Leaves of Class XX - Winners

January ~ Congratulations to Yvette Vinson of Dalton, who won the following prizes:

Entertainment: Actors Circle: 1 set of 2 tickets for 2017-2018 season of shows; Broadway Theatre League of NEPA: 2 tickets to the opening night of A Chorus Line (Feb. 23); F.M. Kirby Center: 2 orchestra seat tickets to the Howard Gospel Choir (Feb. 17); Scranton Cultural Center: 1 voucher for up to 4 complimentary tickets to a membership season series of shows presented and produced exclusively by the Scranton Cultural Center; PNC Bank: 4 club seats at the Mohegan Sun Arena to see the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (Mar. 25)

Culinary Delights: Applebee’s ($25 gift certificate); Aramark (25 free coffee or café beverage gift certificates); AV ($50 gift certificate); LongHorn Steakhouse ($25 gift card); P.J. Scanlan’s ($25 gift certificate); Sidel’s Restaurant ($30 gift card).

Memberships: Everhart Museum: 1 - family membership.

Wellness: Crunch Fitness: 1 – three month Peak Plus membership with 2 personal training sessions; Montage Mountain Resorts: 4 Extended Lift Tickets; Bella Natura - $50 gift card (courtesy of Sidney Prejean).

And More!: 3-bottle pack of White Birch Vineyard wine (courtesy of William Varady); Amazon ($25 gift certificate).

February ~ Congratulations to Mary Palmira Marek of Scranton, who won the following prizes:

EntertainmentActors Circle:  2 tickets for 2017-2018 season of shows; Broadway Theatre League of NEPA:  2 tickets to the opening night of Kinky Boots (Mar. 16);  Scranton Cultural Center:  1 voucher for up to 4 complimentary tickets to a membership season of shows presented and produced exclusively by the Scranton Cultural Center; Ritz Company Playhouse:  6 tickets for 2018 season of Ritz Company Players productions.

Culinary DelightsAramark (25 free coffee or café beverage gift certificates); Domino’s:  1 gift certificate for 1 large pizza with 1 topping; Cuppa Cake Café ($20 gift card); Lynn Sandy’s Bakery ($25 gift certificate).

Tres Chic: Pen set (courtesy of Charles Kratz); handknitted cashmere shawl (courtesy of Bonnie Strohl).

Wellness: LAVISH special beauty basket; Golf Gift Bag with 4 boxes of golf balls and Bushnell GPS Rangefinder watch (courtesy of Glenmaura National Golf Club); Lakeland Golf Club ($50 gift certificate for golf & carts); Pro Fitness Club:  gift basket with 3-month (New Adult) membership including 2 personal training sessions and more.

And More!:  Wine gift pail (courtesy of Franklin Hill Vineyards).

March ~ Congratulations to Walter Wujcik of West Chester, who won the following prizes:

Entertainment: Actors Circle: 2 tickets for 2017-2018 season of shows; Ritz Company Playhouse: 12 tickets for 2018 season of Ritz Company Players productions. 

Culinary Delights: Aramark (25 free coffee or café beverage gift certificates); Domino’s: 1 gift certificate for 1 large pizza with 1 topping; Downtown Victoria’s Gourmet Cuisine ($25 gift certificate).

Wellness: Clear Image Optical: one free eye exam & one $50 off regular or sunglasses gift certificate; Greater Scranton YMCA: 3-month family membership; Medicus Express Care: 351 piece first aid kit; Mission Yoga: 5 class pass card; The Wright Center for Primary Care Mid-Valley: one wellness/preventative health exam and one dental hygiene exam and teeth cleaning.

And More!: Spring Wreath (courtesy of Jerry’s For All Seasons); $50 Amazon gift card (courtesy of Charlene Reese); bottle of wine and Perilogics cell phone holder (courtesy of Charles Kratz).

April ~ Congratulations to Faye Bishop of Scranton, who won the following prizes:

Entertainment: The Dietrich Theater: 1 movie gift bag; Electric City Trolley Station & Museum: 4 admissions to the trolley excursion & museum; Montage Mountain Resorts: 4 waterpark admission tickets.

Culinary Delights: Aramark (25 free coffee or café beverage gift certificates); Gold Crown Pizza ($25 gift certificate); Krispy Kreme Gift Bucket (dozen donuts gift certificate, mugs, treats, etc.); The New Café at Greystone Gardens ($20 gift card); POSH@The Scranton Club ($25 gift card); TGI Fridays ($25 gift card) courtesy of Metz Culinary Management.

Tres Chic: Nada & Co. Scranton ($50 gift certificate); handmade crocheted bag (courtesy of Patti Davis).

