The Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick held their annual dinner at the Woodlands Inn in Plains Township Friday evening. Matt McGloin, former Penn State football standout and current NFL quarterback, was guest speaker.
Enjoying festivities at the Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick annual dinner are, from left, Richard ‘Dick’ Callahan, toastmaster; Lee Monteforte, Friendly Sons past president; Tom Reilly, Reilly Associates.
PA State Rep. Michael Carroll, left, Msgr. John Bendik, center, and Fr. Leo McKiernan look over one of the gifts presented at each table of the annual Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick dinner at the Woodlands Inn.
Members of the head table and award recipients (with proclamation) for the 103rd Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick are, from left, Terrence McMahon, Friendly Sons president; Standly Waleski, Achievement Award; Matthew McMahon, general chairman; Eugene Philbin, grand marshal; Pittston City Mayor Jason Klush, Man of the Year; Dick Callahan, toastmaster; Atty. Joseph Burke, Swingle Award; Matt McGloin, guest speaker; PA State Rep. Michael Carroll.
Past presidents of the Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick who attended this year’s annual dinner are, from left, seated, Kevin O’Brien, Jack Brogan, James MacFarland, Bill Burke, Michael Clark, PJ Melvin. Standing, Bob Calpin, Dr. Shawn Casey, Lee Monteforte, Atty. Joseph Carmody, Joe Joyce, Paul Leonard, Joe Heffers, Michael Cadden, Bill Williams, Patrick Bilbow, Brian Clark, John Gilligan, Patrick Gilligan, Jim Rooney.