Special Events

The Night in Havana Gala was held September 14th @ The Westmoreland Club

View photos from the event by clicking here thanks to Sakari Imaging.

Contact Chris Kelly, Director of Development at 570.823.0156 x 218 or ckelly@luzernelibraries.org to be added to the 2019 gala invitation list, ask about 2019 sponsorship opportunities or to volunteer.

Osterhout Gala Committee photo:
Front Row (L to R): Kim Mericle, Eileen Song, Stacia Arnaud, Lissa Bryan-Smith, Gala Co-Chair, Cathy Fields McHugh, Traci Cross, Gala Co-Chair, Pam Zuccker-Lacroix, Patricia Finan Castellano
Second Row (L to R): Todd Serafin, Molly Hoegen, Vanessa Botzman, Lindsay Bezick, Ali Zurawski, Maureen Duffy, Mary Kolessar
Third Row (L to R): Jane Alperin, Tony Brooks, Michael Last, Annual Campaign Chair.

Also on the planning committee are: Jillian Andes, Tish Last, Annual Campaign Chair, Maureen Bufalino, Liz Graham, Lisa Grossman, Nancy Medico, Marisue Elias Newman, Donna Patton, Stephen Rosenthal, & Laurie Schwager

Joseph & Rose Marie Panzitta, Evergreen Honorees

Michael Last, Annual Campaign Chair, Traci Cross, Gala Co-Chair, Stephen Rosenthal, Guest of Honor, Lissa Bryan-Smith, Gala Co-Chair

Traci Cross, Osterhout Library Gala Co-Chair, Michael & Tish Last, 2018 Annual Campaign Chairs, Lissa Bryan-Smith, Osterhout Library Gala Co-Chair

Julie Sidoni, WNEP & Frankie Warren, Magic 93
Masters of Ceremonies

Magic 93 Promo with Frankie Warren & Julie Sidoni

The winner of the 2018 Night in Havana Trip Raffle worth $5,000 is Theresa Finan. Congratulations Theresa!

Thank you to everyone who purchased one of the record 570 tickets sold. Check back here in early 2019 for the big announcement of the next Gala Trip Raffle.

Winner Annual Trip Raffle: Therese Finan

Sponsor of the Annual Trip Raffle: Mericle Commercial Real Estate

Mary Kolessar, Mericle Commerical Real Estate Services, Inc, Traci Cross, Gala Co-Chair, Robert and his wife Kim Mericle, Mericle Commerical Real Estate Services, Inc, Lissa Bryan-Smith, Gala Co-Chair, and Rick Miller, Executive Director, Osterhout Free library.

WNEP Brewsterhout Rooftop Party PSA

The Rotary Club of Wilkes-Barre, PA invites you, your family and friends to the second All ‘Fore’ Books mini golf event to benefit Children’s Programs at the Osterhout Free Library. Enjoy 18 fun and very unique holes played within, through and around the library stacks. Putter and ball provided to players of any age.

Click here to view our sponsorship packet. To become a sponsor please contact WBRotaryMiniGolf@gmail.com.

Sponsors as of 3.19.19

Birdie Sponsor ($1,000)
Best Western Plus Genetti’s

Par Sponsor ($500)
Lawrence, Cable and Company, LLP
Panzitta Enterprises

Hole Sponsor ($250)
King’s College Rotaract Club
C. Allen Mullins Architect
Atty Lars Anderson-Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn, PC
Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber
Fidelity Bank
PennEastern Engineers, LLC
Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Westmoreland Club
Robert C. Williams Insurance Agency
Daniel J. Hughes Funeral Home
Chaucer Press
Cawley Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation
Borland & Borland
Hoegen & Associates, P.C.

Supporter ($100)
Peoples Security Bank and Trust
InterMetro Industries Corporation
Dallas Woodruff
Faye and Richard Bishop
Joe Brodhamer

In-Kind Donors
All raffle basket donors
Friends of the Osterhout Library (books for everyone)
Rich Ceccoli of Victory Pig Pizza (putters & balls)
Dr. Brian Whitman, Professor, Wilkes University (supplies)
Zebra Communications of Wilkes University (promotion)

Media Partners
Magic 93 & Cumulus Media
Times Leader

Mini Golf PSA Courtesy WBRE