At a meeting of the Christian Women Organization of Saint Barbara’s Parish, a check for $400 was presented to Jackie Tona, director of Ruth’s Place in Wilkes-Barre. The money was donated by members of the organization and friends at the annual Christmas dinner. Those attending the meeting were, from left, first row, Trish Medico, President Marilyn Jacobs, Ruth’s Place Director Jackie Tona, Rev. Michael Finn, Carol Reedy, Carol Dente and Kathy Masulis. Second row, Secretary Rosalie Mazzarella, Vice President Barbara Pazdziorko, Treasurer Loretta Semenza and Nancy Tigue.