Leaves of Class XIX - Winners

JanuaryCatherine A. Bolton from Lake Ariel won event and performance tickets courtesy of The Broadway Theatre League of Northeastern Pennsylvania, The Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, The Ballet Theatre of Scranton, the Actors Circle, Community Concerts at Lackawanna College and The University of Scranton Players. Catherine also won four club seats to a Penguins home game courtesy of PNC Bank, gift cards/certificates from Alexander’s Spa & Salon and Aramark, a calendar and two large jar candles from American Candle, a 1 year family membership from the Everhart Museum, and a diamond bracelet courtesy of Midori Yamanouchi, Ph.D.

February Elizabeth Barnack from Dalton won a gift certificate for two for an Endless Mountains Hot Air Balloons, Inc. ride courtesy of Rich and Jeanne Yarmey. Event and performance tickets to the following: The Piano Men:  The Music of Billy Joel and Elton John at the Keystone Grand Ballroom at Mohegan Sun Arena courtesy of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, 2 opening night tickets to the Broadway Theatre League of NEPA production of Pippin, two orchestra seat tickets to the production of her choice in the Community Concerts at Lackawanna College 2016-17 concert season, two tickets to the Actors Circle production of Clare Booth Luce’s play: The Women, and two excursion tickets from the Steamtown National Historic Site. Elizabeth also won gift cards/certificates from Zummo’s Café and Aramark, a TGI Fridays gift card from Metz Culinary Management, and a gift certificate for 4 complimentary green fees at the Country Club at Woodloch Springs.

MarchRick & Nancy Davis from Taylor won event & performance tickets to the Masterworks IV – Season’s Grand Finale, courtesy of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic; 2 tickets to the Actors Circle production of The Uninvited, 12 tickets for the 2017 summer season from The Ritz Company Playhouse, and 2 tickets to the next Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library’s Distinguished Author event. In addition, they also won gift cards/certificates to La Trattoria, Aramark, and The Olive Garden. The Davis’s will also enjoy a foursome round of golf including carts at the Elmhurst Country Club, and gift baskets courtesy of Glenmaura National Golf Club, Krispy Kreme, and the Lackawanna Heritage Valley.

April – Donna Simpson from Olyphant won a wellness visit to The Wright Center for Primary Care Mid Valley, a three month membership to The Michael J. Aronica, M.D. Wellness Center from Allied Services, an eye exam and gift certificate from Clear Image Optical, and a basket of healthcare gifts from Medicus Express Care. In addition, Donna also won gift cards/certificates to Scranton Running Co., Carl von Luger Steak & Seafood, Russell’s Restaurant, Sibio’s Restaurant, POSH @ The Scranton Club, TGI Friday’s from Metz Culinary Management and Nana’s Pasta House. Donna will also enjoy a 6” green plant courtesy of McCarthy Florist, 25 free coffee or café beverage gift certificates from Aramark and a gift certificate from Rustic Kitchen Bistro & Bar at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.

MayKate Leahy from Waverly won a spectacular overnight getaway package at Mt. Airy Casino Resort, which includes: an overnight stay in a deluxe king suite; golf for two including cart and green fees; a couples massage and a $200 food credit.  Kate also won gift certificates from N. B. Levy’s and The Bog.

June – Irene Fotta & Mary Beth Hennigan from Clarks Summit won a 5 class card from Jaya Yoga Studio, a one year couple membership to The Schemel Forum, a PRO Fitness Club basket including one 3-month membership & 2 personal training sessions gift certificates. Irene & Mary Beth also won a $75 gift certificate from Sanderson Place Salon & Spa Scranton, Montage Mountain Resorts waterpark admission tickets, 6 flex tics to the Wildflower Music Festival and tickets to the Wyalusing Valley Wine Festival.

July Kevin Clarke of Dunmore won a basket of cheer compliments of Ann Moskovitz, a “Family Fun” gift basket from The Commonwealth Medical College, a Mountain View Vineyard wine basket and bottle opener set, seven wines in a lovely Longaberger basket courtesy of Charles Kratz and Charlene Reese, a Coleman Roadtrip portable propane grill courtesy of Fidelity Bank, and a ceramic chip and dip Telavera platter. Kevin also won gift certificates/cards from The Epicurean Delight Catering, Inc. ($100), Wegmans ($100), Bella Facia ($25), DOMA Importing Company ($25), Gold Crown Pizza ($25), Mansours Market ($25), Quinn’s Supermarket ($25), and Tasty Freeze Ice Cream ($25).

