Misericordia University will host ‘Misericordia in Bloom,’ the 2022 Trustee Associates Gala and Inaugural Celebration, on Saturday, April 23 on campus.
The festive evening with an exceptional flower show theme, will celebrate the inauguration of Misericordia’s 15thPresident Daniel J. Myers, Ph.D., and will offer appreciation to Trustee Associate benefactors who generously donate to the university. In addition, the event will recognize the successful completion of Misericordia’s largest campaign to date, Now for Tomorrow: The Campaign for Misericordia University, and honor two of Misericordia’s most special alumnae, Mercy Mission Medal recipient Joan Krause, Class of 1958, of Nanticoke; and Trustee Associates Award recipient Nancy Smith Lynch, Class of 1968, of Glen Head, New York. The event will feature fabulous food and signature drinks with dancing to the music of Vinyl Groov.
Proceeds from the gala will support President Myers’ initiative to increase scholarship funding for deserving students.
Geisinger is the presenting sponsor for the event. Misericordia University Trustees Barbara Maculloch, PA president, Community Bank, N.A., and Roger G. Howell, president and CEO, Howell Benefit Services, are serving as Gala co-chairs.
Tickets are available for purchase at $250 per person by calling Wendy Ferrara at (570) 674-3341. Anyone wishing to honor President Myers, Joan Krause, and/or Nancy Lynch with a Sponsored Table of 10 for $2,500, purchase an ad, or become a sponsor of the event, should contact Meredith Vincelli, email@example.com, or (570) 674-6472. In addition, raffle tickets, available at $20 a piece or 6 for $100, with cash prize winnings of $3,500, $1,000 and $500, are available at Misericordia.edu/raffle.
For additional information about the ‘Misericordia in Bloom’ Gala, please call 570-674-8201.
Today, we announced the finalists for the Fall 2021 SAGE Awards, the Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence. The SAGE Awards honor outstanding local businesses for their talent, creativity, and innovation. The winners will be announced on Friday, November 12 at the Chamber Gala, a black-tie optional event held safely at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center and presented by Fidelity Bank.
More than 80 applications were received for this year’s awards and 50 community leaders and professionals volunteered to review applications and select finalists. The Chamber is proud to honor businesses that are making valuable contributions to the region and contributing to our overall quality of life. The finalists, in each category, are:
BEST PRACTICES IN COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT• Pioneer Construction Company Inc.• Posture Interactive• Scranton Area Community FoundationBEST PRACTICES IN CUSTOMER SERVICE• Center City Print• Hilton Scranton & Conference Center• theKIMMY
BEST PRACTICES IN MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS• Fidelity Bank• Horizon Dental Care• The Honesdale National Bank
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR• FNCB Bank• Golden Technologies• Posture Interactive
HOMETOWN STAR• Children’s Advocacy Center of NEPA• Scranton Jazz Festival• Scranton Tomorrow
IMPACT: COMMUNITY OUTREACH• Friends of the Poor• NeighborWorks of Northeastern Pennsylvania• The University of Scranton
IMPACT: PEOPLE AND CULTURE• Golden Technologies• Hematology & Oncology Associates of Northeastern Pennsylvania, PC• The Settlers Inn
IMPACT: PRODUCTS AND SERVICES• Friends of the Poor• Montage Mountain Resorts• One Point, Inc.
NEW AND EMERGING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR• CTB Studio• Epic Revenue Consultants• Reed Advisory Group
NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR• Agency for Community EmPOWERment of NEPA• Miller-Keystone Blood Center• Treatment Court Advocacy Center of Lackawanna County
SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR• Center City Print• Noteology• Quest Studio
Congrats to all finalists!! The recipient of each award will be announced on Friday, November 12 at the Chamber Gala, a black-tie optional event held safely at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center.
In addition, all award finalists can also win the People’s Choice Award, where the winner will be chosen by a community wide online vote on our website from Monday, November 1 through Friday, November 5.
We hosted its Chamber Gala this evening, presenting the 2021 SAGE Awards – the Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence. This year’s event was a hybrid celebration with SAGE finalists and award sponsors joining us at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center, while other guests enjoyed viewing parties from home via Zoom.
Chamber president, Bob Durkin, and Chamber board chair, Patrick Fricchione, opened the ceremony thanking all finalists, award sponsors, and Gala sponsors for their dedication to the NEPA community. Our emcee for the evening was Thom Welby, with musical entertainment provided by Lexington Entertainment.
The SAGE Awards honor outstanding local businesses for their talent, creativity, and innovation. This year, the awards were enhanced to honor and recognize the innovation our local businesses employed due to COVID-19.
The Chamber congratulates all finalists and winners of the 2021 SAGE Awards. The winners in each category are:
BEST PRACTICES IN COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT• Coal CreativeBEST PRACTICES IN CUSTOMER SERVICE• Maternal and Family Health ServicesBEST PRACTICES IN MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS• Posture Interactive
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR• Fidelity Bank
HOMETOWN STAR• Food for All Campaign at The Settlers Inn
IMPACT: COMMUNITY OUTREACH• DePietro’s Pharmacy
IMPACT: PEOPLE AND CULTURE• Penn Foster
IMPACT: PRODUCTS AND SERVICES• Woodloch Resort
NEW AND EMERGING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR• Space Time Mead & Cider Works
NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR• Keystone Mission
PEOPLE’S CHOICE• Hematology & Oncology Associates of NEPA
SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR• United Sports Academy