome.

Hose Company fund drive

Wyoming Hose Company No. 1 recently began its 2013 fire drive. Everyone is asked to please donate to the department. It is residents’ generosity that allows the firefighters the safety equipment necessary to respond when needed. A second reminder will be sent to residents shortly. If corrections are needed on the form, mark the appropriate area and list the updated information.

Anyone who has not received a donation request is asked to call the station at 693-1371 and leave a message for John Marianacci, 2013 fund drive chairman. New members are welcome to apply and our hall is available for rental by calling the same number for information.

WA senior parents

There will be an important meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan 7 for the parents of the Wyoming Area Class of 2013 in Ms. Aritz’s classroom (Room 164 next to the library in the Secondary Center). Important information will be discussed regarding the Nite at the Races fundraiser set for Saturday, Feb. 16 at St. Barbara Parish Center.

Sanitation stickers

Garbage stickers for 2013 are now on sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Wyoming Municipal Building. Full year stickers are $200 and $190 for seniors. Stickers may be purchased through two payments, each for half a year. Garbage stickers may also be purchased through the mail by sending a self-addressed/stamped envelope to Wyoming Borough, 277 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, PA 18644. The sticker fee includes garbage pickup, curb-side recycling collection and seasonal yard waste removal. A monthly bulk item pickup is also offered at $5 per item (limited to one per month.)

St. Monica’s news

A Night at the Races benefiting St. Monica’s Parish, 363 West Eighth St., will be held on Friday, Feb. 8. Master of ceremonies is Magic 93’s Frankie Warren. Doors open 5:45 p.m.; post time is 7 p.m. Admission is $10 and seating is limited to 175. Complimentary food and beverages will be served. Horses will be sold after each weekend mass for $10. Winning horses received a $50 cash prize. Contact Tom Tomsak at 237-2188 for more information.

A Pro-Life March will be held in Washington, DC on Friday, Jan. 25. Buses will leave from the Knights of Columbus Hall in Luzerne at a time to be announced. If interested, call the Rectory at 693-1991.

Books and CDs are available from the parish library in the back of the church hall. Feel free to take, read, pass on or return but enjoy reading. The CDs are a good way to grow in your knowledge of the Faith. They are located in a special holder near the entrance of the church and a donation of $3 is asked.

Library news

The Friends of the Wyoming Free Library have launched a brand new web-based store on Etsy.com, You can buy unique handcrafted items such as cat toys and sachets as well as pillows, pet coats and many other crafts for the holidays. Go to The Crafty Ant store on Etsy.com. All proceeds benefit the Wyoming Free Library.

Friends of the Wyoming Free Library invite you to bring your knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, embroidery, or sewing to the library from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on the first and fourth Wednesdays of every month. Call the library at 693-1364 to register.

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