Wellness: Spunk Fitness: one 3-month membership, 1-free bring a friend week card, one $10 Synergy cash for use at Salon or Spa; Total Hair Solutions: $50 gift certificate towards manicure & pedicure.

And More!Lackawanna Heritage Valley basket of gifts: DVD, trail guide, cap, mug and more; 3-bottle pack of White Birch Vineyard wine (courtesy of William Varady); GoPro Hero3+ Silver 10mp camera with rechargeable batteries & dual battery charger.


May ~ Congratulations to Joe & Mary Barrett of Dunmore, who won the following prizes:

EntertainmentRustic Kitchen Bistro & Bar @ Mohegan Sun Pocono: 2 tickets to the live cooking show “In the Kitchen” with Chef Kim McLendon; Cinemark ($20 gift card).

Culinary DelightsArcaro & Genell Restaurant & Catering Services ($25 gift certificate); Manning Farm Dairy ($25 gift certificate); Nana’s Pasta House ($25 gift certificate); Ragnacci’s Family Restaurant ($25 gift certificate); Revello’s Pizza ($25 gift card); Russell’s Restaurant ($40 gift certificate); Sanderson St. Tavern ($25 gift certificate); Tiffany’s Tap & Grill ($25 gift certificate).

Tres ChicLenora’s: pink leather tulip shaped crossbody bag and grey and pink designer scarf; Lillian Pulitzer cooler with Elk Mountain wine glasses; Nann Blaine Hilyard: one-of-a-kind, handmade quilt.

Wellness: Sanderson Place Salon & Spa Scranton: $75 gift certificate; Mulberry Bush: $25 gift certificate.

And More!: Hudson General Store: “Summer Afternoon” framed art print; 6 bottles of Nimble Hill wine (courtesy of The Weinberg Memorial Library).

June ~ Congratulations again to Joe & Mary Barrett of Dunmore, who won the following prizes:

Entertainment: Anthracite Heritage Museum:  4 museum tickets & 2 books on the anthracite coal industry; Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library:  2 tickets to the Distinguished Author Award dinner; Kalahari Resorts and Conventions:  $100 gift card; Ritz Company Playhouse:  6 tickets for 2018 season of Ritz Company Players productions; Wildflower Music Festival:  6 flex tics; Wyalusing Valley Wine Festival:  2 tickets to the 2018 festival.

Culinary DelightsNana’s Pasta House:  $25 gift certificate; Tasty Freeze Ice Cream: $25 gift certificate for individual treats; Zummo’s Café:  $25 gift card.

Tres ChicN.B. Levy’s Jewelers:  $50 gift certificate.

WellnessAlexander’s Spa & Salon:  $100 gift card; Spunk Fitness:  one 3-month membership, 1-free bring a friend week card, one $10 Synergy cash for use at Salon or Spa.

And More!:  Basket of Cheer ($250 value; courtesy of Ann Moskovitz); Beak & Skiff Apple Orchards: large peach jar candle; $10 Starbucks gift card and bottle of wine (courtesy of Charles Kratz);

July ~ Congratulations to Stephen & Teresa Andrichak of Sterling, who won the following prizes:

Extravaganza: Mount Airy Casino Resort: An overnight stay in a luxurious and elegant deluxe king suite, 2 entertainment tickets to any show of choice, a couples massage, and $200 food credit.

Culinary Delights: Gertrude Hawk Chocolates: $25 gift card.

Tres Chic: Pop It! Jackets & Accessories: $25 gift certificate.

August ~ Congratulations to Fiona Powell of Lewisburg, who won the following prizes:

Entertainment: Roba Family Farms: 4 admission tickets; The Schemel Forum: 1 annual couple membership; The University of Scranton Players: 2 theatre subscriptions.

Culinary Delights: Wegmans: $100 gift card.

Wellness: Total Hair Solutions: $50 gift certificate for hair services.

And More!: $250 Cash (courtesy of Charles Kratz); Fidelity Bank: Coleman Roadtrip Grill; The University of Scranton, University Advancement: Basket of University Swag including: travel mug, notebook, frame, t-shirt, sunglasses and more.

September ~ Congratulations to Pauline Lutostanski of Reading, who won these fantastic prizes:

Entertainment: AAA Travel Agency: 2 tickets to the Radio City “Christmas Spectacular” including motorcoach; Ballet Theatre of Scranton: 4 reserved tickets to a performance of The Nutcracker at Marywood University (Dec. 26, 27, 28); two $25 Regal Theater gift cards (courtesy of Charles Kratz).

