Job Fair at Outreach – Center for Community Resources

Outreach invites job seekers to attend the CANPACK Job Fair being held at the LEAD Center at Outreach, 431 North Seventh Avenue on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, 11 am to 2 pm. 

The LEAD Center at Outreach is hosting this on-site job fair with CANPACK. 

CANPACK is an international manufacturer of aluminum and steel cans and glass bottles for the food and beverage sector, located in Jessup, PA. CANPACK’s mission is to be the global partner of choice for impactful, experience-enhancing and sustainable packaging solutions – energizing customers, connecting with consumers, and inspiring employees to push boundaries.

The job fair is open to the public. Meet with CANPACK, bring your resume, and explore the amazing job opportunities CANPACK has to offer. 

CANPACK as an employer seeks to unleash the collective energy and potential of their employees.

Munley Law Attorneys Recognized By Super Lawyers

Munley Law is pleased to announce that 8 of its lawyers have been included in the 2022 edition of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers. Only 5% of attorneys in the United States are selected to Super Lawyers.

To be included in Super Lawyers, an attorney must be nominated by his/her peers, or identified by the Super Lawyers research department; lawyers cannot nominate themselves nor can they pay to be recognized on the list. Nominated attorneys are subjected to a thorough evaluation and selection

Munley Law would like to congratulate the following lawyers named to the 2022 Pennsylvania Super
Lawyers list:
● Marion Munley
● Daniel W. Munley
● Caroline Munley
● J. Christopher Munley
● Robert W. Munley, III
● John M. Mulcahey
● Melinda C. Ghilardi

Marion Munley was also selected for the Top 100 2022 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Top 50
2022 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers lists.

Katie Nealon was named to the 2022 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list, which recognizes 2.5% of
American lawyers who have been practicing for ten years or less.

Geisinger Named to Forbes List

Geisinger has been named to the 2022 Forbes list of Best Employers for New Graduates.

The rankings were selected based on Statista’s innovative methodology, guaranteeing unbiased results and providing reliable insights. More than 20,000 U.S. young professionals who work for companies that employ at least 1,000 people participated in the independent survey, which focused on work-related issues and their experiences in the workplace.

“It’s an honor to be recognized,” says Brion Lieberman, chief human resources officer. “We have a strong values-based culture rooted in our people and we want Geisinger to be a place where you can stay and build a rewarding career.”

“No matter what stage of your career, there’s something for everyone,” adds Julene Campion, vice president of recruitment and learning & development. “Whether you’re a new graduate or re-entering the workforce, a seasoned professional or looking for a career shift, we have services and programs to help you grow and achieve your goals.”

Participants were asked to rate the likelihood they would recommend their employer to family and friends. They also assessed their employers according to safety of work environment, competitiveness of compensation, opportunities for advancement, effectiveness of diversity and inclusion efforts and company image. Finally, participants were asked to evaluate other employers in their respective industries that stand out either positively or negatively.

You can view the full list here.

Geisinger offers benefits such as retirement programs, parental paid leave, tuition reimbursement and health insurance that starts on the first day of employment.

New jobseekers can turn to Geisinger’s Career Center for guidance on resume-building, interview coaching and one-on-one services. Free Wi-Fi and computers are available.
For more information, call 877-564-6447 or stop by 529 Mill St. in Danville.

Small Business Microgrants Grant Program (CDBG)

The City of Scranton, in conjunction with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at The University of Scranton, announce the CDBG Small Business Micro-Grant Program for new or early-stage businesses located in Scranton’s low-moderate-income demographic areas (LMA). Funds, ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 per business, will assist with start-up costs, thus contributing to their initial success and continued revitalization of our community.

New and newly established is defined as businesses opened for business within the last 12 months or planning to open within 9 months of application. Business Owner must be or have worked with SBDC at The University of Scranton to complete a business education series and/or business consultation. Final applications must include a referral form from the SBDC at The University of Scranton.

Eligible Uses of FUNDS
• Inventory
• Procurement of machinery, furniture, fixtures and equipment
• Working/Operating capital (not to include interest or finance charges)
o Defined working/operating capital – Utilities, rent, business services (accounting, IT, website development)

Ineligible or Restricted Uses of Funds:
• The repayment of existing debt
• Employee/owner payroll taxes
• Reimbursement of costs incurred prior to loan/grant award
• Reimbursement for interest charges or finance changes of any kind with no exceptions
• Political or religious activities
• Lobbying any governmental entity

Interested in Applying:
If you are interested in learning more and applying for this program, please email Tricia Zilaitis who will email you the application.

