Golden Introduces Lifetime Warranty on Brisa Fabrics for Lift Chairs


Old Forge, PA, 11-19-2018 – Golden Technologies is happy to announce the only lifetime warranty offered for breathable fabrics on lift chairs in the industry. The extended warranty is being offered on Golden lift chair products using Brisa® by Ultrafabrics®.

As proud partners in the Home Medical Equipment industry for more than a decade, Golden and Ultrafabrics have worked diligently to create an unbeatable combination of comfort and durability to deliver the most advanced lift chairs available in the world.

“We are excited to partner with Ultrafabrics to offer the only lifetime warranty for all
Brisa breathable fabrics on lift chairs in the industry. We proudly stand behind the quality of our products and so does Ultrafabrics, given the technology used to create Brisa,” said Rich Golden, CEO of Golden Technologies. “This collaboration marks the fusion of true comfort seating and luxurious Brisa fabrics – both built to last. We have every confidence that consumers will enjoy their Golden power lift recliner wrapped in one of the harmonious colors in our Brisa Collection,” he added.

The offer of a lifetime warranty is subject to Golden Technologies’ terms and conditions and warrants the product against original defects in materials or workmanship. The warranty will begin from the date of shipment to the Buyer and last for the life of the furniture.

About Golden Technologies

Golden Technologies, a family-owned and operated company, is the world’s leading manufacturer of luxurious lift and recline chairs. We take great satisfaction in the superb craftsmanship and lasting durability of our growing lines of Power Lift Chairs and Power Wheelchairs and Scooters. Golden’s products set the pace in our industry for performance, convenience, and comfort, because they all begin with superior materials and creative designs. We help provide our customers with a sense of independence, mobility, freedom, accomplishment, and belonging.

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About Ultrafabrics

With decades of craftsmanship, Ultrafabrics® is reshaping the world of animal-free fabrics – one surface at a time. Made by humans, for humans, our passion is the creation of unrivaled sensorial experiences and changing the definition and expectation for what a performance fabric can be, do and feel like.

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Quest Studio Hosting December Events


The Quest Studio Community would like to give back to our community in a big way this Holiday Season, and are running an Adopt-a-Veteran Drive for the St. Francis Common’s Homeless Veterans Shelter in Scranton, PA. We will be collecting the following supplies that are high in need to be delivered with a hot meal just before Christmas: disposable razors, shaving cream, twin sheets, twin comforters, pillows, cereal (Cheerios, Frosted Flakes, Chex), canned coffee (any caffeinated brand), Chef Boy R Dee, bagged sugar, canned creamer, gum, granola bars, trail mix, snacks, etc). If you’d like to participate you can drop off any of the items during class hours or contact Talia at 570-815-4655.




Acro Yoga is a fun, playful practice that combines wisdom of acrobatics, the awareness, breath and balance of yoga and the healing nature of Thai massage. Join Yoga West at Quest as they guide us in a fun, safe and laughter filled evening at this introductory to Acro Yoga workshop. Bring a friend, partner or come alone. No yoga experience necessary. We will learn multiple beginner friendly poses and even learn to link some of them together. This 90 minute class will end with some therapeutic poses to allow you to leave in a state of bliss. Wear comfortable clothing. Registration required at Cost $20 per person.


Advertise with the Festival of Trees by Donating an Ornament Featuring Your Business

Dear Friends & Neighbors,

This year’s Festival of Trees theme is Electric City Holiday.  Lackawanna County Arts and Culture department is requesting local businesses and organizations to assist in decorating the Lackawanna County’s Commissioners’ tree by donating an ornament advertising your business.  Some have made an ornament by inserting their business card in a clear ornament.  All ornamentation is welcomed and appreciated up till Monday December 10th.

Also, please refer to enclosed flyer concerning the Festival of Trees request for decorating your own tree.  Any questions contact Tom Bartley at 570 963-6590 or Trolleymuseum@lackawanna Thank you for your consideration.



Festival of Trees theme is Electric City Holiday.  We are requesting local businesses and organizations to advertising your business by donating an ornament to be displayed on Commissioners’ tree.  Also, businesses have inserting their business card in a clear ornament.  All ornamentation is welcomed up until December 10th and appreciated.  Any questions please contact Tom Bartley at 570 963-6590 or Trolleymuseum@lackawanna

Marywood University Christmas Tree Lighting

Marywood University will gather with the community to kick off the start of the holiday season with its annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at 4 p.m., in the Rotunda, which is located in the Liberal Arts Center on the University’s campus. This event is free and open to the public.

This annual tradition, which draws tremendous community support, is accompanied by prayer, ornament presentation, holiday choral music with instrumental backing, and light refreshments. Members of the general public are invited to join the entire Marywood community in the Rotunda each year to share this special, joyous tradition of the holiday season.

For additional information on the history of the Tree Lighting ceremony at Marywood University, please visit

Misericordia University Students to Host Sensory Winter Wonderland


The Misericordia University student organization, Cougars for Autism Awareness, is hosting “Sensory Winter Wonderland,” a sensory-friendly holiday event for children with autism and their siblings. The free event is on Sunday, Dec. 2 from 1-3 p.m. in the Huntzinger and Alden Trust Rooms 218-219 of Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall.

Families will be able to walk around and participate at designated activities moderated by volunteers. There will be a parachute activity and a sensory box train. Crafts will include making a weighted reindeer, snowman puppets and snowflakes. Light refreshments and holiday photo opportunities will also be available. All of the events hae been designed specifically for children who have sensory challenges. Student volunteers will strive to make this an opportunity that does not overwhelm any sensory sensitive participants.

There is no charge, but donations are welcome. All proceeds go to Cougars for Autism Awareness. Group officers are Taylor Webb of Clark, New Jersey, president; Alexis D’Amico of Riverside, New Jersey, vice president; Jessica Lane of Elverson, secretary, and Sinead O’Sullivan of Pearl River, New York, treasurer.

Families can pre-register at For additional details, please contact Taylor Webb, president, Cougars for Autism Awareness, by email at

The College of Health Sciences and Education at Misericordia University is home to the Autism Center, which serves as a community resource, as well as an educational and research entity for autism. The Autism Center offers a number of special programs and services, such as the Autism for Lifelong Learning (ALL) Program, which provides pre-employment and employment services in the context of community integration and self-determination at the post-high school level.

In addition to providing autism services, the Misericordia University College of Health Sciences and Education offers a post-graduate and post-credentialed online certification program in autism spectrum disorders for health care providers. Launched in 2016, the academic program prepares health care professionals in the fields of nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant, speech-language pathology and more to work with clients diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

For more information about the Autism Center at Misericordia University, please email or visit

For more information about Misericordia University, please call (570) 674-6400 or visit Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1924, Misericordia University is Luzerne County’s first four-year college and offers 56 academic programs on the graduate and undergraduate levels in full- and part-time formats. Misericordia University ranks in the top tier of the Best Regional Universities – North category of U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 edition of Best Colleges. The Princeton Review recognizes MU as a 2019 Best Northeastern College and Money Magazine includes Misericordia in its 2018-19 “Best Colleges” list.