August Elise Hanna of Moscow won a 3-month Peak Plus membership and 2 personal training sessions from Crunch Fitness Scranton; an overnight stay for two as well as breakfast for two in Trolley’s Bistro at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center; a 5 class card from Mission Yoga and 4 tickets from Roba Family Farms. Elise also won gift certificates/cards from Backyard Ale House ($50); Cooper’s Seafood House ($50); State Street Grill ($50); Thai Rak Thai Restaurant ($50 gift certificate); TGI Fridays (5 coupons for $40 value); Sidel’s Restaurant ($30); City Café ($25); and Abe’s Deli ($10). Additionally, she won a Salon Sage and Day Spa haircut ($30 value) courtesy of Renee Sciandra & Kathleen Douglas & a facial gift certificate from Megan Dougherty ($60 value); a $75 gift card from Bazil Ristorante Italiano courtesy of Denise Gilroy; a $40 Cinemark gift card courtesy of Charles Kratz; two Starbucks gift cards ($20 total value) courtesy of Gretchen Welby; and a Longaberger basket filled with jams and spreads from Something Old, Something New Marketplace, courtesy of Charlene Reese.

September Neil Donahue of Scranton won two tickets to the “Christmas Spectacular” at Radio City including transportation courtesy of AAA Travel Agency, 2 copies of Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow from Carroll & Carroll Booksellers and a CD of the Hamilton original Broadway Cast Recording courtesy of Charles Kratz. In addition, Neil won $150 cash courtesy of Charles Kratz, a wine gift basket (8 bottles) courtesy of Debra Pellegrino, Gretchen Welby, William Varady, and Mary Ellen Pichiarello, a Movie Gift basket from The Dietrich Theater, and a gift basket from The University of Scranton, Division of University Advancement. Neil also won gift certificates/cards from Total Hair Solutions (2-$50), Starbucks ($40 value courtesy of William Varady), Café Classico ($25), Sanderson Street Tavern ($25), Applebee’s ($25), City Market & Café ($25), Gertrude Hawk ($25), Comics on the Green ($20), and The Bog ($15).

October Gloria Jablonski of Dickson City won a 1 ct. t.w. diamond bracelet courtesy of Midori Yamanouchi, Ph.D., a Pet Basket of Gifts (gift certificates from local pet stores and more -- $100 value), an adult coloring book basket from the Library Express, a cozy handmade fleece blanket by Annette Kalwaytis, and a Java City gift basket. Gloria also won four reserved tickets to the Ballet Theatre of Scranton’s performance of The Nutcracker at Marywood University (Dec. 26-28) and the following gift card/certificates: The University of Scranton Bookstore ($150), Alexander’s Family Restaurant ($50), and Barnes & Noble Booksellers ($25).

November John Norcross of Clarks Summit won $250 cash courtesy of Kratz Auto Supply; a drone, courtesy of Brian McHugh; two logo t-shirts and a baseball from the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders; a green plaid Southern Proper tie from Burlap and Bourbon; a lighted Christmas village, Longaberger ornament, and crystal bear courtesy of Charlene Reese; A beehive sugar bowl courtesy of Hudson’s General Store, and two bottles of Royal Crown whiskey in a Longaberger basket courtesy of Charles Kratz and Charlene Reese. John also won gift cards/certificates to: Amazon ($60 gift card); Boscov’s ($50 gift card); Debbie’s Flower Boutique, Inc. ($50 gift card toward a silk arrangement); Live with It by Lora Hobbs ($50 gift certificate); Nada & Co. ($50 gift certificate); The Settlers Inn at Bingham Park ($50 gift certificate from ); Stirna’s Restaurant ($25 gift certificate); Lucky’s Sporthouse Kitchen & Cocktails from Metz Culinary Management ($20 gift card), and Abe’s Deli ($10 gift certificate).

December – Joyce Hatala of Fleetville won a new iPad from The University of Scranton, Division of Information Resources, a hand knit scarf courtesy of Bonnie Strohl; a wine gift basket from Franklin Hill Vineyards; a wine bottle opener kit courtesy of Charles Kratz; and two phone cases courtesy of William Varady.  Joyce also won the following gift cards/certificates to: Alexander’s Family Restaurant ($50); Alibris ($50); Lenora’s ($50); Thai Thani ($40); Ruth’s Chris Steak House ($25) & Wolfgang Puck ($10) from Metz Culinary Management; Amazon ($30); Six East Restaurant (dinner for 2 up to $30); Regal Entertainment Group ($25 courtesy of Alan Mazzei); JJ McNally’s ($25); Nana’s Pasta House ($25); POSH@The Scranton Club ($25); Riccardo’s ($25); and Stirnas Restaurant ($25).