Johnson College News

Johnson College Receives Grant

Johnson College has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Women in Philanthropy Initiative Fund of the Scranton Area Community Foundation. This grant will support Girls on Fire, a unique one-day STEM event designed for 6-9th grade students to learn about career opportunities in non-traditional STEM fields.

The event, part of Johnson College’s new Women in Industry Initiative, will be conducted in conjunction with International Women’s Day in March 2023. The event will include tours of the Johnson College campus, presentations on various STEM-related programs, a keynote speaker who is a successful woman in her field, lunch, and fun hands-on activities in 3D printing, carpentry, and more. Students will learn about mechatronics, computer science, HVAC-R, healthcare, and carpentry – all areas where women have a variety of opportunities for successful careers.

Studies show that when the women’s labor force participation rises, so do the economy and the GDP. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics notes in “Women in the Labor Force: A Databook” that women may represent more than half of all workers within several industries. Despite this, women are substantially underrepresented in industries such as construction, manufacturing, utilities, and other industrial types of employment such as agriculture and mining. They are also underrepresented in services such as repair and maintenance, automotive repair, and commercial and industrial machinery repair. Women’s participation in the U.S. labor force has been a complicated narrative, especially in skilled trades.

There are many opportunities, pathways, and resources available to women looking to enter skilled trades. Girls on Fire will help students understand the many pathways for women’s economic equity and increase participation in well-paid, skilled jobs traditionally held by men.

Women in Philanthropy is an initiative of the Scranton Area Community Foundation dedicated to transforming the lives of women, girls, and their families in Northeastern Pennsylvania. For more information, visit

Johnson College Enrolling Students in CNC Machining Training

In conjunction with Don’s Machine Shop in West Pittston, Johnson College continues to bring CNC Machining training to Luzerne County. Starting June 20, 2022, students will train to utilize, maintain and program Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines inside Don’s Machine Shop’s classroom and lab at 100 Elm Street, West Pittston. Open enrollment for this 510-Hour CNC class is going on now. Space is limited. To learn more or enroll, visit or contact the Johnson College Continuing Education Department at 570-702-8979 or

CNC machinists manufacture precision products and components used in various applications such as automotive, medical, electronics, aerospace, transportation, military, and more. Industries throughout northeastern Pennsylvania are currently in need of well-trained CNC machinists.

This 510-hour class for beginner-level students includes theory and hands-on learning experiences. The hands-on training, delivered at Don’s Machine Shop, is on some of the most state-of-the-art equipment in the region. This unique, one-of-a-kind training will help open new career opportunities right away. This relationship truly demonstrates how industry is a Johnson College student’s campus. The cost of the class is $7,500. Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify. 

WVIA Announces Addition to its Board of Directors

WVIA, the PBS and NPR affiliate for northeastern and central Pennsylvania, has announced that Jonathan H. Weis will be joining its Board of Directors.

Jonathan H. Weis is chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Weis Markets, a Mid-Atlantic food retailer with 198 locations in seven states: Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, and West Virginia.  

As president and chief executive officer, Mr. Weis oversees all aspects of Weis Markets’ operations and management. He is a member of the company’s executive committee and board of directors.

“It is an honor to have Jonathan join the Board here at WVIA,” said Carla McCabe, WVIA president and CEO. “Jonathan’s experience and expertise will bring valuable insights to the board and the station as a whole.”

“We’re pleased to welcome Jonathan as the newest Member of the WVIA Board. Along with the Weis family’s long-standing commitment to the community, he will add perspective through Weis Markets’ presence that is reflective of our diverse, 22-county, Public Media Service Area” said L. Peter Frieder, Chair of the WVIA Board of Directors.

Mr. Weis joined the company full-time in 1989. Early in his career, he worked in produce merchandising, grocery procurement and store operations. Mr. Weis subsequently worked in Weis’ real estate department, and in 1996, he became the Company’s vice president of property management and development. In 2004, he became vice chairman and corporate secretary.

A graduate of Shikellamy High School in Sunbury, Pa., Mr. Weis holds a B.A. from Yale University. He has served on various boards including Susquehanna University’s Board of Directors.