Culinary Delights: Bar Pazzo ($30 gift card); Café Classico ($25 gift certificate); Carmen’s 2.0 at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel (Sunday brunch for 2); City Market & Café ($25 gift card); Cooper’s Seafood House ($25 gift certificate); DOMA Importing Company ($25 gift certificate); Gerrity’s ($25 gift card); Gertrude Hawk Chocolates ($25 gift card); Great Temptations ($25 gift certificate); Java City(Coffee Gift Basket); Mansour’s Market ($25 gift card); P.J. Scanlan’s ($25 gift certificate); Revello’s Pizza($25 gift card); Sanderson St. Tavern ($25 gift certificate); Metz Culinary Management: Lucky’s Sporthouse Kitchen & Cocktails – $25 gift card; TGI Fridays – $25 gift card; and Ruth’s Chris Steak House – $25 gift card.

Wellness: Scranton Running Co.: $25 gift card; Tim Wagner’s Sports Corner, Inc.: $25 gift certificate.

October ~ Congratulations to Gino Mori of Waverly Twp., who won the following prizes:

Entertainment: $25 Regal Cinemas gift card & 4 boxes of candy (courtesy of Gretchen Welby).

Culinary Delights: Abbiocco ($25 gift certificate); Arcaro & Genell Restaurant & Catering Services ($25 gift certificate); Backyard Ale House (Beer Basket); Carl von Luger Steak & Seafood ($50 gift card); Cooper’s Seafood House ($25 gift certificate); La Trattoria ($30 gift card); Metz Culinary Management: Ruth’s Chris Steak House - $25 gift card; POSH@The Scranton Club ($25 gift card); Ragnacci ‘s Family Restaurant ($25 gift certificate); The Settlers Inn at Bingham Park ($50 gift card); Sibio’s Restaurant ($75 gift card); State Street Grill ($50 gift card); Thai Rak Thai Restaurant ($50 gift card); four $10 Starbucks gift cards (courtesy of William Varady).

Mindfulness: Carroll & Carroll Booksellers: Lisa Scottoline novel Damaged; Library Express: “Weird Pennsylvania” themed book basket; $50 Amazon gift card and 2 books – Hopkins Poems and Prose and Images of America – Skaneateles (courtesy of Charles Kratz).

Wellness: Alchemy Home Company: basket of oil, incense & moisturizing butter; Beak & Skiff Apple Orchards: bee tea kit with coasters; RD Blow Dry Bar: $25 gift certificate; The Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine: basket with fleece pullover, tea, travel cup and snacks; Pet Basket of Gifts – fleece blanket and $100 in gift cards from local stores.

And More!: American Candle: 2 large jar candles (peach & sugar cookie); a bottle of wine with holder (courtesy of Charles Kratz).

November ~ Congratulations to Mary Ellen Winslow of S. Abington Twp., who won the following prizes:

Culinary Delights: $75 AV gift certificate (courtesy of Denise Gilroy); Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar ($30 gift card); Osaka ($25 gift card); Riccardo’s ($25 gift card): Sambuca Italian Grille & Bar ($30 gift certificate); Thai Thani ($40 gift certificate).

Tres Chic: Boscov’s ($50 gift card); Woods & Company ($25 gift card); Something Old & Something New Marketplace: vintage Christmas hostess basket; $50 JC Penney gift card (courtesy of William Varady); Nann Blaine Hilyard: one-of-a-kind, handmade quilt.

And More!: $250 cash (courtesy of Kratz Auto Supply); Mountain View Vineyard wine basket – wine, 2 glasses & opener; 6 bottles of Nimble Hill wine (courtesy of The Weinberg Memorial Library); Harbor Lights lighthouse sculpture (courtesy of Charles Kratz); $40 Amazon gift card (courtesy of Jeanne Bovard).

December ~ Congratulations to LindaHarold Newberry of Scott Twp., who won the following prizes:

Mindfulness: iPad (courtey of The University of Scranton, Division of Information Technology); $100 Amazon gift card (courtesy of Sherman Wooden); Comics on the Green: $20 gift card; The University of Scranton Bootstore: $150 gift card.

Wellness: Handmade, fleece throw (courtesy of Annette Kalwaytis); University of Scranton fleece blanket & Weinberg Memorial Library bag and more (courtesy of The Weinberg Memorial Library); Broadway cast recording of "Dear Evan Hansen" (courtesy of Charles Kratz).

And More!: Six bottles of Nimble Hill wine (courtesy of The Weinberg Memorial Library); Longaberger Christmas basket (courtesy of Charlene Reese).