Seven local high school students were recently honored for being selected as the Edgar L. Dessen Community Service Award scholars for the 2018-19 school year during the Junior Leadership Hazleton graduation ceremony.
Fund Drive Chairman Earl C. Berger announced that the CAN DO Community Foundation has surpassed its goal for the 2018 Annual Fund Drive.
In his remarks announcing the conclusion of the drive, Berger expressed his appreciation for the many donors throughout Greater Hazleton that supported the 2018 campaign.
We'd like to extend our deepest gratitude to all those who have made donations to the CAN DO Community Foundation in memory of Maureen O'Donnell. Your kindness and generosity in Maureen's name, along with all of those donations to our ongoing annual fund drive, will allow the Foundation to assist with so many worthwhile community service projects throughout Greater Hazleton. Thank you! If you'd like to make a donation, click on the donate button.
Since 1992, the CAN DO Community Foundation has been supporting worthwhile projects through its mission of conservation, preservation and reclamation. The Foundation’s volunteer Board of Directors recently held its annual meeting at Ferrwood Camp in Drums. The board discussed the progress of its many ongoing projects and announced the recipients of several scholarships it awards annually.
The meeting was held on July 8 prior to an open-air concert that featured 120 Ferrwood Music Camp students who treated a crowd of concertgoers to their talents. Before the concert, the Board of Directors joined the students, parents, instructors, volunteers and visitors at a picnic-style smorgasbord prepared and served by volunteers.
Since 1992, the CAN DO Community Foundation has aided numerous non-profit organizations throughout Greater Hazleton through its mission of conservation, preservation and reclamation. The Foundation’s support of these projects is made possible in part through generous contributions to the annual fund drive.
This week, the Foundation kicked off its 2018 drive in hopes of increasing its endowment so it’s able to continue supporting important projects that benefit the community.
For the sixth consecutive year, Earl C. Berger will serve as chairman of the annual fund drive. He will be assisted by the following committee chairpersons and committee members: Matthew B. Bayzick, Eugene M. Dougherty, Dr. Anthony Falvello, George R. Hludzik, Mark Imbriaco, Gary F. Lamont, Robert J. Moisey, E. Richard Moore, Kevin O’Donnell, Donald M. Pachence, John Patton CPA, Lonnie Polli, E. Thomas Sandrock, Krista Schneider, John J. Spevak, Chris Stamatopoulos and Nancy R. Stasko.
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