June - Paul R. Rousseau of New Bedford, MA won the initial drawing for the June raffle. Mr. Rousseau in turn, donated all but the special gift from the Spice Shoppe back to the Library. The Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library would like to extend our gratitude to Mr. Rousseau.
The winner of our second drawing is Chet Harhut of Scranton, PA. Mr. Harhut won a $250 gift certificate from Bartikowsky Jewelers, a "Day of Renewal" at Sanderson Place Salon & Spa Scranton. A $25 gift certificate from Personal Touch, a $50 gift certificate from Buchner's Flower & Gift Shop, Inc., a $50 gift certificate from Russell's Restaurant, a $20 gift certificate from the Windsor Inn, a $25 gift certificate from Amici, 6 tickets for the Ritz Company Playhouse, & 10 gift certificates to the Waffle House.
July - Janet Loewe of Clarks Summit, PA won 2 subscriptions to the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic's Masterworks series of concerts, gift certificates to some of the area's best restaurants - Six East Restaurant ($30), Café Classico ($25), and Faccia Luna ($25). Gift certificates to Wegmans ($25) and Weis ($20) supermarkets and Hollywood Video (10 movie rentals), a $50 gift certificate from Alibris, a $50 gift certificate from Murray's Gold Mine and a $40 gift certificate from Debbie's Flower Boutique, Inc, two tickets to the Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library's Distinguished Author event, and 10 gift certificates to the Waffle House.
August - Joyce Hatala of Fleetville, PA won gift certificates to the Gourmet Family Restaurant, Windsor Inn, Anna Maria's Restaurant and Abe's Deli, a one-month membership to Uno Fitness, Inc., a $50 gift certificate from Nada & Co., a Macy's gift basket, a $50 gift certificate from Murray's Gold Mine, 3 books from Borders, one book a month from the University of Scranton Bookstore, 2 theatre subscriptions to The University of Scranton Players, a $50 gift certificate from White's Country Floral and 10 gift certificates to the Waffle House.
September - Mary Ann Fitzpatrick of Dumore, PA won a bus trip for two to see the Radio City Music Hall Christmas show courtesy of the AAA Travel Agency, a $50 gift certificate for Patsel's, two movie gift bags from the Dietrich Theater, a $25 gift certificate for Twigs Restaurant & Café, a beautiful fall basket from Live With It, a $100 gift certificate from Le Belle Cose at Penn Furniture, a $40 gift certificate from Remick Floral & Gift, a $50 gift certificate from molly b, a $20 gift certificate from Naturally Yours, a $50 gift certificate for the purchase of a Vera Bradley product from The Bike Hub, a $25 gift certificate from Gibbons Toyota, Java City gift certificates from Aramark, and 20 gift certificates from the Waffle House.
October - Edward Heffron of Old Forge, PA won a traditional studio session (and package #6) with a master photographer at Guy Cali Associates, Inc., a $25 gift certificate from A.C. Moore, a beautiful glass vase from the Everhart Museum, lovely artwork from Laura Craig Gallery, a $50 gift certificate from N.B. Levy's Jewelers, a $25 gift certificate from Atlantic Fish & Fabulous Foods, a Pet Basket of Gifts - including gift certificates and treats from local pet stores and a gift certificate for a "wellness" visit for your pet with a local veterinarian, 6 tickets to the Ice Box Sports & Skating Complex, a $25 gift certificate to Brixx Grille & Tavern, a $25 gift certificate to Jim Dandy's Saloon & Eatery, a one-month membership to Uno Fitness, Inc., 20 gift certificates to the Waffle House and a yogurt cake from TCBY.
November - Patricia Baldassari of Scranton, PA won $500 cash for a shopping spree, a gift basket from Live With It and a Longaberger holiday basket. Patricia also won two $20 gift certificates to Trattoria Bella, a $25 Sebastianelli's Restaurant gift certificate, a $40 Alexander's Restaurant gift certificate, and 20 gift certificates to the Waffle House.
December - Debbie Livingston of Old Forge, PA won a new computer and printer, a gift certificate for two Continuing Education courses at The University of Scranton, and 20 gift certificates to the Waffle House.